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FDA News & Notes - Week of July 18, 2011
Date:7/18/2011

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Science, public health, and regulatory highlights from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Information in this document is designed for credentialed journalists. Release dates and times for items are current as of July 18, 2011.

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Events and Speeches for the Commissioner and FDA leadership:
Monday, 7/25 – FDA Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg discusses consumer and pharmaceutical issues as part of Public Citizen's 40th Anniversary Speaker Series Symposium. 12:30 p.m., 1600 20th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. Send required RSVP to bholzer@citizen.org.
Press Office Contact: Raymond Formanek Jr., 301-796-4677, raymond.formanek@fda.hhs.gov

Meetings, Workshops and Congressional Testimony:
Wednesday, 7/20 – The Circulatory System Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee discusses and votes on information related to the premarket approval application for the Edwards SAPIEN Transcatheter Heart Valve sponsored by Edwards Lifesciences. 8 a.m., Hilton Washington D.C. North/Gaithersburg, 620 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg, Md.
Press Office Contact: Amanda Sena, 301-796-0393, amanda.sena@fda.hhs.gov

Wednesday, 7/20 – Joint Meeting of the Gastrointestinal Drugs Advisory Committee and the Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committ
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