Peter Marks (Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool via AP Images)

Tur­moil at CBER: Pe­ter Marks grabs con­trol of FDA's Of­fice of Vac­cines ahead of 2 key ca­reer leader de­par­tures

FDA’s top vac­cine of­fi­cial Pe­ter Marks is pulling the plug on a months-long tran­si­tion for two top ca­reer vac­cine of­fi­cials who abrupt­ly called it quits in late Au­gust.

Mar­i­on Gru­ber, di­rec­tor of the FDA’s Of­fice of Vac­cines Re­search & Re­view and 32-year vet­er­an of the agency, her deputy di­rec­tor Phil Krause, an­nounced their de­par­tures and then raised con­cerns with Covid-19 boost­er shots ahead of and dur­ing a re­cent Covid-19 boost­er vac­cine ad­vi­so­ry com­mit­tee.

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