The FDA's Center for Devices & Radiological Health unveils a new organization scheme with 2 new divisions and additional branches.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — The FDA's medical device review arm unveiled a new organization scheme, adding a pair of new review divisions and 12 new branches.
The Center for Devices & Radiological Health began operating under the new plan at the start of the month, featuring separate divisions for surgical and for neurological/physical medicine devices.
The agency hopes to "reduce the manager to staff ratios and better align product areas as well as accommodate the new MDUFA hires that will be coming into the Center," according to the FDA Law Blog.
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