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[FR Doc. 2013–08831 Filed 4–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P Review Board will meet from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the dates indicated below: DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Joint Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development and Clinical Science Research and Development Services Scientific Merit Review Board, Notice of Meetings The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92– 463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the panels of the Joint Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development and Clinical Science Research and Development Services Scientific Merit Panel Date(s) Location Surgery ....................................................................................................... Neurobiology—B ......................................................................................... Mental Health and Behavioral. Sciences—A ............................................. Gastroenterology ........................................................................................ Pulmonary Medicine ................................................................................... Neurobiology—A ......................................................................................... Cardiovascular Studies ............................................................................... Cellular and Molecular Medicine ................................................................ Neurobiology—C ........................................................................................ Neurobiology—E ......................................................................................... Endocrinology—B ....................................................................................... Mental Health and Behavioral. Sciences—B ............................................. Oncology—A ............................................................................................... Oncology—B ............................................................................................... Hematology ................................................................................................ Infectious Diseases—B .............................................................................. Aging and Clinical Geriatrics ...................................................................... Endocrinology—A ....................................................................................... Epidemiology .............................................................................................. Nephrology ................................................................................................. Neurobiology—D ........................................................................................ Immunology—A .......................................................................................... Infectious Diseases—A .............................................................................. Clinical Trials .............................................................................................. Clinical Application of Genetics .................................................................. Eligibility ...................................................................................................... May 22, 2013 .................................. May 23, 2013 .................................. May 30, 2013 .................................. May 30–31, 2013 ............................ May 30–31, 2013 ............................ May 31, 2013 .................................. June 3, 2013 ................................... June 3, 2013 ................................... June 4, 2013 ................................... 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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Joint Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development and Clinical 
Science Research and Development Services Scientific Merit Review 
Board, Notice of Meetings

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public 
Law 92-463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the panels of the 
Joint Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development and Clinical 
Science Research and Development Services Scientific Merit Review Board 
will meet from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the dates indicated below:

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                Panel                           Date(s)                              Location
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Surgery..............................  May 22, 2013............  Hamilton Crowne Plaza.
Neurobiology--B......................  May 23, 2013............  Sheraton Crystal City Hotel.
Mental Health and Behavioral.          May 30, 2013............  Sheraton Crystal City Hotel.
 Sciences--A.
Gastroenterology.....................  May 30-31, 2013.........  U.S. Access Board.
Pulmonary Medicine...................  May 30-31, 2013.........  Sheraton Crystal City Hotel.
Neurobiology--A......................  May 31, 2013............  Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City.
Cardiovascular Studies...............  June 3, 2013............  Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City.
Cellular and Molecular Medicine......  June 3, 2013............  Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City.
Neurobiology--C......................  June 4, 2013............  Sheraton Crystal City Hotel.
Neurobiology--E......................  June 4, 2013............  VA Central Office.*
Endocrinology--B.....................  June 4, 2013............  Sheraton Crystal City Hotel.
Mental Health and Behavioral.          June 6, 2013............  VA Central Office.*
 Sciences--B.
Oncology--A..........................   June 6, 2013...........  United Way Worldwide.
Oncology--B..........................  June 7, 2013............  United Way Worldwide.
Hematology...........................  June 7, 2013............  Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City.
Infectious Diseases--B...............  June 7, 2013............  U.S. Access Board.
Aging and Clinical Geriatrics........  June 10, 2013...........  VA Central Office.*
Endocrinology--A.....................  June 10, 2013...........  Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City.
Epidemiology.........................  June 11, 2013...........  VA Central Office.*
Nephrology...........................  June 11, 2013...........  Sheraton Crystal City Hotel.
Neurobiology--D......................  June 11, 2013...........  Sheraton Crystal City Hotel.
Immunology--A........................  June 12, 2013...........  Sheraton Crystal City Hotel.
Infectious Diseases--A...............  June 12, 2013...........  Sheraton Crystal City Hotel.
Clinical Trials......................  June 13-14, 2013........  VA Central Office.*
Clinical Application of Genetics.....  June 18, 2013...........  Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City.
Eligibility..........................  July 15, 2013...........  Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City.
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* Teleconference.
The addresses of the meeting sites are:
 
Hamilton Crowne Plaza, 14th & K Streets NW., Washington, DC.
Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City, 1250 South Hayes Street, Arlington, VA.
Sheraton Crystal City Hotel, 1800 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA.
U.S. Access Board, 1331 F Street NW., Suite 1000, Washington, DC.
United Way Worldwide, 701 N. Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA.
VA Central Office, 131 M Street NE., Washington, DC.

    The purpose of the Board is to provide advice on the scientific 
quality, budget, safety and mission relevance of investigator-initiated 
research proposals submitted for VA merit review consideration. 
Proposals submitted for review by the Board involve a wide range of 
medical specialties within the general areas of biomedical, behavioral 
and clinical science research.
    The panel meetings will be open to the public for approximately 
one-half hour at the start of each meeting to discuss the general 
status of the program. The remaining portion of each panel meeting will 
be closed to the public for the review, discussion, and evaluation of 
initial and renewal research proposals.
    The closed portion of each meeting involves discussion, 
examination, reference to staff and consultant critiques of research 
proposals. During this portion of each meeting, discussions will deal 
with scientific merit of each proposal and qualifications of 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 could significantly 
frustrate implementation of proposed agency action regarding such 
research proposals. As provided by subsection 10(d) of Public Law 92-
463, as amended, closing portions of these panel meetings is in 
accordance with title 5 U.S.C., 552b(c) (6) and (9)(B).

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    Those who plan to attend the general session or would like to 
obtain a copy of the minutes from the panel meetings and rosters of the 
members of the panels should contact Alex Chiu, Ph.D., Manager, Merit 
Review Program (10P9B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, at (202) 443-5672 or email at 
alex.chiu@va.gov.

    By Direction of the Secretary.

    Dated: April 10, 2013.
Vivian Drake,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-08836 Filed 4-15-13; 8:45 am]
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