Notice of meeting of the Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation, 57588 [E7-19969]

Download as PDF 57588 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 195 / Wednesday, October 10, 2007 / Notices Similar information about planned guidance development is included in the annual agency-wide notice issued by FDA under its good guidance practices (21 CFR 10.115(f)(5)). This CDRH list, however, will be focused exclusively on device-related guidances and will be made available on FDA’s Web site prior to the beginning of each fiscal year from 2008 to 2012. II. Request for Comments Interested persons may submit to the Division of Dockets Management (see ADDRESSES) written or electronic comments regarding this document. Submit a single copy of electronic comments or two paper copies of any mailed comments, except that individuals may submit one paper copy. Comments are to be identified with the docket number found in brackets in the heading of this document. Received comments may be seen in the Division of Dockets Management between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. 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Appendix 2), notice is hereby given of the thirteenth meeting of the Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation (ACOT), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The meeting will be held from approximately 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on November 15, 2007, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on November 16, 2007, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Washington, VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:46 Oct 09, 2007 Jkt 211001 DC—Silver Spring, 8777 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910. The meeting will be open to the public; however, seating is limited and preregistration is encouraged (see below). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the authority of 42 U.S.C. 217a, Section 222 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, and 42 CFR 121.12 (2000), ACOT was established to assist the Secretary in enhancing organ donation, ensuring that the system of organ transplantation is grounded in the best available medical science, and assuring the public that the system is as effective and equitable as possible, and, thereby, increasing public confidence in the integrity and effectiveness of the transplantation system. ACOT is composed of up to 25 members, including the Chair. Members are serving as Special Government Employees and have diverse backgrounds in fields such as organ donation, health care public policy, transplantation medicine and surgery, critical care medicine and other medical specialties involved in the identification and referral of donors, non-physician transplant professions, nursing, epidemiology, immunology, law and bioethics, behavioral sciences, economics and statistics, as well as representatives of transplant candidates, transplant recipients, organ donors, and family members. ACOT will hear presentations on xenotransplantation; pediatric transplantation; transplantation economics; a description of two National Institutes of Health long-term living donor follow up studies; and Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network Long-Term Follow Up. The ACOT work groups also will update the full Committee on their deliberations on transplant tourism, informed consent, sources of funding for additional data collection, and tissue recovery and transplantation certification/ accreditation. The draft meeting agenda will be available on November 1 on the Department’s donation Web site at http://www.organdonor.gov/acot.html. A registration form will be available on October 15 on the Department’s donation Web site at http:// www.organdonor.gov/acot.html. The completed registration form should be submitted by facsimile to Professional and Scientific Associates (PSA), the logistical support contractor for the meeting, at fax number (703) 234–1701. Individuals without access to the Internet who wish to register may call Sowjanya Kotakonda with PSA at (703) 234–1737. Registration can also be PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 completed electronically at http:// www.psava.com/dot/acot2007/. Individuals who plan to attend the meeting and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the ACOT Executive Secretary, Remy Aronoff, in advance of the meeting. Mr. Aronoff may be reached by telephone at 301–443–3264, e-mail: Remy.Aronoff@hrsa.hhs.gov or in writing at the address provided below. Management and support services for ACOT functions are provided by the Division of Transplantation, Healthcare Systems Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Parklawn Building, Room 12C–06, Rockville, Maryland 20857; telephone number 301–443–7577. After the presentations and ACOT discussions, members of the public will have an opportunity to provide comments. Because of the Committee’s full agenda and the timeframe in which to cover the agenda topics, public comment will be limited. All public comments will be included in the record of the ACOT meeting. Dated: October 2, 2007. Elizabeth M. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Notice of meeting of the Advisory Committee on Organ 
Transplantation

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice of meeting of the Advisory Committee on Organ 
Transplantation.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to Public Law 92-463, the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), notice is hereby given of the 
thirteenth meeting of the Advisory Committee on Organ Transplantation 
(ACOT), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The meeting will 
be held from approximately 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on November 15, 2007, 
and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on November 16, 2007, at the Crowne Plaza 
Hotel Washington, DC--Silver Spring, 8777 Georgia Avenue, Silver 
Spring, MD 20910. The meeting will be open to the public; however, 
seating is limited and pre-registration is encouraged (see below).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the authority of 42 U.S.C. 217a, 
Section 222 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, and 42 CFR 
121.12 (2000), ACOT was established to assist the Secretary in 
enhancing organ donation, ensuring that the system of organ 
transplantation is grounded in the best available medical science, and 
assuring the public that the system is as effective and equitable as 
possible, and, thereby, increasing public confidence in the integrity 
and effectiveness of the transplantation system. ACOT is composed of up 
to 25 members, including the Chair. Members are serving as Special 
Government Employees and have diverse backgrounds in fields such as 
organ donation, health care public policy, transplantation medicine and 
surgery, critical care medicine and other medical specialties involved 
in the identification and referral of donors, non-physician transplant 
professions, nursing, epidemiology, immunology, law and bioethics, 
behavioral sciences, economics and statistics, as well as 
representatives of transplant candidates, transplant recipients, organ 
donors, and family members.
    ACOT will hear presentations on xenotransplantation; pediatric 
transplantation; transplantation economics; a description of two 
National Institutes of Health long-term living donor follow up studies; 
and Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network Long-Term Follow Up. 
The ACOT work groups also will update the full Committee on their 
deliberations on transplant tourism, informed consent, sources of 
funding for additional data collection, and tissue recovery and 
transplantation certification/accreditation.
    The draft meeting agenda will be available on November 1 on the 
Department's donation Web site at http://www.organdonor.gov/acot.html.
    A registration form will be available on October 15 on the 
Department's donation Web site at http://www.organdonor.gov/acot.html. 
The completed registration form should be submitted by facsimile to 
Professional and Scientific Associates (PSA), the logistical support 
contractor for the meeting, at fax number (703) 234-1701. Individuals 
without access to the Internet who wish to register may call Sowjanya 
Kotakonda with PSA at (703) 234-1737. Registration can also be 
completed electronically at http://www.psava.com/dot/acot2007/. 
Individuals who plan to attend the meeting and need special assistance, 
such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable 
accommodations, should notify the ACOT Executive Secretary, Remy 
Aronoff, in advance of the meeting. Mr. Aronoff may be reached by 
telephone at 301-443-3264, e-mail: Remy.Aronoff@hrsa.hhs.gov or in 
writing at the address provided below. Management and support services 
for ACOT functions are provided by the Division of Transplantation, 
Healthcare Systems Bureau, Health Resources and Services 
Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Parklawn Building, Room 12C-06, 
Rockville, Maryland 20857; telephone number 301-443-7577.
    After the presentations and ACOT discussions, members of the public 
will have an opportunity to provide comments. Because of the 
Committee's full agenda and the timeframe in which to cover the agenda 
topics, public comment will be limited. All public comments will be 
included in the record of the ACOT meeting.

    Dated: October 2, 2007.
Elizabeth M. Duke,
Administrator.
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