The presentation “The NDA Marriage” was given by Jillian Lee, Senior Global Submission Specialist at Bayer Health Care AG, at LORENZ userBridge.14 in Milan, Italy.
In her presentation, Jillian Lee outlined an approach for concurrent submission applications.
Background: sequential regulatory requirements
Bayer’s mission is “Science For A Better Life”. For the pharmaceuticals division, this means – making available safe, effective, and potential life-saving options to patients as quickly as possible. Currently however, technical barriers prevent the submission of a NEW indication for a drug while the first indication is still in the initial approval process with health agencies.
So a solution is needed to reduce the overall review timelines and potentially help in “fast-tracking” approvals. The answer is simple, although technically complex: enable concurrent applications. Continue reading