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ICCVAM Biennial Report 2018-2019

Biennial Progress Report 2018-2019 Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods

Guidance on Nonclinical Development of Pharmaceuticals for Hematologic Disorders

The FDA guidance document “Severely Debilitating or Life-Threatening Hematologic Disorders: Nonclinical Development of Pharmaceuticals” was finalized in March of 2019. This guidance is intended to streamline the development of pharmaceuticals used to treat patients with serious noncancer hematologic disorders such as sickle cell disease, hemophilia, and aplastic anemia. The guidance notes scenarios when use of animal studies can be reduced by eliminating or delaying certain nonclinical studies.