Meeting of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee, 56042 [2017-25550]

Download as PDF 56042 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 226 / Monday, November 27, 2017 / Notices HRSA specifically requests comments on (1) the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions, (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden, (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. Amy McNulty, Acting Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2017–25507 Filed 11–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Meeting of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: As stipulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is hereby giving notice that a meeting of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee (CFSAC) will take place and will be open to the public. DATES: The CFSAC in person meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. and Thursday, December 14, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. (EST). ADDRESSES: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Room 800, 200 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20201. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander Gustavo Ceinos, MPH, Designated Federal Officer, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee, Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue SW., Room 728F6, Washington, DC 20201. Please direct all inquiries to cfsac@hhs.gov or 202–690–7650. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The CFSAC is authorized under 42 U.S.C. 217a, Section 222 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended. The purpose of the CFSAC is to provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Health and Human Services, through the Assistant Secretary for Health (ASH), on issues related to myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:59 Nov 24, 2017 Jkt 244001 syndrome (ME/CFS). The issues can include factors affecting access and care for persons with ME/CFS; the science and definition of ME/CFS; and broader public health, clinical, research, and educational issues related to ME/CFS. The agenda for this meeting, call-in information and location will be posted on the CFSAC Web site http:// www.hhs.gov/ash/advisory-committees/ cfsac/meetings/index.html. Request to speak to the committee: Each day of the meeting an hour has been scheduled for public comments via telephone or in person. Individuals will have three minutes to present their comments. Priority will be given to individuals who have not provided public comment within the previous twelve months. We are unable to place international calls for public comments. To request a time slot for public comments, please send an email to cfsac@hhs.gov by close of business on Monday, November 27, 2017. The email should contain the speaker’s name and the phone number that will be used for public comments. An email from the CFSAC Support Team will be sent back to you confirming receipt of your request. If the email confirmation is not received within two working days, please call 202–690–7650. Request to provide written comments: Individuals who would like to provide only written testimony to the Committee members and do not wish to speak, should indicate so in their email when submitting their written testimony. It is preferred, but not required, that the submitted testimony be prepared in digital format and typed using a 12pitch font. Written comments must not exceed 5 single-space pages, and it is preferred, but not required that the document be prepared in the MS Word format. Please note that PDF files, handwritten notes, charts, and photographs cannot be accepted. Materials submitted should not include sensitive personal information, such as social security number, birthdates, driver’s license number, passport number, financial account number, or credit or debit card number. If you wish to remain anonymous please specify this in your email, otherwise your name will be included at the top of your written comments. The Committee welcomes input on any topic related to ME/CFS. PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: November 17, 2017. Gustavo Ceinos, CDR, USPHS, Designated Federal Officer, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee. [FR Doc. 2017–25550 Filed 11–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–42–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of the Secretary Findings of Research Misconduct Office of the Secretary, HHS. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice is hereby given that the Office of Research Integrity (ORI) has taken final action in the following case: Mahandranauth Chetram, Ph.D., Georgetown University and Emory School of Medicine: Based on the report of an investigation conducted by Georgetown University (GU), Respondent’s admission at Emory School of Medicine (ESOM), and additional analysis conducted by ORI in its oversight review, ORI found that Dr. Mahandranauth Chetram, former postdoctoral fellow, Department of Oncology, GU, and former postdoctoral fellow, Department of Pediatrics, ESOM, engaged in research misconduct in research supported by National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), grants R01 CA113447, R01 CA092306, and T32 CA09686 while at GU, and National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), NIH, grant R01 DK059380 while at ESOM. ORI found that Respondent engaged in research misconduct at GU by falsifying Western blot images and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) data included in an unfunded grant application, R01 CA193344–01A1, and in a manuscript submitted to Cancer Cell (‘‘The DNA Repair Protein, NTHL1 Functions as an Oncoprotein by Activating the Canoncial Wnt Pathway.’’ Submitted to Cancer Cell; hereafter referred to as the ‘‘Cancer Cell manuscript’’). Subsequently, after Respondent was aware of the research misconduct findings from GU, Respondent engaged in research misconduct at ESOM and falsified RT– PCR data on Excel spreadsheets in the research record and in a figure generated from the false data included in a manuscript submitted to and withdrawn from Scientific Reports (‘‘Immipramine Blue Sensitively and Selectively Targets FLT3–ITD Positive Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells.’’ Scientific Reports 7(1):4447, 2017 June E:\FR\FM\27NON1.SGM 27NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


Meeting of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the 
Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: As stipulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the U.S. 
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is hereby giving notice 
that a meeting of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee 
(CFSAC) will take place and will be open to the public.

DATES: The CFSAC in person meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 
13, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. and Thursday, December 14, 
2017, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. (EST).

ADDRESSES: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Hubert H. 
Humphrey Building, Room 800, 200 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, 
DC 20201.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander Gustavo Ceinos, MPH, 
Designated Federal Officer, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory 
Committee, Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence 
Avenue SW., Room 728F6, Washington, DC 20201. Please direct all 
inquiries to cfsac@hhs.gov or 202-690-7650.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The CFSAC is authorized under 42 U.S.C. 
217a, Section 222 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended. The 
purpose of the CFSAC is to provide advice and recommendations to the 
Secretary of Health and Human Services, through the Assistant Secretary 
for Health (ASH), on issues related to myalgic encephalomyelitis/
chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). The issues can include factors 
affecting access and care for persons with ME/CFS; the science and 
definition of ME/CFS; and broader public health, clinical, research, 
and educational issues related to ME/CFS.
    The agenda for this meeting, call-in information and location will 
be posted on the CFSAC Web site http://www.hhs.gov/ash/advisory-committees/cfsac/meetings/index.html.
    Request to speak to the committee: Each day of the meeting an hour 
has been scheduled for public comments via telephone or in person. 
Individuals will have three minutes to present their comments. Priority 
will be given to individuals who have not provided public comment 
within the previous twelve months. We are unable to place international 
calls for public comments. To request a time slot for public comments, 
please send an email to cfsac@hhs.gov by close of business on Monday, 
November 27, 2017. The email should contain the speaker's name and the 
phone number that will be used for public comments.
    An email from the CFSAC Support Team will be sent back to you 
confirming receipt of your request. If the email confirmation is not 
received within two working days, please call 202-690-7650.
    Request to provide written comments: Individuals who would like to 
provide only written testimony to the Committee members and do not wish 
to speak, should indicate so in their email when submitting their 
written testimony. It is preferred, but not required, that the 
submitted testimony be prepared in digital format and typed using a 12-
pitch font. Written comments must not exceed 5 single-space pages, and 
it is preferred, but not required that the document be prepared in the 
MS Word format. Please note that PDF files, handwritten notes, charts, 
and photographs cannot be accepted. Materials submitted should not 
include sensitive personal information, such as social security number, 
birthdates, driver's license number, passport number, financial account 
number, or credit or debit card number. If you wish to remain anonymous 
please specify this in your email, otherwise your name will be included 
at the top of your written comments.
    The Committee welcomes input on any topic related to ME/CFS.

     Dated: November 17, 2017.
Gustavo Ceinos,
CDR, USPHS, Designated Federal Officer, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 
Advisory Committee.
[FR Doc. 2017-25550 Filed 11-24-17; 8:45 am]
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