FDA shakes up top leadership around generic drugs
Patrizia Cavazzoni, head of the FDA’s drug center, announced via email to staff today that Iilun Murphy will take over as permanent director of the Office of Generic Drugs (OGD), replacing Susan Rosencrance, who has served as acting OGD director since October.
But OGD is also getting a closer look from the very top of FDA as recent generic cancer drug shortages have led to new imports from China, in addition to new safety questions related to the US military re-testing generics (see this Bloomberg story yesterday).
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