China CFDA releases 2016 Drug Review Annual Report

China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) recently released the 2016 Drug Review Annual Report. The Annual Report describes the general situation of drug registration acceptance, review and approval in 2016, and analyzes the data of acceptance and review in 2016 for chemical drugs, traditional Chinese medicines and biological products respectively.

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$15 million award planned for Center for Dialysis Innovation

Seattle-based nonprofit dialysis provider Northwest Kidney Centers intends to make a $15 million grant over the next five years to support startup projects within the University of Washington’s Center for Dialysis Innovation. The center, a collaboration of the UW Medicine Kidney Research Institute and UW Biomaterials/Bioengineering, opened last November.

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FDA Approved Medtronic Insertable Cardiac Monitor

Medtronic announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its Reveal LINQ(TM) Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) with TruRhythm(TM) Detection, an advanced cardiac monitor offering improved accuracy to better identify abnormal heartbeats.

Reveal LINQ ICM with TruRhythm Detection offers exclusive algorithms that result in a 95 percent reduction in … Continue reading

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