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Robert J. Kerwin moderates panel discussion on recent FDA regulations and issues at the FDA Medical Device Update presented by the Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

On January 19, 2011, the FDA announced a long awaited plan of action for implementation of steps to a smarter medical device program (click here to read more about this plan). New Guidances, as well as the Institute of Medicine’s Report, are expected this summer. 

This morning, The Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum ("SNEEF") hosted its FDA Medical Device Update at the UMass / Dartmouth Advanced Technology & Manufacturing Center, where industry experts discussed the implementation of the plan, as well as other emerging issues and reaction from the investment community.

The following is of list of the speakers, including a link to .pdf versions of their respective slide presentations (as available):

Moderator: Robert J. Kerwin, Esq., Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers, P.C.


Marguerite Piret, President & CEO - Newbury Piret & Co.
PDF Piret Presentation.pdf

Barry Sands, President - RQMIS, Inc.
PDF Sands Presentation.pdf

Mutahar S. Shamsi, District Director - U.S. Food & Drug Administration
PDF Shamsi Presentation.pdf

Thomas J. Sommer, President - MassMEDIC

Casper Uldriks, Esq. - Olsson Frank Weeda Terman Bode Matz, PC
PDF Uldriks Presentation.pdf

Diana Upton, President - IAMERS
PDF Upton Presentation.pdf


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