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    FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg to Resign Next Month

    Margaret Hamburg, one of the longest-serving commissioners in US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) history, plans to announce her resignation tomorrow, FDA officials have confirmed to Regulatory Focus . Hamburg's final day at the agency will be in late March 2015, Hamburg wrote in an email. She will be succeeded on an acting basis by Stephen Ostroff , FDA's chief scientist since January 2014 . A Long Tenure Hamburg's resignation brings to an end one of the longest ...
  • AIDS Group Calls for Hamburg's Resignation

    The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has launched an aggressive public advocacy campaign calling for the resignation of the US Food and Drug Administration's top regulator, Commissioner Margaret Hamburg in response to FDA's approval of the anti-HIV prophylaxis drug Tuvada. In a statement released to the media on 27 March, AHF called on Hamburg to step down "in response to the agency's gross mismanagement of new product reviews and a lack of transparency" at FDA. "Hambu...