National Cancer Institute; Notice of Closed Meeting

Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2) notice is hereby given of the following meeting.

The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c) (4) and 552b(c) (6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The purpose of this meeting is to evaluate requests for preclinical development resources for potential new therapeutics for the treatment of cancer. The outcome of the evaluation will be a decision whether NCI should support request(s) and make available contract resources for development of the potential therapeutic to improve the treatment of various forms of cancer. The research proposals and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material and personal information concerning individuals associated with the proposed research projects, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.

Name of Committee: National Cancer Institute Special Emphasis Panel; Rapid Access to Intervention Development.

Date: November 5-6, 2008.

Time:1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Agenda: To evaluate the Rapid Access to Intervention Development Portfolio.

Place: National Institutes of Health, Executive Plaza North, Conference Room H,6130 Executive Boulevard,Rockville, MD 20852.

Contact Person: Phyllis G. Bryant, Executive Secretary, Program Analyst, Developmental Therapeutics Program, National Cancer Institute, NIH,6130 Executive Boulevard, Rm. 8022, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 496-8720,

(Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.392, Cancer Construction; 93.393, Cancer Cause and Prevention Research; 93.394, Cancer Detection and Diagnosis Research; 93.395, Cancer Treatment Research; 93.396, Cancer Biology Research; 93.397, Cancer Centers Support; 93.398, Cancer Research Manpower; 93.399, Cancer Control, National Institutes of Health, HHS)

Dated: September 17, 2008. Jennifer Spaeth,

Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy.

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