Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting, 5650 [2011-2124]

Download as PDF 5650 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 21 / Tuesday, February 1, 2011 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92– 463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that a meeting of the Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board will be held February 23–25 and March 1–2, 2011, at the Doubletree Hotel Crystal City, 300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The following subcommittees of the Board will meet to evaluate merit review applications: February 23—Rehabilitation Engineering and Prosthetics/Orthotics Regenerative Medicine. February 23–24—Aging & Neurodegenerative Disease Psychological Health and Social Reintegration. February 23–25—Brain Injury Musculoskeletal/Orthopedic Rehabilitation. March 1—Rehabilitation Engineering and Prosthetics/Orthotics. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:05 Jan 31, 2011 Jkt 223001 March 1–2—Psychological Health and Social Reintegration; Sensory Systems/ Communication; Spinal Cord Injury; and Career Development Award Program. The purpose of the Board is to review rehabilitation research and development applications and advise the Director, Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, and the Chief Research and Development Officer on the scientific and technical merit, the mission relevance, and the protection of human and animal subjects. A general session of each subcommittee meeting will be open to the public for approximately one hour at the start of each meeting to cover administrative matters and to discuss the general status of the program. The remaining portion of each subcommittee meeting will be closed to the public for the discussion, examination, reference to, and oral review of the research applications and critiques. During the closed potion of each meeting, discussion and recommendations will include qualifications of the personnel conducting the studies (the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 unwarranted invasion of personal privacy), as well as research information (the premature disclosure of which would likely compromise significantly the implementation of proposed agency action regarding such research projects). As provided by subsection 10(d) of Public Law 92–463, as amended by Public Law 94–409, closing the meeting is in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) and (9)(B). Those who plan to attend the general session should contact Tiffany Asqueri, Designated Federal Officer, Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, at Department of Veterans Affairs (122), 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, or e-mail tiffany.asqueri@va.gov at least five days before the meeting. For further information, please call Mrs. Asqueri at (202) 443–5757. By direction of the Secretary. Dated: January 26, 2011. William F. Russo, Director of Regulations Management, Office of the General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2011–2124 Filed 1–31–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\01FEN1.SGM 01FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit 
Review Board; Notice of Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public 
Law 92-463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that a meeting of the 
Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review 
Board will be held February 23-25 and March 1-2, 2011, at the 
Doubletree Hotel Crystal City, 300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA, from 
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The following subcommittees of the Board 
will meet to evaluate merit review applications:
    February 23--Rehabilitation Engineering and Prosthetics/Orthotics 
Regenerative Medicine.
    February 23-24--Aging & Neurodegenerative Disease Psychological 
Health and Social Reintegration.
    February 23-25--Brain Injury Musculoskeletal/Orthopedic 
Rehabilitation.
    March 1--Rehabilitation Engineering and Prosthetics/Orthotics.
    March 1-2--Psychological Health and Social Reintegration; Sensory 
Systems/Communication; Spinal Cord Injury; and Career Development Award 
Program.
    The purpose of the Board is to review rehabilitation research and 
development applications and advise the Director, Rehabilitation 
Research and Development Service, and the Chief Research and 
Development Officer on the scientific and technical merit, the mission 
relevance, and the protection of human and animal subjects.
    A general session of each subcommittee meeting will be open to the 
public for approximately one hour at the start of each meeting to cover 
administrative matters and to discuss the general status of the 
program. The remaining portion of each subcommittee meeting will be 
closed to the public for the discussion, examination, reference to, and 
oral review of the research applications and critiques.
    During the closed potion of each meeting, discussion and 
recommendations will include qualifications of the personnel conducting 
the studies (the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly 
unwarranted invasion of personal privacy), as well as research 
information (the premature disclosure of which would likely compromise 
significantly the implementation of proposed agency action regarding 
such research projects). As provided by subsection 10(d) of Public Law 
92-463, as amended by Public Law 94-409, closing the meeting is in 
accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) and (9)(B).
    Those who plan to attend the general session should contact Tiffany 
Asqueri, Designated Federal Officer, Rehabilitation Research and 
Development Service, at Department of Veterans Affairs (122), 810 
Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, or e-mail 
tiffany.asqueri@va.gov at least five days before the meeting. For 
further information, please call Mrs. Asqueri at (202) 443-5757.

    By direction of the Secretary.
    Dated: January 26, 2011.
William F. Russo,
Director of Regulations Management, Office of the General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2011-2124 Filed 1-31-11; 8:45 am]
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