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Margaret Hamburg, Stephen Ostroff 

After serving as US Food and Drug Administration Commissioner for nearly six years, Margaret Hamburg is stepping step down from the post at the end of March. 

Stephen Ostroff will serve as acting commissioner afterHamburg's departure. Ostroff most recently served as the agency's chief scientist. 

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