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National Biodefense Science Board: Public Meeting

September 11, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

The HHS Office of the Secretary is hosting the National Biodefense Science Board (NBSB) Public Meeting in Washington, DC, on September 11, 2019. The meeting is also available for remote participation by teleconference.

The purpose of the meeting is to gather information to develop expert advice provided by NBSB and guidance to the Secretary on scientific, technical, and other matters of special interest to HHS regarding current and future chemical, biological, nuclear, and radiological (CBRN) agents, whether naturally occurring, accidental, or deliberate.

Agenda items include:

  • Presentation from the Disaster Medicine Working Group (DMWG)
  • Exploring Issues in Biodefense Science: Development and Use of Animal Models to Enhance Rapid Approval of Novel MCM
  • ASPR Program Update: Vision for the Pediatric Disaster Care Centers of Excellence Cooperative Agreement

Teleconference Information:
Toll Numbers (International Callers): 773-799-3992
Toll Free Number: 888-417-0384
Participant passcode: 3609874 (Listen only; Public callers, use for the public NBSB site)

For further information contact: CAPT Christopher Perdue, MD, MPH, Designated Federal Official, NBSB, ASPR, HHS; 202-401-5837;


September 11, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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O’Neil Building
200 C Street SW
Washington, DC 20515