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10.03.23

CTR & CTIS: Quick Guide for Sponsors

A quick guide on the main rules and procedures of the Clinical Trials Regulation (CTR) has been released for sponsors who wish to conduct clinical trials in the European Union (EU) / European Economic Area (EEA) or have ongoing clinical trials in this region.

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10.03.23

CTIS: Questions and Answers on Data Protection

The European Commission, EMA and the Heads of Medicines Agency (HMA) prepared a questions and answers document on data protection. The Q&A document has been created to provide guidance to CTIS users on how to protect personal data and commercially confidential information (CCI) in CTIS.

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10.03.23

EU Survey on the Implementation of the Clinical Trial Regulation

On 31 January 2023 the Clinical Trials Information System has become mandatory for EU clinical trial applications. However, there are still some issues regarding the functionality of the CTIS. Now, the European Commission, together with the EMA and the HMA, published the results of a consultation on the implementation of the CTR.

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10.03.23

Clinical Trials Regulation - Version 6.3 of the Q&As

The European Commission published an updated Version 6.3 of the Questions & Answers (Q&As) relating to the EU Clinical Trials Regulation. The revised version includes a new Annex with information on where sponsors can find national requirements.

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15.02.23

The new ICH Q9 Revision on Quality Risk Management becomes Effective as of 23 July 2023: A Detailed Analysis

In January you could read about the publication of the revised ICH Q9 guideline. What is new with regard to quality risk management (QRM)?

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02.02.23

Updated ICH E2B(R3) Q&As on ICRs

The updated ICH E2B(R3) Q&As Version 2.4 for the ICH E2B(R3) Guideline: Electronic Transmission of Individual Case Safety Reports (ICSRs) has reached Step 4 of the ICH Process. The update includes a new Q&A regarding information about vaccine reporting.

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02.02.23

Dosage versus Dose

The U.S. FDA published a draft guidance on the dosage and administration labeling section for certain medicinal products. The guidance is one of several FDA guidance documents addressing labeling for human prescription drugs.

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25.01.23

ICH M10 Guideline on Bioanalytical Method Validation and Study Sample Analysis

The EMA published an updated Q&A document regarding the new ICH M10 guideline on Bioanalytical Method Validation and Study Sample Analysis. The document became effective on 21 January 2023.

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18.01.23

USP-NF Stimuli Article on Quality by Design (QbD) Principles in Method Development

In the Pharmacopeial Forum, PF 49(1), a stimuli article entitled "A Novel Approach Using Quality by Design to Develop and Implement Flexible Methods in Non-Application Over-the-Counter Monographs" was published.

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18.01.23

ANVISA authorizes National Scientific Research with Cannabis

The agency now authorizes national scientific research with cannabis-derived products. The authorization granted will allow to conduct pre-clinical research to evaluate the efficacy and safety of cannabinoids in the management of signs and symptoms associated with neurological and psychiatric disorders.

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18.01.23

Update on the EMA Checklists for Changes & Variations

The European Medicines Agency has published pre-submission checklists for certain procedure types. In particular the Validation Checklist for Type II (non)clinical variations has now been updated.

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17.01.23

Clinical Trials: EMA clarifies Dates for the Transition Period

In order to help sponsors using the CTIS, the EMA has published a sponsor handbook. Following the previous update on how to manage clinical trials transitioned to the CTR, the EMA now clarifies the timelines for the transition period.

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17.01.23

How to Manage Clinical Trials Transitioned to the CTR?

In order to help sponsors using the CTIS, the EMA has published a sponsor handbook. The EMA is continuously updating the CTIS Sponsor Handbook with further priority topics and a revised version 3 has now been published.

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17.01.23

Sponsor Responsibilities with regard to Handling and Shipping of IMPs

Following the entry into application of the CTR at the beginning of last year, the final version of the "Guideline on the responsibilities of the sponsor with regard to handling and shipping of IMPs" has been published. IMPs may not be used in a clinical trial in a member state of the European Union until the completion of the two-step procedure referred to in this guideline.

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17.01.23

Update on the EMA Guidance for Applicants/MAHs involved in GCP Inspections

The EMA published the revised Guidance for applicants/MAHs involved in GMP, GCP and GVP inspections coordinated by EMA. By this revision only the GCP section of the document has been amended. Amongst others it has been clarified that the reporting inspector should be contacted prior to submitting any documents.

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