Senior Writer, US Policy & Regulation
After moving to New York from his hometown of New Orleans, Brian worked on the East End of Long Island covering news, politics and the military. He has since covered the diamond and jewelry industries and most recently pharmacy and health care. His experience also includes freelance reporting and photography contributed to the New York Times.
Brian holds a BA in history from Loyola University of New Orleans, is a die-hard Saints fan, and loves running, classical music and jazz. He lives with his wife, Caroline, in New York’s magnificent Hudson Valley.
Latest From Brian Bossetta
Facility Inspection Leads To FDA Warning For iRhythm
The US FDA issued a warning letter to iRhythm Technologies related to its Zio cardiac monitor system after an August 2022 inspection of the firm’s California facility. Wells Fargo predicts little impact on the company.
News We’re Watching: Medtronic To Buy EOFLow, Neuralink Cleared For Human Trials, NICE Backs Genetic Tests
This week, Medtronic said it would pay $738m for insulin patch firm EOFlow; Neuralink got an FDA OK for first-in-human trials; and UK agency NICE backed genetic tests for stroke patients and digital therapeutics for mental health conditions.
White House Takes Steps To Advance ‘Responsible’ AI That ‘Upholds Democratic Values’
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has released an updated national strategic framework outlining priorities and goals for federal investment in AI. Industry executive Peter Shen weighs in on the plan.
Integra LifeSciences Recalls Products From Boston Facility, Takes Financial Hit
After consulting with the US FDA, Integra Life Sciences initiated a recall of products produced in its Boston Facility. The company expects losses of $22m.
No More Carb Counting: FDA Clears Next Generation Insulin Pump
The US FDA granted 510(k) clearance to Beta Bionics iLet ACE Pump and dosing decision software for treating type 1 diabetes with less diet monitoring.
News We’re Watching: Premom Data Privacy Settlement, Labcorp Owes $372m For Patent Violations, Elixir Stent Trial Success
This week, the DC Attorney General announced a settlement with ovulation-tracking app Premom; a novel scoliosis treatment won FDA approval; research showed Fractyl Health’s Rejuva delivery system can deliver gene therapy directly to the pancreas; and BearCare recalled a thermometer over burn risks.