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FDA News & Notes - Week of September 26, 2011
Date:9/26/2011

SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 26, 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 September 26, 2011.

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Events and Speeches for the Commissioner and FDA leadership:
Wednesday, 9/28 – AdvaMed 2011 Conference. HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, John M. Taylor, J.D., counselor to the FDA Commissioner, and Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., director of FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health, discuss medical device reforms and the FDA at the AdvaMed 2011 conference. 7:30 a.m. Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place, N.W., Hall D, Washington, D.C.
Press Office Contact: Karen Riley, 301-796-4674, karen.riley@fda.hhs.gov

Meetings, Workshops and Congressional Testimony:
Monday, 9/26 – Public Workshop: Center for Drug Evaluation and Research: Approach to Addressing Drug Shortages. The FDA workshop is intended to provide information for, and to gain insight from, professional societies, patient advocates, industry, consumer groups, health care professionals, and others. 8:30 a.m., 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Building 31, Room 1503, Silver Spring, Md.
Press Office Contact: Shelly Burgess, 301-796-4651, shelly.burgess@fda.hhs.gov

Monday, 9/26 – Start of a two-day

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