New name for Department

1 July 2022 - The Department of Health is now called the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care.  ...

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The FDA’s Pazdur on accelerated approval, single-arm studies and his own future

4 June 2022 - When cancer drugs granted accelerated approval in the U.S. later turn out not to benefit patients, the ...

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EMA appoints Chief Medical Officer

1 June 2022 - Steffen Thirstrup has been appointed as Chief Medical Officer of the EMA.  ...

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Biden has confidence in the FDA and its commissioner, White House says

27 May 2022 - U.S. President Joe Biden has confidence in the U.S. FDA and its commissioner Robert Califf, White House ...

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FDA’s Califf shares priority list with agency staff

18 February 2022 - Combatting misinformation about science and responding to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic are the top priorities for ...

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Dr. Robert Califf returns as FDA's Commissioner

17 February 2022 - The Stakeholder Engagement Staff is pleased to announce the swearing in of Dr. Robert Califf this afternoon, ...

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Senate confirms Califf as FDA chief in tight vote

15 February 2022 - The narrow 50-46 decision underscored the divisions on both sides of the aisle over agency policies on ...

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With no votes to spare, Senate advances Califf’s FDA nomination toward final vote

14 February 2022 - In a dramatically close procedural vote Monday night, the Senate voted 49-45 to advance Robert Califf’s ...

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Confirmation fight over Biden's FDA nominee comes to a head

14 February 2022 - An intense confirmation battle over Robert Califf, President Biden’s nominee to lead the FDA, is poised ...

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The FDA and its new commissioner must follow the science

13 February 2022 - The FDA has the awesome responsibility to protect public health by ensuring the safety and effectiveness of ...

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Confirming the next FDA commissioner is a matter of national preparedness

5 February 2022 - The COVD-19 pandemic has shown in bold relief our lack of national preparedness in the realm of ...

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Senate panel advances Biden's FDA pick in 13-8 vote

13 January 2022 - Two senators on the panel who caucus with Democrats and six Republicans opposed the nomination. ...

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Califf sails through confirmation hearing for FDA job, despite tensions over opioids

14 December 2021 -  Robert Califf escaped largely unscathed from a two-hour hearing Tuesday vetting him to be commissioner of ...

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Califf, Biden’s pick to lead FDA, has millions invested in pharma and tech companies

23 November 2021 - Robert Califf, President Biden’s choice to lead the FDA, earned $2.7 million as an executive at ...

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FDA nomination slips after Biden admin fails to send papers to Congress

23 November 2021 - The delay means that Califf is now unlikely to get a confirmation hearing until mid-December at the ...

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