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US president Donald Trump has nominated Stephen Hahn as the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which will follow Congressional approval. Hahn, currently MD Anderson Cancer Center’s chief medical executive, will take over from Ned Sharpless, who had run the US regulatory agency on an interim basis following the departure of Scott Gottlieb last spring.
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