ARTICLE | Politics & Policy

HELP committee schedules hearing on Califf nomination

November 7, 2015 1:38 AM UTC

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee scheduled a hearing on Nov. 17 to consider Robert Califf's nomination for FDA commissioner, according to a committee aide.

Last month, committee member Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said he would vote against confirming Califf, citing the nominee's industry ties (see BioCentury Extra, Oct. 9). ...