Policy Updates

ASGCT Invited to Join USP as a Voting Member

ASGCT Staff - January 08, 2020

ASGCT’s Regulatory Affairs Committee Chair, Adora Ndu, PharmD, J.D., (pictured below at the Policy Summit) will serve as the ASGCT delegate to the USP Convention for a five-year cycle.

The United States Pharmacopeial (USP) Convention has invited ASGCT to join their organization as a voting member. Through membership in the USP Convention, ASGCT will have the opportunity to contribute its expertise to support the development of global health standards.

USP is an international organization with a mission to improve global health through public standards and related programs that help ensure the quality, safety, and benefit of medicines and foods. USP Convention members include more than 450 scientific, academic, patient, and industry associations, in addition to government agencies in the US and abroad. At the USP Convention meeting, which occurs every five years, delegates from voting members discuss USP’s next strategic plan and elect leadership and expert committees.

The chair of ASGCT’s Regulatory Affairs Committee, Adora Ndu, PharmD, J.D. will serve as the ASGCT delegate to the USP Convention for the five-year cycle. Dr. Ndu is the vice president of Regulatory Affairs; Policy, Research, Engagement (PRE) & International at BioMarin.

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