FDA's Medical Device Innovation Initiative

Tue, 02/15/2011 - 9:32am

To ensure continued access to innovative medical devices, which often fulfill unmet public health needs, CDRH is launching the Medical Device Innovation Initiative, a comprehensive plan designed to address some of the barriers that can impede a product's timely progress to market. Dr. Shuren will discuss proposed actions that CDRH will take to help accelerate the development and regulatory evaluation of innovative devices. Participants: - Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., J.D., Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, FDA - Jonathan Sackner-Bernstein, M.D. , Assoc. Center Director, Technology and Innovation, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, FDA - Colonel Geoffrey Ling M.D., Ph.D. Program Manager, Revolutionizing Prosthetics, DARPA - Dr. Peggy Hamburg, FDA Commissioner

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