Congressional Repubs challenge FDA on deputy commissioner's exit

A revolving door inside the FDA has captured the attention of a group of Republican lawmakers. Just a few months after Leona Brenner-Gati was named Acting Deputy Commissioner for Medical Products and Tobacco to replace the outgoing Steven Spielberg, who served only a brief stint at the post, Brenner-Gati is gone as well. And the lawmakers are demanding that FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg detail exactly what she did there as well as the circumstances behind the sudden exit. Report