60 products!

With a recent product approval, Dr. Novack has now made substantial contributions to 60 approved products during his career…

Value of medical writers discussed in top journal

In a recent article in JAMA Oncology on the use of surrogate endpoints in oncology, del Paggio et al identified industry funding for nearly all.  They further highlighted the use of medical writers in papers published on this work to be of concern…

Dr. Novack’s paper among top 100 glaucoma papers

The American Glaucoma Society recently sought to identify 100 articles with significant impact on the clinical care of patients with glaucoma. This was based upon citation frequency and the input of members of the Society…

Unintended consequences of off-label use

The American Academy of Ophthalmology reported (June 2021) a shortage of bevacizumab as used off-label, aliquoted, for ophthalmic indications in the U.S. The issue surrounding off-label and compounding pharmacy use, particularly with this class of products, were discussed in a recent editorial by Dr. Novack…

Off-label use: Article in the American Journal of Ophthalmology

Together with UC Davis Ophthalmology faculty member, Ala Moshiri, M.D., Ph.D., I published a commentary in the American Journal of Ophthalmology regarding the challenges to making off-label use of products a standard of care in retina therapies in ophthalmology…

PharmaLogic work contributes to glaucoma therapeutics

The American Academy of Ophthalmology recently updated its Glaucoma Practice Pattern. In this document, also published in the AAO’s Journal Ophthalmology, the Committee, headed by Steven J. Gedde, M.D., glaucoma is defined as a chronic, progressive optic neuropathy…

UCSC Foundation honors Gary Novack

Gary Novack was honored by the UC Santa Cruz Foundation, an organization of which he is a past president. Together with past Executive Director Ann McCrow and past president Gordon Ringold, ten year ago he helped to execute the Board Opportunity Fund…

Paper published in American Journal of Ophthalmology

My article with Michele Lim MD is listed first in the American Journal of Ophthalmology, December 2019 issue.  This was my personal patient’s view of retinal detachment, including my atypical presentation of symptoms…