• FDA Issues Draft Charter for CDRH Center Science Council
  • April 25, 2011 | Authors: Edward M. Basile; Pamela Furman Forrest; Elaine H. Tseng
  • Law Firms: King & Spalding LLP - Washington Office ; King & Spalding LLP - San Francisco Office
  • The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a draft charter of the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) Center Science Council (CSC) and fact sheet on March 31 that describes its responsibilities and organization.i The formation of the CSC was recommended in FDA’s August 2010 510(k) Working Group and Utilization of Science in Regulatory Decision Making Task Force Reports. Its purpose is to help CDRH better identify and incorporate evolving science and technology into regulatory decision-making and enhance both communication and utilization of scientific knowledge throughout the Center. The Chairperson of the CSC is the CDRH Deputy Center Director for Science, Dr. William Maisel.