- Addresses global regulations and regulatory issues surrounding biomaterials and medical devices
- Especially useful for smaller companies who may not employ a full time vigilance professional
- Focuses on procedures and policies including risk management, intellectual protection, marketing authorisation, university patent licenses and general good practise manufacturing
1 Biomaterials and their applications in medicine I. Kulinets, Northeastern University, USA
2 Technical considerations for the commercialization of biomaterials N. Scarborough, NLS Consulting, USA and N. Mukherjee, Covidien, USA
3 Regulatory strategies for biomaterials and medical devices in the USA: Classification, design and risk analysis S. F. Amato, Northeastern University, USA
4 Clinical development and endpoint strategies for biomaterials and medical devices S. F. Amato, Northeastern University, USA
5 The clinical evaluation and approval threshold of biomaterials and medical devices K. G. Stevens, DePuy Synthes Spine, USA
6 Supply chain controls for biomaterials and medical devices in the USA S. F. Amato, Northeastern University, USA
7 Global marketing authorisation of biomaterials and medical devices J. J. Tobin, ChemHaz Solutions, Ireland
8 Good manufacturing practice (GMP) for biomaterials and medical devices in the EU and the USA F. Tarabah, Strategiqual, France
9 Post market surveillance approaches for biomaterials and medical devices in the USA K. Desai, Northeastern University, USA
10 Fundamentals of medical device approval in Asia J. L. Wong, ARPA, Hong Kong and P. Teysseyre, Johnson & Johnson Medical Asia Pacific, Singapore
Dr Amato teaches at Northeastern University, is a senior lecturer at Boston College and serves on the board of directors for several organizations, including BioSignostix, the Medical Development Group (MDG) and the Association of Graduate Regulatory Educators (AGRE). His research has been extensively published and he has presented on regulatory affairs across the United States, China and India.
Ezzell Jr, Robert M.