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The UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has a new chief executive. Ian Hudson, who succeeds Professor Sir Kent Woods, takes over the running of an agency that bears little resemblance to the one he joined in 2001 as director of the licensing division, two years before the Medicines Control Agency merged with the Medical Devices Agency.

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