In Brief: 3/7/16

In Brief: 3/7/16

Califf confirmed to lead FDA: The Senate confirmed Dr. Robert Califf as commissioner of food and drugs on Feb. 24. Califf now leads the Food & Drug Administration, taking over from Dr. Margret Hamburg, who resigned last March. Acting commissioner Dr. Stephen Ostroff noted that Califf has been committed to advancing public health throughout his career as a physician, researcher and leader in the fields of science and medicine.

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