Newsroom

Keep up to date with the latest developments at CDISC and follow our news feeds!

Austin, TX – 27 MARCH 2020 - CDISC has launched a task force to rapidly develop guidance on standardizing COVID-19 research data with the participation of several member companies. This guidance will be released in the form of an Interim User Guide and will be made freely available on the CDISC website. Researchers around the world can leverage the User Guide to represent data in studies pertaining to COVID-19 to expedite the regulatory review process, reduce time to market, and drive operational efficiencies within their organizations. US FDA is aware of and observing the work of the task force.

AUSTIN, TX – 15 January 2020 – CDISC today announced four new members have joined its Board of Directors: Dr. Wenjun Bao, Dr. Mihoko Okada, Dr. Erik Pulkstenis, and Dr. Christina Reith. Each began serving a three-year term at the beginning of the year. These members join current, sitting members, including David Evans and Steve Rosenberg, who will each be serving a second three-year term.

Austin, TX – 17 Dec 2019 – The Center for Drug Evaluation (CDE) of the China National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) has released the requirements of clinical trial data submission in the electronic common technical document (eCTD) for public review in October. CDISC standards are now the preferred standards for electronic data submission in China. The new eCTD stipulates the use of SDTM, CDISC’s standard for formatting and organizing study data, and ADaM, CDISC’s standard for data analysis, for pharmaceutical sponsors submitting datasets in clinical trial databases and related materials. Going forward, CDISC standards are the only global data standard the CDE has recommended.

AUSTIN, TX – 10 Dec 2019 – CDISC is pleased to announce launch of the Korean CDISC Coordinating Committee (K3C) at the 2019 CDISC Korea Summit held 7 November in Daegu, South Korea. Dr. Maria Im Hee Shin of Daegu Catholic University Medical Center will serve as K3C Chair.

CDISC Coordinating Committees (3Cs) support global CDISC initiatives within specific regions of the world and provide regional feedback to the central CDISC organization.  3Cs represent CDISC around the globe and help strengthen relationships with international and local entities as well as organizations in their respective regions. Their primary aim is to promote the value of implementing CDISC standards to bring clarity to clinical research data.

Austin, TX – 18 Sep 2019 – CDISC is pleased to announce the first release of a global Therapeutic Area Standard using Traditional Chinese Medicine. Specifically, the standard describes how to use CDISC standards to represent data pertaining to coronary artery disease for the treatment of angina. Released in the form of a User Guide for data managers, statisticians, programmers and study managers, the standard is freely available on the CDISC website.