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CBER's David Feigal Named FDA Device Center Director May 4

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

FDA Commissioner Jane Henney's appointment of David Feigal, Jr., MD/MPH, to head the Center for Devices and Radiological Health once again returns industry to the position of determining whether a new device center director views FDA's regulation of devices in a different light than drugs and biologics.

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