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FDA seeks to include the views of women and men, members of all racial and ethnic groups, and individuals with and without disabilities on its advisory committees and, therefore, encourages nominations of appropriately qualified candidates from these groups.
Information about becoming a member on an FDA advisory committee can also be obtained by visiting FDA's Web site by using the following link
FDA is requesting nominations to the Science Board. The Science Board will meet approximately three times a year. Meetings of the Science Board will be open to the public. All meetings will be announced in the
The Science Board shall provide advice primarily to the Commissioner and other appropriate officials on specific complex scientific and technical issues important to FDA and its mission, including emerging issues within the scientific community. Additionally, the Science Board will provide advice that supports the Agency in keeping pace with technical and scientific developments, including in regulatory science and input into the Agency's research agenda and on upgrading its scientific and research facilities and training opportunities. It will also provide, where requested, expert review of Agency sponsored intramural and extramural scientific research programs.
FDA is specifically considering persons knowledgeable in the fields of food science, safety, and nutrition; chemistry; pharmacology; translational and clinical medicine and research; toxicology; biostatistics; medical devices; imaging; robotics; cell and tissue based products; regenerative medicine; public health and epidemiology; international health and regulation; product safety; product manufacturing sciences and quality; and other scientific areas relevant to FDA-regulated products such as systems biology, informatics, nanotechnology, and combination products. Members shall be chosen from academia and industry. The Science Board may also include technically qualified federal members.
Any interested person may nominate one or more qualified person(s) for membership on the Science Board. Self nominations are also accepted. Nominations shall include the name of the committee, complete curriculum vitae of each nominee, and their current business address and/or home address, telephone number, and email address, if available. Nominations must also acknowledge that the nominee is aware of the nomination unless self-nominated. FDA will ask the potential candidates to provide detailed information concerning such matters related to financial holdings, employment, and research grants and/or contracts to permit evaluation of possible sources of conflict of interest.
This notice is issued under the Federal Advisory Act (5 U.S.C. app. 2) and 21 CFR part 14 relating to advisory committees.