“Is the FDA Too Cozy With Drug Companies?”


TIME magazine covers a new report suggesting that many medical reviewers who work for the FDA go on to work for the drug companies they were responsible for regulating. “I don’t think there is overt collusion going on, but if you know in the back of your mind that a major career opportunity after the FDA is going to work on the other side of the table, I worry it can make you less likely to put your foot down,” says study author Dr. Vinay Prasad, an assistant professor of medicine at the Oregon Health and Science University. “Regulators may be less willing to be very tough, and I worry that is happening.”

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