Notice of Meeting; National Commission on Children and Disasters, 27335-27336 [E9-13418]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 109 / Tuesday, June 9, 2009 / Notices Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Cancer Diagnostic and Treatment SBIR/STTR. Date: June 29–30, 2009. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Embassy Suites at the Chevy Chase Pavillion, 4300 Military Road, NW., Washington, DC 20015. Contact Person: Bonnie L. Burgess-Beusse, PhD, Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 2182, MSC 7818, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 1783, beusseb@mail.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Competitive Revisions; Visual Systems Small Business. Date: June 30, 2009. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Ritz Carlton Hotel, 1150 22nd Street, NW., Washington, DC 20037. Contact Person: George Ann McKie, DVM, PhD, Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 1124, MSC 7846, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 1049, mckiegeo@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Anti-cancer Therapy ARRA CR. Date: June 30, 2009. Time: 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Lawrence Ka-Yun Ng, PhD, Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutues of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 6152, MSC 7804, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 1719. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.306, Comparative Medicine; 93.333, Clinical Research, 93.306, 93.333, 93.337, 93.393–93.396, 93.837–93.844, 93.846–93.878, 93.892, 93.893, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: June 1, 2009. Jennifer Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. E9–13428 Filed 6–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2009–N–0664] Issues in the Design of Clinical Trials of Antimycobacterial Drugs for Treatment of Tuberculosis; Public Workshop AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:45 Jun 08, 2009 Jkt 217001 ACTION: Notice of public workshop. SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a public workshop regarding scientific issues in clinical trial design for the treatment of tuberculosis. This public workshop is intended to bring together public health experts, health care providers, academia, and industry to share perspectives on scientific aspects of antimicrobial drug development for tuberculosis. Topics will include considerations in the development of clinical trials to study treatments for tuberculosis, including enrollment of patients, the effect of antimicrobial treatment, study endpoints, and statistical issues in analysis of results. The input from this public workshop will help in developing topics for further public discussion. Date and Time: The public workshop will be held on July 30, 2009, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on July 31, 2009, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: The public workshop will be held at the Crowne Plaza Silver Spring, 8777 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20910. Seating is limited and available only on a first-come, firstserved basis. Contact: Christine Moser or Ramou Mauer, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Office of Antimicrobial Products, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 22, rm. 6209, Silver Spring, MD 20993–0002, 301–796–1300. Registration: To register electronically, e-mail registration information (including name, title, firm name, address, telephone, and fax number) to TBwkshp@fda.hhs.gov by July 22, 2009. Persons without access to the Internet can call 301–796–1300 to register. Registration is free for the public workshop. Interested parties are encouraged to register early because spaced is limited. Seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Persons needing a sign language interpreter or other special accommodations should notify Christine Moser or Ramou Mauer (see Contact) at least 7 days in advance. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FDA is announcing a public workshop regarding antimicrobial drug development for tuberculosis. This public workshop will focus on scientific considerations in designing clinical trials for tuberculosis. Topics for discussion include the enrollment of patient populations with tuberculosis, the effect size of antimicrobial treatment for tuberculosis, assessing effect size of a new drug in a multi-drug regimen, various endpoints that might be PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 27335 considered to assess drug efficacy for trials of tuberculosis, the timing of assessment for efficacy, extrapolation of safety and efficacy to other subpopulations, and statistical issues in analysis of results from trials in tuberculosis. The input from this public workshop will help in developing topics for further discussion. The agency encourages individuals, patient advocates, industry, consumer groups, health care professionals, researchers, and other interested persons to attend this public workshop. Transcripts: Transcripts of the public workshop may be requested in writing from the Freedom of Information Office (HFI–35), Food and Drug Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, rm. 6–30, Rockville, MD 20857, approximately 20 working days after the public workshop, at a cost of 10 cents per page. Transcripts will also be available on the Internet at http:// internet-dev/cder/meeting/tb.htm approximately 45 days after the workshop. Dated: June 2, 2009. Jeffrey Shuren, Associate Commissioner for Policy and Planning. [FR Doc. E9–13419 Filed 6–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–01–S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Notice of Meeting; National Commission on Children and Disasters AGENCY: Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice of meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, June 25, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Public Affairs Center, 1330 G Street, NW., Washington, DC. To attend either in person or via teleconference, please register by 5 p.m. Eastern Time, June 22, 2009. To register, please visit http:// thenationalacad.disastersroundtable. sgizmo.com; for information on options for remote meeting participation, or if you experience technical difficulties, please contact Brianna Cash at dr@nas.edu or (202) 334–2402. If you require a sign language interpreter or other special assistance, please call Jacqueline Haye at (202) 205–9560 as E:\FR\FM\09JNN1.SGM 09JNN1 27336 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 109 / Tuesday, June 9, 2009 / Notices soon as possible and no later than 5 p.m. Eastern Time, June 11, 2009. Agenda: The National Commission on Children and Disasters and the National Academy of Sciences will co-host a workshop entitled ‘‘Children and Youth in Disasters: Closing Gaps among Research, Practice and Policy.’’ Presentations and expert panel discussions will: (1) Illuminate pressing issues related to disaster preparedness and response for children and youth and opportunities to reduce their vulnerability and increase resiliency in disasters; (2) identify and enhance opportunities to strengthen connections among researchers, practitioners and policy makers related to children and youth in disasters; (3) discuss concrete ideas and actionable suggestions from multiple perspectives to apply to policy work in this field; and (4) identify practical approaches on how the country can better prepare to respond to children’s needs in disasters. Additional Information: Contacts: Brianna Cash, The National Academies, at dr@nas.edu or (202) 334–2402; Vinicia Mascarenhas, National Commission on Children and Disasters, at vinicia.mascarenhas@acf.hhs.gov or (202) 401–9392. The National Commission on Children and Disasters is an independent Commission that shall conduct a comprehensive study to examine and assess the needs of children as they relate to preparation for, response to, and recovery from all hazards, building upon the evaluations of other entities and avoiding unnecessary duplication by reviewing the findings, conclusions, and recommendations of these entities. The Commission shall then submit a report to the President and the Congress on the Commission’s independent and specific findings, conclusions, and recommendations to address the needs of children as they relate to preparation for, response to, and recovery from all hazards, including major disasters and emergencies. The National Academy of Sciences is an honorific society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, dedicated to the furtherance of science and technology and to their use for the general welfare. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: June 3, 2009. Curtis L. Coy, Acting Assistant Secretary for Children and Families. [FR Doc. E9–13418 Filed 6–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:45 Jun 08, 2009 Jkt 217001 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Disease, Disability, and Injury Prevention and Control Special Emphasis Panel (SEP): Addressing Emerging Infectious Diseases and Related Public Health Threats in the People’s Republic of China, Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), GH09–002, Initial Review In accordance with Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the aforementioned meeting: Time and Date: 1 p.m.–4 p.m., June 25, 2009 (Closed). Place: Teleconference. Status: The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with provisions set forth in Section 552b(c)(4) and (6), Title 5 U.S.C., and the Determination of the Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, CDC, pursuant to Public Law 92–463. Matters to be Discussed: The meeting will include the initial review, discussion, and evaluation of ‘‘Addressing Emerging Infectious Diseases and Related Public Health Threats in the People’s Republic of China, FOA GH09–002.’’ Contact Person for More Information: Shoukat Qari, PhD, Scientific Review Administrator, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., Mailstop D72, Atlanta, GA 30333, Telephone (404) 639–4663. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Dated: June 2, 2009. Lorenzo Falgiano, Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E9–13518 Filed 6–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute of Mental Health; Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Board of Scientific Counselors, National Institute of Mental Health. The meeting will be closed to the public as indicated below in accordance PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 with the provisions set forth in section 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended for the review, discussion, and evaluation of individual intramural programs and projects conducted by the National Institute of Mental Health, including consideration of personnel qualifications and performance, and the competence of individual investigators, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: Board of Scientific Counselors, National Institute of Mental Health. Date: June 22–24, 2009. Time: June 22, 2009, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate personal qualifications and performance, and competence of individual investigators. Place: Bethesda Marriott Suites, 6711 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20817. Time: June 23, 2009, 8:30 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate the Intramural Laboratories with site visits of the Emotion and Development Branch, the Section on Bipolar Spectrum Disorders, the Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience, the Section on Behavioral Endocrinology, and meetings with PIs, Training Fellows, and Staff Clinicians. Place: Bethesda Marriott Suites, 6711 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20817. Time: June 23, 2009, 12:40 p.m. to 4 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate personal qualifications and performance, and competence of individual investigators. Place: Bethesda Marriott Suites, 6711 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20817. Time: June 23, 2009, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate personal qualifications and performance, and competence of individual investigators. Place: Bethesda Marriott Suites, 6711 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20817. Time: June 24, 2009, 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate the Intramural Laboratories with site visits of the Laboratory of Behavioral Neuroscience, the Section on Neuroanatomy, and meetings with the PIs and Training Fellows. Place: Bethesda Marriott Suites, 6711 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20817. Time: June 24, 2009, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate personal qualifications and performance, and competence of individual investigators. Place: Bethesda Marriott Suites, 6711 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20817. Contact Person: Dawn M. Johnson, Ph.D, Executive Secretary, Division of Intramural Research Programs, National Institute of Mental Health, 10 Center Drive, Building 10, Room 4N222, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–402– 5234, dawnjohnson@mail.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.242, Mental Health Research Grants; 93.281, Scientist Development Award, Scientist Development Award for Clinicians, and Research Scientist Award; 93.282, Mental Health National Research E:\FR\FM\09JNN1.SGM 09JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 109 (Tuesday, June 9, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 27335-27336]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-13418]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Notice of Meeting; National Commission on Children and Disasters

AGENCY: Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health 
and Human Services.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, June 25, 2009, from 9 a.m. 
to 5:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Henry J. Kaiser Family 
Foundation Public Affairs Center, 1330 G Street, NW., Washington, DC. 
To attend either in person or via teleconference, please register by 5 
p.m. Eastern Time, June 22, 2009. To register, please visit http://thenationalacad.disastersroundtable.sgizmo.com; for information on 
options for remote meeting participation, or if you experience 
technical difficulties, please contact Brianna Cash at dr@nas.edu or 
(202) 334-2402. If you require a sign language interpreter or other 
special assistance, please call Jacqueline Haye at (202) 205-9560 as

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soon as possible and no later than 5 p.m. Eastern Time, June 11, 2009.
    Agenda: The National Commission on Children and Disasters and the 
National Academy of Sciences will co-host a workshop entitled 
``Children and Youth in Disasters: Closing Gaps among Research, 
Practice and Policy.'' Presentations and expert panel discussions will: 
(1) Illuminate pressing issues related to disaster preparedness and 
response for children and youth and opportunities to reduce their 
vulnerability and increase resiliency in disasters; (2) identify and 
enhance opportunities to strengthen connections among researchers, 
practitioners and policy makers related to children and youth in 
disasters; (3) discuss concrete ideas and actionable suggestions from 
multiple perspectives to apply to policy work in this field; and (4) 
identify practical approaches on how the country can better prepare to 
respond to children's needs in disasters.
    Additional Information: Contacts: Brianna Cash, The National 
Academies, at dr@nas.edu or (202) 334-2402; Vinicia Mascarenhas, 
National Commission on Children and Disasters, at 
vinicia.mascarenhas@acf.hhs.gov or (202) 401-9392.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Commission on Children and 
Disasters is an independent Commission that shall conduct a 
comprehensive study to examine and assess the needs of children as they 
relate to preparation for, response to, and recovery from all hazards, 
building upon the evaluations of other entities and avoiding 
unnecessary duplication by reviewing the findings, conclusions, and 
recommendations of these entities. The Commission shall then submit a 
report to the President and the Congress on the Commission's 
independent and specific findings, conclusions, and recommendations to 
address the needs of children as they relate to preparation for, 
response to, and recovery from all hazards, including major disasters 
and emergencies.
    The National Academy of Sciences is an honorific society of 
distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, 
dedicated to the furtherance of science and technology and to their use 
for the general welfare.

    Dated: June 3, 2009.
Curtis L. Coy,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Children and Families.
[FR Doc. E9-13418 Filed 6-8-09; 8:45 am]
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