Prospective Grant of Exclusive Patent License: The Development of an Anti-Mesothelin Recombinant Immunotoxin (RIT) for the Treatment of Human Cancers.
The National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, is contemplating the grant of an Exclusive Patent License to Selecta Biosciences (``Selecta'') located in Watertown, Massachusetts to practice the inventions embodied in the patent applications listed in the Supplementary Information section of this notice.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS' intention to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA), federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information (including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information) and to allow 60 days for public comment on the proposed action. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding our burden estimates or any other aspect of this collection of information, including the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions, the accuracy of the estimated burden, ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden.
Current State and Further Development of Animal Models of Serious Infections Caused by Acinetobacter baumannii and Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Public Workshop
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a public workshop regarding the current state and further development of animal models for serious infections caused by Acinetobacter baumannii and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. FDA is conducting this workshop in order to facilitate the development of narrow-spectrum antibacterial drugs, such as those that are active against only a single species of bacteria that may not occur frequently. This public workshop is intended to provide information for and gain perspective from health care providers, other U.S. Government Agencies, academic experts, contract research organizations, and industry on various aspects of development efforts pertaining to animal models of serious infections. The input from this public workshop will also help FDA in developing topics for future discussion.
Draft Chapter: Analysis of Carbon Nanotubes and Nanofibers on Filters by Transmission Electron Microscopy; Request for Comments
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announces the availability of a draft chapter to be published in the NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods entitled, ``Analysis of Carbon Nanotubes and Nanofibers on Filters by Transmission Electron Microscopy,'' for public comment. The document and instructions for submitting comments can be found at www.regulations.gov.
Personal Protective Equipment Information (PPE-Info) Database
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announces the availability of a draft web-based database entitled PPE-Info for public comment. To view the notice and related materials, visit www.regulations.gov and enter CDC-2017-0001 in the search field and click ``Search.''