Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Clinical Trials: Regulatory attempts by European and national authorities
In the last few years, use of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning systems in the performance of Clinical Trials has increased.
Clinical Trials Regulation: EMA and European Commission confirmed that the Clinical Trials Information System (CTIS) will go-live on January 31, 2022
Clinical trials: EMA launches public consultation on draft guideline for using computerized systems and electronic data
EMA launches public consultation on the draft Guideline concerning registry-based studies
Last September, the EMA published its draft Guideline on registry-based studies (“Guideline”). This draft Guideline is currently open for public consultation: stakeholders may post comments until December 31, 2020.
The ranitidine case: a test for the new class action?
On September 20, 2019, the Italian Medicines Agency (AIFA) ordered the withdrawal of several batches of medicine containing Ranitidine, which is produced by the pharmaceutical laboratory SARACA LABORATORIES LTD in India.
A joint HMA and EMA taskforce analyzes the use of big data for the evaluation and monitoring of medicines
The Joint Big Data taskforce (“Taskforce”) between the Heads of Medicines Agencies (HMA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) was formed to describe the big data landscape from a regulatory perspective in order to ensure that the EU regulatory system has the capability and capacity to guide, analyze and interpret this data. Its work aims to facilitate the use of such data for the process of evaluation and monitoring of medicines by the regulatory authorities, analyzing the risk-benefit of medicinal products during their lifetime.