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Biden Picks Robert Califf to Head the FDA for a Second Time
The cardiologist was briefly the FDA Commissioner in the Obama Administration, and now has a second chance to act on plans he tried to implement during his first tenure.
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Biden Picks Robert Califf to Head the FDA for a Second Time
Biden Picks Robert Califf to Head the FDA for a Second Time

The cardiologist was briefly the FDA Commissioner in the Obama Administration, and now has a second chance to act on plans he tried to implement during his first tenure.

The cardiologist was briefly the FDA Commissioner in the Obama Administration, and now has a second chance to act on plans he tried to implement during his first tenure.

ABOVE: © ISTOCK.COM, JHVEPHOTO
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Massive Philanthropic Infusions Announced for US Universities
Shawna Williams | Dec 3, 2019
A total of more than $1 billion will go to institutions including the Cleveland Clinic, Duke University, and branches of the University of California.
NIH Suspended Duke University Grants Amid Misconduct Allegations
Jef Akst | May 22, 2019
The accusations concerned the safety of research participants. The school says the grants have been reinstated following an investigation.
Duke to Settle Case of Alleged Fake Data Used to Win Grants
Ashley Yeager | Nov 20, 2018
A whistleblower claims his former supervisor committed fraud when applying for government funds.
After the Storm: A Live Look at the Duke Marine Lab
The Scientist Staff | Sep 25, 2018
Tune in Thursday to see the effects of Hurricane Florence on the Beaufort, NC facility.
Watch: Hurricane Florence Preparations
Bob Grant | Sep 14, 2018
The Scientist speaks with a researcher who is also the mayor of a coastal town in the path of the storm.