News and Announcements

Breaking IVDR/MDR News - today the European Commission published an information Notice to confirm that Notified Bodies may temporarily deviate, in extraordinary and individual cases, from the IVDR/MDR requirement for audits of manufacturers’ quality management systems (QMS) to take place ‘on site.’ This is a significant and positive ... more
Hidden in the recently approved COVD funding bill is additional funding for FDA. The FDA received $55m on the battle against COVID 19 (including $1.5m to monitor medical supply chains and funding on reforms for OTC drugs). There is also an increase of $42m to fiscal FDA funding. Hidden in the $42m are some interesting line items, like $7m for artificial ... more
Historical reference summary of the MDD Scholarship Program, formerly known as the Biomedical Division Scholarship Program, is summarized as follows; there were three (3) Scholarships, there were two (2) Awards, and one (1) Grant.   The Scholarships were named after the following individuals: Barrett C. Craner, William J. Feingold, and Cliff ... more
The ASQ MDD Award is intended to recognize long and distinguished service to the Society and to MDD. Such service can include leadership positions on the Division Council as well as Society or Division elected and appointed offices but must also include other service of a continuing and long-term nature. The work of the recipient should be so ... more
IMDRF Meeting  in Singapore during  09/21-25/2020 link to over 20 presentations can be attained at <> There is one Consultation concerning "Post Market Clinical Follow-Up Studies" due 12/11/2020, can be attained at <>  if one ... more