Governor, FDA say lab compact near PB to go on

Federal toxicology hub allies with 5 campuses, health unit

Posted: September 1, 2016 at 3:17 a.m.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson (left) and Robert Califf, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, sign a memorandum of understanding extending a federal-state partnership regarding the FDA’s National Center for Toxicological Research in Jefferson.

Collaboration of a federal research center, five state universities and the Arkansas Department of Health will continue for at least another five years, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Wednesday.

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