Food and Drug Administration to adopt guidelines and standards to help expedite approvals. Two key players within the agency, Dr. Wiley Chambers and Dr. Malvina Eydelman, sat down for an open Q&A with Emmett Cunningham, MD, co-chair of OIS@AAO. Dr. Eydelman is director of the Division of Ophthalmic and Ear, Nose and Throat Devices, and Dr. Chambers is a supervisory medical officer of the Division of Transplant & Ophthalmic Products.
Emmett T. Cunningham Jr., MD, PhD, MPH
Dr. Cunningham joined Clarus Ventures with 20+ years in the biomedical and biopharmaceutical sectors. Prior, Dr. Cunningham was the SVP, Medical Strategy at Eyetech Pharmaceuticals.
Malvina B. Eydelman, MD
Dr. Eydelman joined FDA in 1995 and for the last 17 years, has served as the Director of FDA’s Division of Ophthalmic and Ear, Nose and Throat Devices (DOED), and subsequently Director of the FDA’s Division of Ophthalmic, Neurological and Ear, Nose and Throat Devices (DONED).
Wiley A. Chambers, MD
Wiley A. Chambers, MD, is the Deputy Director of the Division of Transplant and Ophthalmology Products in the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research at the FDA.