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January
31

Comment Deadline: NCI Request for Letters of Interest for NCI-MATCH Laboratories

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Genetics/Genomics

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) in collaboration with the NCI Molecular Analysis for Therapy Choice (MATCH) trial leadership (NCT 02465060) invites applications for Clinical Laboratory Improvements Program (CLIA) certified/accredited laboratories that test tumor specimens from patients utilizing Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) assays to participate in the NCI MATCH trial. The NCI MATCH trial has implemented a new process for identifying patients for arms with rare variant eligibility criteria. Laboratories will contact any of the approximately 1100 sites that have activated NCI MATCH if a specimen sent from one of these sites has a rare variant that would potentially make the patient eligible for one of the treatment arms open in this initiative.

September
29

Comment Deadline: HHS Healthy People 2030 Proposed Framework

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Neuroscience

The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is soliciting written comments on the Healthy People 2030 proposed framework, including the vision, mission, overarching goals, plan of action, and foundational principles.

September
11

Comment Deadline: FDA Data and Methods for Evaluating the Impact of Opioid Formulations With Properties Designed To Deter Abuse in the Postmarket Setting: A Scientific Discussion of Present and Future Capabilities

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Neuroscience

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a public workshop entitled “Data and Methods for Evaluating the Impact of Opioid Formulations with Properties Designed to Deter Abuse in the Postmarket Setting: A Scientific Discussion of Present and Future Capabilities.” Interested parties may submit either written or electronic comments on the public workshop.

September
6

Comment Deadline: EPA Air Plan Approval – Kentucky

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Nanotechnology

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to approve a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the Commonwealth of Kentucky through the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, Division of Air Quality (KDAQ) on September 17, 2014. EPA is accepting comments regarding this matter, prior to or on September 6, 2017.