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Biotechnology Innovation Organization

Putting patients first and encouraging innovation

Putting patients first and encouraging innovation

Editor’s note: This was part of CDR’s 2019 Pharmacy Outlook in the January 7 issue. For much of 2018, capital markets for biotech investment were strong. Some 53 biotech companies went public with more than $5.4 billion in funding, putting the biotech industry on track for the second-best year for IPOs in a decade. And

Scott Gottlieb takes reins as FDA commissioner

Scott Gottlieb takes reins as FDA commissioner

WASHINGTON — Dr. Scott Gottlieb has been sworn in as the new commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. Gottlieb, nominated as FDA commissioner by President Donald Trump in March, took the helm as the FDA’s 23rd commissioner on Thursday after being confirmed by a vote of 57-42 in the Senate late Tuesday. He takes