Hot Topics in Allergy
About This Show
This series highlights expert perspectives, key studies, and breaking news from a diverse portfolio of allergy, asthma, and immunology topics. Hosted by clinical allergists Dr. Todd Mahr and Dr. Ketan Sheth, and produced in partnership with the American College of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology, Hot Topics in Allergy is America's go-to resource for accurate and timely AAI education. .
Most Recent Episode
The FDA Drug-Approval Process for Allergy Products
May 1 09
Host: Todd Mahr, MD
Guest: Warner Carr, MD
What phases does the FDA use to approve a new medication, and why does this process take several years? Why must the active and excipient components of the medication, as well as the device, complete all of the testing phases? Dr. Warner Carr, allergist at Allergy and Asthma Associates in Mission Viejo, California, shares insight from his role as a new drug reviewer at the FDA. How do physicians play a vital role in the drug-approval process by providing clinical feedback to the FDA? Dr. Todd Mahr hosts.