Potential FDA Chief Pick, Califf, Has Focused On RWE, Trial Reforms, Digital Tech

By Beth Wang / October 15, 2021 at 12:16 PM
News broke Thursday (Oct. 14) that President Joe Biden is planning to nominate former FDA chief Robert Califf to again lead the agency, which would bring a familiar face back to FDA at a critical juncture -- the agency’s independence and its staff morale reportedly are low due to infighting over the pandemic response, and FDA needs to figure out how to eventually adapt to a post-COVID-19 world, which will include advancing digital technologies and processes and rethinking how clinical...

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