Category Archives: FDA Image

Goodbye Dr. Hamburg

In lieu of the Weekly Roundup this week, the report is dedicated to a sole development – the announcement by Dr. Margaret Hamburg of her departure from FDA after six years as FDA Commissioner. She leaves behind a number of … Continue reading

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FDA’s Novel Year of Novel Drug Approvals – 2014

Of course it is more than a roll of the dice. A lot of work and effort goes into medical treatment applications for approval and into evaluating them for consideration. As was widely discussed in FDA-watching circles, the agency approved … Continue reading

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Biggest 2014 FDA Stories

Of course, it is entirely a subjective matter to pick out the most interesting stories of the year. When it comes to an agency that oversees the regulation of one-quarter of the U.S. economy spanning everything from medicines to cosmetics … Continue reading

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FDA Press Releases – What They Say

Keeping my eye on FDA, and being most interested in communications, AND having a penchant for looking at patterns through databases, I started categorizing FDA press releases to see what they talked about and in what way.  I only started … Continue reading

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Who Ya Gonna Call?

Today Mashable carried an article entitled “Twitter’s Surprising Reaction to Meningitis Outbreak” that reported that as the meningitis outbreak associated with a contaminated steroid product unfolds, users of Twitter were more often searching for CDC than FDA. The fact that … Continue reading

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