Frontrunner to lead FDA, dogged by controversies, has developed knack for confronting them

10 September 2019 - Before he interviewed with President Trump last week to become FDA commissioner, Dr. Stephen Hahn had ...

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Former agency heads, health groups push for FDA’s Sharpless to be permanent commissioner

4 September 2019 - Supporters say he is the best candidate for the top FDA job. ...

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Texas Doctor Stephen M. Hahn is a top contender to head FDA

4 September 2019 - M.D. Anderson’s radiation-oncology chief is among three leading candidates for post open since April. ...

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Pfizer names former FDA Chief Gottlieb to Board of Directors

28 June 2019 - Scott Gottlieb, who stepped down as the chief of the U.S. FDA earlier this year, is ...

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At least three people in running to head FDA

21 June 2019 - Acting head Norman Sharpless seeks the position, but a Harvard medical center chief executive is also under ...

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Cancer Institute's Sharpless tapped as acting chief of FDA

12 March 2019 - Ned Sharpless, the director of the National Cancer Institute, will be named temporary chief of the ...

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Donald Trump just lost his most popular bureaucrat

6 March 2019 - U.S. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is resigning and will leave the agency in a month, according to ...

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FDA chief tough on e-cigs steps down in surprise resignation

5 March 2019 - U.S. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said on Tuesday that he plans to step down next month, a ...

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The FDA has five weeks till money runs out for approving new drugs

16 January 2019 - The US FDA has roughly five weeks of funding left to review new drug applications during ...

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If the shutdown drags on at FDA, it will put anticipated new treatments in jeopardy

14 January 2019 - The government shutdown could soon jeopardise highly anticipated new drugs from Janssen, Sanofi, and Novartis for ...

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Partial government shutdown's impact on FDA drug approvals

10 January 2019 - As the partial federal government shutdown drags on into its third week, its impact is being felt ...

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All seven of the FDA’s recent commissioners agree it should be independent — but not on how to accomplish it

7 January 2019 - Nearly every person who’s run the FDA in recent history agrees the agency should break free ...

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FDA plans to create a new office to leverage cutting-edge science

7 January 2019 - The FDA plans to create a new office to improve the review of new medicines — ...

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ICER opens nominations for new members of its voting panels

5 December 2018 - Independent panel members debate the evidence on the effectiveness and value of new drugs and other health ...

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Questions about funding and purpose loom over a foundation Congress created to help the FDA

9 October 2018 - A little-known nonprofit established by Congress over 10 years ago to help the FDA work with ...

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