Campaign Against Woodcock’s US FDA Commissioner Bid Has Begun
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She is as polarizing as she is powerful, but whether you think Janet Woodcock is drug development’s hero or public health’s enemy, there’s no denying she dramatically transformed the US FDA over her 35-year career.
The news that the Biden Administration is considering asking Robert Califf to return as Commissioner of the US FDA is the latest twist in a most unusual transition process at the agency. But one message seems abundantly clear: the White House is perfectly happy with FDA as it is.
Many supporters believe Robert Califf checks all the boxes, but if nominated he would also face many familiar confirmation challenges.