Regulatory Roundup: FDA and Georgetown University Form Innovation Partnership

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FDA and Georgetown University Form Innovation Partnership

FDA and Georgetown University Medical Center have entered a partnership to stimulate innovation in regulatory science, ethics, education, and training, according to a Feb. 24, 2011, agency press announcement. Joint activities will include: research and public-health activities in areas such as novel technologies, public health preparedness, ethics, and bioinformatics; mentorship of doctoral and postdoctoral students in collaborative research relevant to FDA’s mission; scientific staff exchanges and professional-development opportunities, including selected FDA staff serving as adjunct faculty in teaching and clinical activities at Georgetown and selected Georgetown staff participating in research and other activities with FDA; and shared access to and development of important training and continuing education activities.