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FDA Hires Associate Director of Genomics

NEW YORK, June 11 (GenomeWeb News) -- The US Food and Drug Administration has hired Felix Frueh as associate director of genomics within the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, BioArray News reported this week.


Frueh arrives at the FDA at a time when the agency is preparing to finalize the pharmacogenomics draft guidance document, which was released for comment in November 2003.


The FDA is discussing the pharmacogenomics draft guidance documents this week at the Biotechnology Industry Organization's annual convention in San Francisco, and next week at the Drug Information Association's annual meeting in Washington, DC.


For more information, see BioArray News, a sister publication of GenomeWeb News.

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