Navigation Links
FDA's Current Ability to Regulate Genetic Testing is Problematic, FDLI-AAAS Colloquium Attendees Say
Date:6/22/2009

Personalized Medicine Meeting Elicits Varying Perspectives

WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) ability to regulate genetic testing is problematic, according to a recent polling of personalized medicine stakeholders.

Three-quarters of the attendees at a colloquium on personalized medicine, sponsored by the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) responded "yes" to the audience question, "Do you have concerns about the ability of the FDA to regulate genetic testing?" However, 72 percent of the attendees also responded that FDA should be charged with ensuring standardization of testing protocols and interpretation across labs, clinical validity of testing and clinical usefulness of tests. And 71 percent agreed that FDA should regulate genetic testing, including laboratory-developed testing, more stringently. Genetic testing is regarded as a key component of personalized medicine.

Finally, half of the respondents were somewhat skeptical that their own doctors know enough about personalized medicine to effectively incorporate genetics into the care of their families, while 28 percent said there was "not a chance" that their doctors knew enough. Only 2 percent were "very confident" that their physicians could effectively incorporate genetics in personalized medicine

The first of a series of three colloquia on personalized medicine sponsored by FDLI and AAAS took place at AAAS headquarters in Washington, D.C., and was attended by more than 200 participants both on site and via webcast. Physicians, scientists, attorneys, consultants, insurance representatives and other personalized medicine stakeholders brought varying points of view at the two-day event. The first day's sessions focused on diagnostic tools and their clinical utility, featuring sessions on
'/>"/>

SOURCE Food and Drug Law Institute
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Arrow International Urges Shareholders To Vote for Approval of the $45.50 Teleflex Inc. Merger and for the Current Board of Directors
2. Glass Lewis Recommends Arrow Shareholders Vote on the White Proxy Card for Merger With Teleflex and for Current Board of Directors at Arrow Annual Meeting
3. Arrow International Sends Letter Reminding Shareholders to Vote White Proxy Card in Support of Teleflex Merger and Election of Current Board of Directors
4. Morris Animal Foundation 2008 Sponsorship Guide Available, Details Current Animal Health Studies
5. Experimental drug boosts survival in recurrent ovarian cancer
6. Office of Administration Announces Plan to Preserve Health Care Benefits for Current, Future Retired Commonwealth Employees
7. Stop eating for two: obese moms-to-be should gain less weight than currently recommended
8. Switching to MA Coverage Unlikely for Current Beneficiaries With MediGap or Medicare Only
9. The Current Recall of Boy Scouts of Americas Plastic Badges Does Not Affect Embroidered Insignia, Badges & Awards Produced by Lion Brothers Company Inc.
10. Purified Fish Oil Concentrates Offer Solution to Current Seafood Controversy for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women!
11. ALEVE-D(R) Sinus & Cold Offers Option for the More Than 50% of Consumers Not Satisfied with Current Sinus Medication
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/17/2014)... NY (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 Project ... who recently brought videos of MIT economist and Obamacare ... best-selling author James O’Keefe conducted the interview, which is ... stated that there was intentional mislabeling in the Affordable ... in the bill: A two-hundred-and-fifty billion dollar per year ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... parents should leave prenatal picture-taking to medical professionals, the ... ultrasound imaging and heartbeat monitors to get "keepsake" images ... "Although there is a lack of evidence ... monitors, prudent use of these devices by trained health ... engineer, said in an agency news release. "Ultrasound ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. ... fast approaching, a new study reveals that states that routinely ... drunk drivers on their roads. The finding suggests that ... able to deter inebriated revelers from getting behind the wheel ... being passed regarding drinking and driving," said study lead author ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... 15, 2014 A recent survey found ... women as impacting skin health and beauty were: “Connections,” ... skin care.” Water and health advocate and radio host ... article describing the survey and the Four C’s.* Kleyne ... every category discussed would benefit from paying attention to ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... Main Street Dental Team ( http://www.MainStreetDentalTeam.com ), ... a new study providing evidence on the impact of ... children. , Sufficient enough evidence already exists showing a ... juice drinks, with the onset of tooth decay. One ... listed as 100% fruit juice, meaning it is completely ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Project Veritas: James O’Keefe Interviews the Man Who Discovered Jonathan Gruber Videos 2Health News:FDA Warns Against Fetal 'Keepsake' Videos 2Health News:Enforcement of Drunk Driving Laws Makes Roads Safer, Study Finds 2Health News:Enforcement of Drunk Driving Laws Makes Roads Safer, Study Finds 3Health News:Water and health advocate Sharon Kleyne adds a “W” for fresh water to “four C’s of skin care” 2Health News:Water and health advocate Sharon Kleyne adds a “W” for fresh water to “four C’s of skin care” 3Health News:Main Street Dental Team, Unionville’s Most Innovative Dental Clinic, Comments on New Study Relating Pure Fruit Juice to Poor Oral Hygiene 2
... of Nursing faculty member Rachel Jones has been selected ... for Community Engagement in Research. This award is for ... in part on data from Newark or Northern New ... Provosts Awards for Community Engagement to acknowledge the valuable ...
... For the first time, researchers have,identified structural ... The results of the study, conducted by ... in Charlottesville and The Children,s Hospital,of Philadelphia in ... the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)., ...
... Can Learn activities help students identify their unique qualities ... while appreciating those ... All Kids Can, in,partnership with Scholastic, announced today the distribution ... inspire students,to discover their own special abilities and qualities and ...
... University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and other study ... a non-invasive technique that excites neurons in the brain ... a safe and effective, non-drug treatment with minimal side ... other treatment options without benefit. , This ...
... Women who live in urban areas have denser breasts, ... to a study presented today at the annual meeting ... living in cities need to pay more attention to ... F.R.C.S., F.R.C.R., director of The London Breast Institute at ...
... New Haven, Conn. Bioengineers at Yale and Cornell ... and remains at the site of brain tumors ... according to a report in the November-December issue of ... increase treatment distances to more than a centimeter, which ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member Rachel Jones awarded Rutgers-Newark Provost Award 2Health News:Novel MRI Technique Shows Secondhand Smoke Damages Lungs 2Health News:Novel MRI Technique Shows Secondhand Smoke Damages Lungs 3Health News:'CVS Caremark All Kids Can' and Scholastic Distribute Free Educational Guides in Schools to Champion Acceptance and Build Self-Esteem among Second Graders 2Health News:'CVS Caremark All Kids Can' and Scholastic Distribute Free Educational Guides in Schools to Champion Acceptance and Build Self-Esteem among Second Graders 3Health News:Penn research shows transcranial magnetic stimulation effective in treating major depression 2Health News:City-dwelling women at greater risk for breast cancer 2Health News:New method of drug delivery more effective at reaching brain tumors 2
(Date:12/17/2014)... , Dec. 17, 2014  Beamz Interactive, Inc. ... music products, today announced that it has signed ... manufacturer and supplier of innovative prosthetic, orthotic and ... part of the agreement, RSL Steeper will promote ... specifically configured for use within UK residential care ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... , Dec. 17, 2014  ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. ... Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a ... dendritic cell-based immunotherapeutic vaccine targeting six tumor antigens ... of US Patent No. 8,871,211, which issued October ... by administering a dendritic cell composition comprising peptide ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... , Dec. 17, 2014  RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation ... focused on discovering, developing and commercializing innovative therapies ... today announced completion of enrollment in its first Phase ... 3-month observations confirmed the 1-month findings that were ... Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130917/NE80755LOGO , ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Beamz Interactive, Inc. Signs UK Distribution Agreement with RSL Steeper Limited 2Beamz Interactive, Inc. Signs UK Distribution Agreement with RSL Steeper Limited 3ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Announces Issuance of Key Patent For ICT-107 Cancer Vaccine 2RXi Pharmaceuticals Announces Sustained Effect of RXI-109 at Three Months Post Scar Revision Surgery and the Completion of Enrollment for its Phase 2a Trial RXI-109-1301 2RXi Pharmaceuticals Announces Sustained Effect of RXI-109 at Three Months Post Scar Revision Surgery and the Completion of Enrollment for its Phase 2a Trial RXI-109-1301 3RXi Pharmaceuticals Announces Sustained Effect of RXI-109 at Three Months Post Scar Revision Surgery and the Completion of Enrollment for its Phase 2a Trial RXI-109-1301 4RXi Pharmaceuticals Announces Sustained Effect of RXI-109 at Three Months Post Scar Revision Surgery and the Completion of Enrollment for its Phase 2a Trial RXI-109-1301 5
... CITY, Calif., Jan. 4, 2011 Arstasis is pleased ... to physicians, nurses, patients, and cath lab technicians across ... of physicians participating in Arstasis clinical trials and select ...  As of today, the company is making the simple-to-use, ...
... 4, 2011 Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... Recent Advances in Isis, Development PipelineWhen: , Thursday, ... 9:00 a.m. PTWhere: , www.isispharm.comHow: , Live on ... listed above. Contacts: , Kristina LemonidisDirector, Investor Relations(760) ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Nationwide Launch of Arstasis One Access Device Provides Cath Labs Across the U.S. an Alternative to Standard Arteriotomies and Vascular Closure Implants 2
SOLOS Endoscopy shares your commitment to provide every patient with the highest quality care available through our ongoing research and development of advanced surgical instruments and diagnostic so...
Operate with confidence. Autosuture is advancing the sate of both open and minimally invasive surgery by providing surgical tools that feel right, function right, and facilitate the right outcome eve...
Operate with confidence. Autosuture is advancing the sate of both open and minimally invasive surgery by providing surgical tools that feel right, function right, and facilitate the right outcome eve...
... Many special order products are offered ... extra long lengths. The modular instruments may ... other options such as ratchets, insulation and ... from Mediflex stock. Customer specifications may affect ...
Medicine Products: