On Track: The FDA-TRACK Monthly Newsletter
What’s New in November 2015
New performance data are available for the dashboards below.
Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH)
- CDRH Dashboard: CDRH met their June 30, 2015 goal to increase the number of early feasibility/first-in-human IDE studies submitted to each premarket Division compared to FY13 performance. Overall there was a 50% increase in the number of Early Feasibility Study (EFS) submissions for the first 9 months of FY15 compared with FY13.
National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR)
- NCTR Dashboard: NCTR publishes research highlights to inform the public and the scientific community of the important work they perform. In FY15 Q3, the number of subscriptions to NCTR’s Research Highlights rose 29%, reaching over 55,000 subscriptions as of June 30, 2015.
Office of the Commissioner (OC)
- Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) Dashboard: OCS completed its Science Looking Forward Report key project, marked by the release of the FDA Science Board subcommittee’s report,"Mission Possible: How FDA Can Move at the Speed of Science". The Science Board identified recommendations for FDA to keep pace with rapidly developing and advancing science and technology, and strengthen its workforce.