Who will be the next FDA chief?

20 February 2021 - Two leading contenders generate wider debate about the leadership needed to restore morale and scientific integrity to ...

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Woodcock vs. Sharfstein: a head to head comparison of Biden’s top choices for FDA commissioner

9 February 2021 - President Biden will soon have to nominate someone to helm the FDA.  ...

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Advocacy groups urge Biden administration not to tap Woodcock as FDA commissioner

27 January 2021 - As the Biden White House attempts to fashion its health policies, a coalition of consumer and ...

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The stakes for choosing the right FDA commissioner couldn’t be higher

24 January 2021 - An independent, credible, science led Food and Drug Administration has long been vital to America’s public, ...

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Biden appoints veteran Woodcock as interim FDA commissioner

21 January 2021 - Agency veteran Dr Janet Woodcock is the new interim FDA commissioner appointed by president Joe Biden ...

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FDA veteran Woodcock being considered to lead agency under Biden

14 January 2021 - Joshua Sharfstein, former Obama FDA official, also in running. ...

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Three reasons the drug industry should be worried about Biden’s HHS pick, Xavier Becerra

8 December 2020 -  For a pharmaceutical industry that has spent two years sparring with health secretary Alex Azar, a ...

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ICER opens nominations for new members of its voting panels

2 December 2020 - Independent panel members debate the evidence on the effectiveness and value of new drugs and other ...

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Dr Crawshaw takes over as PHARMAC’s medical director after COVID challenges in the UK

27 November 2020 - PHARMAC is pleased to announce that Dr Shirley Crawshaw, seven months after she was appointed, has arrived ...

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Emer Cooke takes office as head of EMA

16 November 2020 - Emer Cooke has begun her mandate as Executive Director of the European Medicines Agency today. ...

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ICER Names Leigh Purvis to Governance Board, Mark McClellan to Advisory Board

2 November 2020 - New members’ broad leadership experience — spanning biomedical policymaking and consumer advocacy for ageing populations — will ...

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Inaugural Chief Advisor, Māori appointed to PHARMAC

8 October 2020 - “PHARMAC is committed to upholding the articles of te Tiriti o Waitangi across all areas of ...

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NICE chief executive and chairman thank non-executive director for his service as he announces resignation

11 September 2020 - Professor Martin Cowie stands down from the NICE board following his appointment to a role at Astra ...

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Second Trump appointee out at FDA amid credibility concerns

2 September 2020 - A second Trump administration appointee has been ousted at the Food and Drug Administration after the agency’s ...

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FDA ousts spokeswoman after COVID therapy misstatements

29 August 2020 - Emily Miller joined the agency as chief spokeswoman this month. ...

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