Former FDA Official Joins 3D Communications' Scientific and Regulatory Advisory Board

Andrea Leonard-Segal, MD, recent Director in the FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), is appointed to Scientific and Regulatory Advisory Board position.

Feb 14, 2013, 08:12 ET from 3D Communications

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 3D Communications today announced the expansion of its FDA Scientific and Regulatory Advisory Board with the appointment of Andrea Leonard-Segal, MD. Dr. Leonard-Segal is the recent Director of the Division of Nonprescription Clinical Evaluation (DNCE) in the FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER).

3D's Scientific and Regulatory Advisory Board provides 3D Communications with guidance and ad hoc support to help clients prepare for FDA interactions and FDA advisory committee meetings.  The Board is comprised of former FDA officials, FDA advisory committee members, and doctors and scientists with extensive approval experience.

Dr. Leonard-Segal, co-founder of Andrea Leonard-Segal M.D. and Melissa Furness Consulting LLC, will offer companies scientific and regulatory assessment and strategy on drug development programs in all phases of clinical development.

"I am excited about this new chapter in my career to help companies with their drug development and submission programs," says Dr. Leonard-Segal.  "I'm also looking forward to the opportunity to work on 3D's Board with such renowned FDA regulatory and advisory committee experts."

"We are honored to have Dr. Leonard-Segal on our Advisory Board," said 3D Communications co-founder Cindy DiBiasi. "She brings FDA expertise and crucial insights on current regulatory thinking and the inner workings at the FDA to our clients who are seeking product approval."  

The 3D Science and Regulatory Advisory Board includes:

Eric Brass, MD, PhD, Board Chair
Gregory Burkhart, MD
Bruce Burlington, MD
Louis R. Cantilena, Jr., MD, PhD
William Hiatt, MD
Heidi M. Jolson, MD, MPH
Andrea Leonard-Segal, MD
Martin B. Leon, MD
Paul Waymack, MD, ScD
Janet Wittes, PhD

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Cindy DiBiasi

3D Communications


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