It’s official: Senate confirms Scott Gottlieb as the country’s next FDA commissioner
Scott Gottlieb is now one short swearing-in ceremony at the White House away from becoming the next FDA commissioner.
The Senate voted to confirm Gottlieb — by a vote of 57 to 42 and 1 MIA — in his role at the helm of the FDA, after Democrats and Republicans took one last advantage of either lauding or criticizing his lengthy resume over the last decade as an adviser to biopharma — a roster the includes GlaxoSmithKline and Vertex — as well as venture investor.
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