White House argues for FDA budget of $4B in fiscal 2011

February 2010
Medical Device Daily;2/2/2010, Vol. 14 Issue 21, p1
The article reports on the 4 billion U.S. dollar budget proposed by the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama for the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in fiscal 2011. The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) is expected to receive a budget boost of 1 billion U.S. dollars. According to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, the budget represents a very real step forward to safer products and more advanced therapeutics.


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