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August 16, 2010: Science Board to the FDA Meeting Announcement

Center Date Time Location
OC August 16, 2010 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Bethesda Marriott
5151 Pooks Hill Road
Bethesda, MD 20814

Agenda

The Science Board will hear about and discuss a final report from its subcommittee reviewing research at the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN). The Science Board will also hear about an interim report from the subcommittee to review the Pharmacovigilance Program at the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER). The Science Board will then hear and discuss JANUS, FDA supported Data Standard Comparative Effectiveness Research, and FDA’s nanotechnology research program.

Meeting Materials

FDA intends to make the complete background material available to the public no later than 2 business days before the meeting. If FDA is unable to post the background material on its Web site prior to the meeting, the background material will be made publicly available at the location of the advisory committee meeting, and the background material will be posted on FDA’s Web site after the meeting.

Public Participation and Sponsor Information 

Interested persons and Sponsors (representatives from industry) may present data, information, or views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee.

  • Written submissions may be made to the contact person on or before August 9, 2010. Comments received on or before August 2, will be provided to the committee before the meeting.
  • Oral presentations from the public (excluding Sponsors) will be scheduled between approximately 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. on August 16, 2010. Those desiring to make formal oral presentations should notify the contact person and submit a brief statement of the general nature of the evidence or arguments they wish to present, the names and addresses of proposed participants, and an indication of the approximate time requested to make their presentation on or before August 2, 2010.

Time allotted for each presentation may be limited. If the number of registrants requesting to speak is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the scheduled open public hearing session, FDA may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers for the scheduled open public hearing session. The contact person will notify interested persons regarding their request to speak by August 3, 2010.

Contact Information

Donna L. Mentch
Office of Science and Public Health
Office of the Commissioner (HF-33)
Food and Drug Administration
White Oak 32
10903 New Hampshire Ave.
Silver Spring, Maryland 20993
Phone: 301–796-8523
Fax: 301-847-8617
E-mail: donna.mentch@fda.hhs.gov

  • FDA Advisory Committee Information Line
    1-800-741-8138
    (301-443-0572 in the Washington DC area)
    Code: 8732310001
    Please call the Information Line for up-to-date information on this meeting.

A notice in the Federal Register about last minute modifications that impact a previously announced advisory committee meeting cannot always be published quickly enough to provide timely notice. Therefore, you should always check the agency’s Website and call the appropriate advisory committee hot line/phone line to learn about possible modifications before coming to the meeting.

FFDA intends to make background material available to the public no later than 2 business days before the meeting. If FDA is unable to post the background material on its Web site prior to the meeting, the background material will be made publicly available at the location of the advisory committee meeting, and the background material will be posted on FDA’s Web site after the meeting.

Persons attending FDA’s advisory committee meetings are advised that the agency is not responsible for providing access to electrical outlets. FDA welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Donna L. Mentch, at (301) 796-8523 at least 7 days in advance of the meeting. FDA is committed to the orderly conduct of its advisory committee meetings.

Please visit our Web site for procedures on public conduct during advisory committee meetings

Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. app.2).