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Bright ousted as BARDA director, joins NIH

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April 21, 2020 7:01 PM UTC
Updated on Apr 21, 2020 at 9:07 PM UTC

Rick Bright has left his position as director of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority and deputy assistant secretary for preparedness and response and has joined NIH to work on the development of COVID-19 diagnostics.

Gary Disbrow will serve as the acting director of BARDA. Disbrow is director of HHS’s Division of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Countermeasures. ...