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CMC Regulatory Compliance Strategy for Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing

Aug 19 - Aug 20, 2020
Bethesda, MD

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Overview

Biopharmaceuticals (i.e., biological medicines sourced from genetically-engineered living systems) for treatment of human diseases have become a significant percentage of the pharmaceutical industry. And not just the recombinant DNA-derived proteins and monoclonal antibodies (both from the innovators and biosimilars), but now an increasing awareness of the importance of gene therapy and genetically engineered cellular medicinal products.

These biopharmaceuticals are being manufactured by many companies whose Chemistry, Manufacturing & Control (CMC) teams have varying degrees of familiarity or experience with the regulatory requirements for these challenging products. Companies clearly understand the critical importance of their human clinical study strategy, but frequently, the development of a strategy for CMC is often an afterthought. Add the frequent lack of CMC regulatory compliance experience in some companies, coupled with the complexity of the biological manufacturing processes and products, and this can be a recipe for disaster.

This training course will provide insights and practical guidance for the CMC teams to develop an acceptable cost-effective, risk-based CMC regulatory compliance strategy for biopharmaceutical manufacturing of recombinant proteins, monoclonal antibodies, genetically engineered viruses and human cells from early clinical stage development through market approval. The training course emphasis will focus on FDA, EMA and ICH guidance.

For more options and/or related training courses, please visit the page(s) below.

PDA Biopharmaceuticals Training Course Series

Agenda

  • An agenda will be available soon. Training courses generally run from 8:30 to 16:00 each day. Breakfast will not be provided, but lunch will be provided.

Trainers

John Geigert
John Geigert
Biopharmaceutical Quality Solutions

Additional Information

  • Learning Objectives

    Learning Objectives

    1. Explain the importance and underlying principles of an effective CMC regulatory strategy for biopharmaceuticals to move your products through clinical development into the marketplace
    2. Explain the importance and underlying principles for CMC regulatory compliance of biopharmaceuticals and how this leads regulatory agencies to have different CMC regulatory requirements for biotech products compared to pharmaceuticals of chemical origin
  • Who Should Attend

    Who Should Attend

    This training course is intended for professionals who are involved in the development of a CMC regulatory strategy for drug manufacturing.

    Departments
    Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Process Development, Regulatory Affairs

    Roles
    Director, Manager, Supervisor, Specialist

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PDA Training and Research Institute

4350 East West Highway, Suite 110
Bethesda, MD

How to Get Here

By Air

The Washington/Bethesda area is serviced by the following airports: Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA), Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), and Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI).

By Car

There is a parking garage located at the training course location. The fee is $12/day. Please do not leave your car in the parking garage past 6:00 p.m. as both the building and parking garage access doors are locked.

Other Options

Metro – Ride the Red Line of the Metro and depart at Bethesda station. It is a 5-minute walk from Bethesda station to the training course location.

Amtrak – Ride Amtrak and depart at Union Station. From Union Station, ride the Red Line of the Metro and depart at Bethesda station. It is a 5-minute walk from Bethesda station to the training course location.

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Registration Fees

Early Registration
Registration Type Price By July 3, 2020
Member $1,889
Non-member $2,267
Gov't/Health Auth./Academic* $1,469


Regular Registration
Registration Type Price After July 3, 2020
Member $2.099
Non-member $2,519
Gov't/Health Auth./Academic* $1,469


* For Government/Health Authority/Academic nonmembers, online registration is not available and must be faxed in.

All rates in US dollars. To receive the prevailing rate, PDA must receive your registration(s) by 5:00 p.m. ET on or before the date noted.

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