Bethesda, Md. – The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) today announced that it has confirmed Douglas Throckmorton, MD, Deputy Director for Regulatory Programs, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), U.S. FDA, as an opening plenary speaker of the 2020 PDA/FDA Joint Regulatory Conference, which will be held virtually Sept. 14 – 16.
Bethesda, Md. – The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) today announced the availability of BSR/PDA Standard 02-201x, Cryopreservation of Cells for Use in Cell Therapies and Regenerative Medicine Manufacturing for public comment. To receive a copy of this draft standard, email PDA at [email protected]
The public comments period concludes September 7, 2020 EDT. There is no charge for the draft standard.
Bethesda, Md. – The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) today announced the availability of a new website for the PDA Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit founded in 1997 to help support PDA and other industry activities. This new website makes it easier for industry stakeholders to donate money for various activities, as it includes an online processing system.
Bethesda, Md. – The Parenteral Drug Association, Inc. (PDA) today announced two new volunteer opportunities and changes to its Board of Directors/Executive Committee following its spring Board of Directors meeting.
Bethesda, Md. – The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) today announced the availability of ANSI/PDA Standard 001-2020, Enhanced Purchasing Controls to Support the Bio-Pharmaceutical, Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices, and Combination Products Industries, which was approved by the ANSI Board of Standards Review on March 13, 2020.
Bethesda, Md. – The Parenteral Drug Association, Inc. (PDA) today announced the availability of its 2020 – 2026 Strategic Plan, which was developed to assist PDA in achieving its vision to be the premier global leader in advancing bio/pharmaceutical manufacturing, science, technology, and regulation to enable members to better serve patients. The plan was developed by PDA’s Strategic Planning Committee at the direction of the PDA Board of Directors.
Bethesda, Md. – The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) announced that it is suspending membership expirations retroactively to March 1 and continuing until the end of June. All members will continue to enjoy the benefits of membership, even if you are unable to pay due to the impact of the corona virus pandemic.
Bethesda, Md. – The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) today announced the appointment of former Eli Lilly and Co. - Executive Glenn E. Wright as Vice President of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs, effective March 23. Mr. Wright most recently worked as Senior Director of Quality Operations at Exelead, a contract manufacturer. Mr. Wright also has worked for Amgen and Pfizer.
Berlin – Parenteral Drug Association Europe (PDA EU) is hosting its 10th Parenteral Packaging Conference in Basel, Switzerland, 25-26 February. The conference features presentations and discussions by industry leaders and technical experts from pharma and supplier companies. This year’s event includes expert discussions on the EU’s Medical Device Regulation 117 and on closed system transfer devices.
Bethesda, Md. – The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) and the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) today announced their agreement to explore collaborations to further the missions of both organizations and enhance value to their members, stakeholders, and their respective communities at large. The two heads of each organization met at PDA’s headquarters on Jan. 29 to sign a collaboration agreement.
Bethesda, Md. – The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) today announced its schedule of U.S. conferences for the year. The busy schedule includes PDA’s signature events and new “hot topic” workshops.