Pediatric Drug Development, 2nd Edition

Pediatric Drug Development, 2nd Edition

by Andrew E. Mulberg, Dianne Murphy, Julia Dunne, Lisa L. Mathis
     
 

Most medicines have never been adequately tested for safety and efficacy in pediatric populations and preterm, infants and children are particularly vulnerable to adverse drug reactions.

Pediatric Drug Development: Concepts and Applications
, Second Edition, addresses the unique challenges in conducting effective drug research and development in

Overview

Most medicines have never been adequately tested for safety and efficacy in pediatric populations and preterm, infants and children are particularly vulnerable to adverse drug reactions.

Pediatric Drug Development: Concepts and Applications
, Second Edition, addresses the unique challenges in conducting effective drug research and development in pediatric populations.

This new edition covers the legal and ethical issues of consent and assent, the additional legal and safety protections for children, and the appropriate methods of surveillance and assessment for children of varying ages and maturity, particularly for patient reported outcomes. It includes new developments in biomarkers and surrogate endpoints, developmental pharmacology and other novel aspects of global pediatric drug development. It also encompasses the new regulatory initiatives across EU, US and ROW designed to encourage improved access to safe and effective medicines for children globally.

From an international team of expert contributors Pediatric Drug Development: Concepts and Applications is the practical guide to all aspects of the research and development of safe and effective medicines for children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118312056
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/20/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
624
File size:
7 MB

Meet the Author

Andrew E. Mulberg, Division Deputy Director, Gastroenterology and Inborn Error Products, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, US Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD, US

Dianne Murphy, Director, Office of Pediatric Therapeutics, Office of the Commissioner, US Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD, US

Julia Dunne, Vigilance and Risk Management in Medicines (VRMM), Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, London, UK

Lisa L. Mathis, Executive Director for Global Regulatory Affairs and Safety (GRAAS), Amgen Incorporated, Thousand Oaks, California, US

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