Drug Center Chief: Work On Rules, Guides May Slow Up As FDA Reboots

January 28, 2019
FDA drug center chief Janet Woodcock warned her staff on Monday (Jan. 28) that progress on rules and guidances might be slower than usual as the agency recovers from a month-long partial government shutdown that left 41 percent of its staff furloughed. “A first order of business for [the drug center] will be to pick up the pieces and prioritize the work that has piled up,” Woodcock said. “We can expect other parts of the agency and government to be...

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