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Clinical Overview and Clinical Summary Training Course: Creating Effective Marketing Authorisation Applications - Regulatory Guidelines and Requirements of Module 2 (February 8-9, 2023)

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Dublin, Nov. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Clinical Overview and Clinical Summary: Creating Effective Marketing Authorisation Application Training Course" conference has been added to's offering.

This interactive course will present the regulatory guidelines and requirements of Module 2 and discuss practical approaches to developing the content and preparation of the clinical overview and clinical summaries.

The Common Technical Document (CTD) Guideline is the obligatory format in the EU and most territories worldwide for registration applications. The clinical overview and clinical summaries in Module 2 provide a critical analysis of the clinical data within the CTD.

The programme will provide a review of the latest information and potential future developments and cover associated documents, such as the RMP and SmPC. A practical workshop session will simulate real situations and highlight the key issues to consider when preparing the content of the written summary.

Benefits of attending:

  • Gain practical advice on writing clinical documents for global submissions

  • Review the latest guidance to ensure you meet regulatory expectations

  • Understand how to prepare separate integrated summaries of efficacy and safety for FDA

  • Clarify the content of orphan drug applications, over-the-counter (OTC) switches, line extensions and safety-related labelling updates

  • Ensure your risk management plan (RMP) is consistent with the Common Technical Document (CTD)

  • Discuss the place of the clinical overview and summary in life cycle knowledge from initial IB to PSUR, and how they support the changing summary of product characteristics (SmPC)

Who Should Attend:

  • Senior R&D managers

  • Members of medical science clinical trial departments

  • Medical writers

  • Regulatory affairs personnel

  • All those interested in the CTD document, clinical overview and summary and its place in the evolving clinical, safety and regulatory processes

Key Topics Covered:

The CTD Guideline

  • CTD modules, structure and content

  • An effective clinical overview

  • The role of the written summary

  • Agency validation

Planning content of the clinical overview

  • Data sources

  • Presenting efficacy and safety data

  • Risk management

  • Expressing benefit/risk

  • Comparative effectiveness

  • Avoiding pitfalls

Content of the written summary - practical considerations including a workshop

  • The document writing process

    • Templates

    • Style

    • Timelines

    • Efficiency

  • The writing team

  • Engaging and working with external writers

  • Getting started, and reviewing and interpreting data

  • Document review: avoiding rework

  • Achieving quality

  • Document review and approval

Meeting regulators' expectations

  • The CTD in a global company: regional and country requirements

  • Is a separate ISS or ISE necessary for an application to FDA?

  • Writing for NCEs, orphan drugs, over-the-counter switches, MA renewal, generic products and line extensions

  • Recent developments and their effect on producing future CTDs

    • The RMP and risk evaluation and mitigation strategy (REMS)

  • Writing an overview and summary to support the SmPC and labelling changes


John Price
Vice President and Head of Global Pharmacovigilance and Drug Safety
Alexion Pharmaceuticals

Dr John Price is a physician consultant in pharmacovigilance and regulatory affairs, working with several small biotechnology companies in North East USA planning submissions for marketing approval of oncology, haematology, renal and orphan drugs.
He was previously Vice President and Head of Global Pharmacovigilance and Drug Safety at Alexion Pharmaceuticals, USA.

Until 2014 he was VP and Head of Medical, Clinical and Regulatory Operations at Johnson and Johnson Consumer Health, USA and previously VP of Medical Documentation, Labelling and Submissions Management, Worldwide Safety and Regulatory Operations, Pfizer Inc, USA. In these roles he has led and participated in the preparation of multiple clinical overviews and summaries for MAAs, variations, renewals and labelling updates globally.

He is a physician trained also in clinical pharmacology who has worked in the pharmaceutical industry since 1998, including working as a consultant providing medical writing support to pharmaceutical companies and service providers. Prior to joining Pfizer he spent 7 years as medical assessor and head of the Clinical Evaluation Unit of the Post Licensing Division at the Medicines Control Agency (now the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency).

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