U.S. FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg to step down

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Dr. Margaret Hamburg, one of the longest-serving Food and Drug Administration commissioners in the modern era, is stepping down. Her decision was prompted by the heavy demands of the job and the sheer length of time she has held the position. Hamburg’s resignation comes at a crucial time for the FDA as Congress pushes initiatives to speed new drug development. Via Reuters.


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