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FDA Discussion Paper Sees AI as Critical for Advanced Drug Manufacturing

The FDA has released a discussion paper on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the drug manufacturing process, raising a host of questions about issues such as the use of cloud services for manufacturing data management. Perhaps the key consideration posed by the paper is whether AI will enable the broad adoption of advanced drug manufacturing, which the FDA has been trying to encourage for nearly 20 years.

FDA Guidance Documents are Vital in De-Risking REMS

The FDA’s risk evaluation and mitigation strategy (REMS) requirements are among the most demanding of a pharmaceutical or biotech manufacturer’s postmarket requirements, and it is important to plan adequately for these programs, given the cost of a failed first attempt.

ICH Expands on Analytical Methods Validation in Draft – Q2 Update

The FDA has released a second guidance from the International Council for Harmonization (ICH) related to analytical methods used in drug products, which is open for comment through Sept. 28, 2022. This latest version of the ICH Q2 series of guidances offers substantially greater detail than the previous version, suggesting that managers of drug manufacturing facilities should begin examining this policy on analytical methods validation to ensure the facility is prepared for the final version.

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