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Robert Califf Confirmed to Lead FDA
A narrow Senate vote ends a 13-month period during which the agency has lacked a permanent commissioner.
Robert Califf Confirmed to Lead FDA
Robert Califf Confirmed to Lead FDA

A narrow Senate vote ends a 13-month period during which the agency has lacked a permanent commissioner.

A narrow Senate vote ends a 13-month period during which the agency has lacked a permanent commissioner.

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US Senators Call for International Guidelines for Germline Editing
Jef Akst | Jul 16, 2019
In the wake of reports of CRISPRed babies born in China, a bipartisan resolution “opposes the experiments that resulted in pregnancies using genome-edited human embryos.”
NIH Raises Concerns About Foreign Influence in Biomedical Research
Catherine Offord | Feb 8, 2019
Information made public by US Senator Chuck Grassley reveals that a handful of allegations have recently been referred to federal investigators.
Science-Supporting Senator Dies
Jef Akst | Jun 4, 2013
Democratic Senator Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey, who fought hard against the alcohol and tobacco industries, has passed away.