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FDA-TRACK: Office of the Chief Scientist


Office of the Chief Scientist

The Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) provides strategic leadership, coordination, and expertise to support scientific excellence, innovation, collaboration and capacity to achieve FDA's public health mission.


National Center for Toxicological Research

The National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR) provides toxicological research, training, and consultation for FDA and the global research community.


Advisory Committees

FDA's Advisory Committees provide independent advice from outside experts on issues related to human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, and food.

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