March 21, 2013

New process for investigational devices to be subject of March 27 town hall meeting

Faculty, fellows, students and staff who are involved or are interested in the development of new device technologies, such as robotics, mobile medical applications, software and in vitro diagnostics, as well as the development of new intended uses of marketed devices, are invited to participate in a town hall meeting Wednesday, March 27, 3 to 4 p.m. in 202 Light Hall.

The meeting will include an overview of Vanderbilt’s new IDE process for compliance with FDA device regulation and a panel of VUMC investigators who will share their experiences with IDEs and the device development process.

The panel will be followed by a question and answer session. The town hall will be led by Barbara Gibson, regulatory affairs officer, Vanderbilt Human Research Protection Program.

For more information about this meeting, contact Gibson at barbara.gibson@vanderbilt.edu, or 875-8965.