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October 6, 2016

Statement Type Regulatory Comment

In comments submitted to the FDA, AMIA said it supports FDA’s efforts to develop modern, flexible and adaptive regulatory approaches to the oversight of NGS-based tests as part of the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI).  This support notwithstanding, AMIA noted a lack of standards – for ontologies, metadata and other technical aspects of using human genetic variant databases for NGS-based diagnostics.