Frances Kelsey, FDA Officer Who Blocked Thalidomide, Dies At 101

Frances Kelsey, FDA Officer Who Blocked Thalidomide, Dies At 101

By Scott Neuman

The physician and pharmacologist worked at the government agency in the early 1960s, when she uncovered a link between the drug and severe birth defects.

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