Former CDER head Woodcock to lead FDA for now

Dr. Janet Woodcock

FDA veteran Dr. Janet Woodcock has been tapped as interim FDA commissioner by the Biden administration, according to published reports.

An article by BioCentury also said that former FDA commissioner David Kessler, who had been mentioned as a possible replacement for current commissioner Stephen Hahn, will be a consultant to the agency but will not serve as its head. Another former FDA official, Joshua Sharfstein, remains in the running for the commissioner’s slot, according to BioCentury.

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