The SAC Tracker

The SAC Tracker provides you with research and updates on the scientific and technical advice given to the FDA by the Advisory Committees organized under CBER, CDER and Office of the Commissioner.

With the SAC Tracker you get timely and easy access to advisory committee members’ biographies and voting records as well as in-depth background analyses, briefing summaries for upcoming meetings, meeting results and FDA decisions.

SAC Tracker Meeting Reports

From the moment a meeting is announced until the FDA makes its decision, SAC Tracker has you covered. With an extensive voting and decision history, SAC Tracker provides the information for your analysis.

Our paying subscribers receive a series of reports by email. For most of the meetings that involve a vote, there are 5 reports. For meetings that do not involve a vote, there are 3 reports. The schematic below describes the content and timing. Note that subscribers can select one or more specific Committees of interest.

Subscribers also have access to the SAC Tracker database.

  • Reports for meetings dating back to 2010
  • FDA and Sponsor meeting materials (e.g., agenda, transcript, presentation slides)
  • Within-text search of the aforementioned reports and meeting materials
  • Profiles for each Committee (showing past meeting dates and topics for each Committee and links to relevant reports) download Committee Profile example
  • Profiles for each voting Committee member (showing how that member voted in meetings since 2010 and the comments he/she made with his/her vote) download Member Profile example and CV

Email Subscription

From the moment a Advisory Committee meeting is announced until the FDA makes its decision, SAC Tracker has you covered.  Subscribers receive reports by email.

Database Access

SAC Tracker reports and corresponding FDA meeting materials (e.g., meeting agendas, briefing materials, meeting slides, transcripts) are housed together in our database for quick access by meeting date or within-text word search.

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Committee and Member Profiles

SAC Tracker has compiled the voting history for each Committee overall and for each individual voting member since 2010. The individual voting member history includes the comments made to explain individual votes.

Reasons to subscribe

  • Would you like to be the first to have background information for an upcoming meeting?
  • Would a concise summary of the voluminous FDA and Company briefing materials as well easy access to these materials, interest you?
  • Are the key outcomes of Advisory Committee meetings important for you to know?
  • Do you want to understand the reasons Committee members voted a certain way?
  • Are the key outcomes of Advisory Committee meetings important for you to know?
  • Would you like to go deeper to understand why a member voted the way he or she did?
  • Are you curious to track when the FDA followed a Committee’s recommendation and when they did not?