Friday 18 September 2015

Obama Nominates New FDA Head

President Barack Obama has nominated Robert Califf as the next commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Califf was a Duke University researcher who joined the agency earlier this year.

Since January Califf has been deputy FDA commissioner for medical products and tobacco. Before that, he was founding director of Duke’s Clinical Research Institute. Califf’s nomination is subject to Senate confirmation.

Posted by Tim Sandle

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