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December 18, 2019
In little over seven years, FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation has been given to almost 200 drugs, resulting in more than 70 treatments being approved approximately two years earlier than would... Read more
December 16, 2019
The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions voted 18-5 in favour of advancing Hahn's nomination to the full Senate last week, after he was put forward for the job by President... Read more
December 12, 2019
Washington, DC – December 12, 2019 – Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) would like to thank the Senate for doing what is right by patients and confirming Dr. Stephen Hahn as FDA commissioner by a... Read more
December 12, 2019
Executive Summary Bipartisan Senate confirmation vote comes despite concerns about Stephen Hahn's non-answers to e-cigarette regulation questions. Stephen Hahn cruised to confirmation as the next US... Read more
December 8, 2019
When Yelak Biru was diagnosed with stage 3 multiple myeloma in 1995, his prospects looked grim. The antibody-producing immune cells in his bone marrow were growing out of control and had lodged in... Read more
December 5, 2019
The Senate committee charged with reviewing the nomination of Dr. Stephen Hahn as the next FDA Commissioner has approved his appointment by an 18-to-5 vote, sending the nomination to a Senator floor... Read more
December 4, 2019
MD Anderson exec Stephen Hahn (pictured above) breezed through a senate committee vote yesterday, advancing him forward for the formidable FDA commissioner title.   Hahn was approved for FDA... Read more
December 4, 2019
A Senate committee has advanced the nomination of Dr. Stephen Hahn as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner, with a vote of 18 to 5 in favor.   Hahn, chief medical executive at the... Read more
December 3, 2019
A Senate committee handily voted in favor of confirming MD Anderson’s Stephen Hahn as the next official FDA commissioner, succeeding the inimitable Scott Gottlieb. And he was whisked through the 18-5... Read more

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