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FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, has resigned from the agency, and will vacate his role in the next month.
In a letter to colleagues that was publicly shared on the FDA’s Twitter account, Gottlieb said that he was “missing” his family. He cited the challenge of being apart from his his wife and 3 young children as the reason for his depature. He did not further elaborate.
“I’m grateful for the support of my family, and for their sacrifice over the past 2 years,” Gottlieb wrote.
Gottlieb also used the letter to reflect on last few years that he has spent as commissioner of the agency.