Scott Gottlieb Nomination Approved

April 29, 2017

Global Genes joined the rare community to support Dr. Scott Gottlieb’s nomination to serve as Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) earlier this month. A U.S. Senate committee voted on Thursday to advance the nomination of Dr. Scott Gottlieb to lead the Food and Drug Administration.

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee voted 14-9 in favor of Gottlieb, a physician, conservative health policy expert and a deputy FDA commissioner during the George W. Bush administration.

The vote means Gottlieb’s nomination will now be voted on by the full Senate, where he is expected to be confirmed. (Reuters


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