This module sets out the FDA's requirements for content and formatting of the NDA, details the process by which the agency reviews and approves an application, and describes the applicant's actions in that process.
Mechanisms for expedited drug development and review, including breakthrough therapy designation, are also outlined. The module is up to date with the provisions of PDUFA V.
Who will benefit from this module?
This module is intended primarily for regulatory affairs professionals who are new to the NDA or who seek a refresher course. It will also be of interest to others involved in drug development and/or who interact with
- Summarise the content and format requirements for a New Drug Application
- Outline the procedural requirements for an NDA submission to the FDA.
- Describe the role of the FDA in the NDA review and approval process.
- List the principal provisions available from the FDA for expedited drug development and review, and summarise the criteria that apply to them.
CPD Points: 3.5
Assessment: Multiple-choice mastery assessment
Introduction - This session defines the NDA, outlines the history of related legislation, describes desirable interaction with the FDA, and introduces the US regulatory framework.
High-level content and formatting - This session provides an overview of the fundamental content and format requirements of an NDA for submission to the FDA.
Quality information - The CMC information that must be detailed in the application is described in this session.
Nonclinical information - The nonclinical information that must be provided in an NDA is summarised in this session.
Clinical information - This session sets out the components of the clinical information required in an NDA.
Administrative information and summaries - The administrative and prescribing information and the summaries required in an NDA are outlined.
NDA review and approval process - Details of the FDA's review and approval process are provided.
Expedited development and review - This session describes priority review, accelerated approval, fast track development, and breakthrough therapy designation.