USA – FDA’s director and deputy director of its Office of Vaccines Research & Review resign

Gruber – a 32-year veteran of the FDA – will retire at the end of October, while Krause will leave in November. The Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research head, Peter Marks, said he would stand in as acting OVRR director and the “search for the next office director will begin immediately”.

Former director of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), Rick Bright commented: “Dr Gruber is much more than the Director. She is a global leader. Visionary mastermind behind global clinical regulatory science for flu, Ebola, Mers, Zika, Sars-cov-2, many others.”…