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Centers for Medical Countermeasures Against Radiation (CMCR) Public Briefing

December 15, 2004

RFA AI-04-045 Centers for Medical Countermeasures Against Radiation


The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases would like to announce that an informational session for individuals representing groups considering submission of applications in response to NIAID’s RFA No. AI-04-045 (, titled “Centers for Medical Countermeasures Against Radiation,” will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on December 15, 2004.

The meeting will be held in Room 2C-13, 10401 Fernwood Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892. Staff from the NIH Centers for Medical Countermeasures Against Radiation Program and the Division of Extramural Activities will provide information about the Program and application procedures, and will be available to answer questions pertinent to preparing applications in response to this RFA. Advance registration is not required.

This meeting will also be available through a live broadcast allowing for questions from off-site locations. Please check for videocast information regarding this event. A videotape of this meeting will be made available for future viewing at

Draft Agenda

1:00 – 1:15 Welcome and introduction to public briefing (Allan Czarra, NIAID)

1:15 – 1:30 Overview: HHS/Bioshield and NIH/NIAID collaboration (John Carney, HHS)

1:30 – 1:40 Overview: NIH Biodefense Program (Ernest Takafuji, NIAID)

1:40 – 1:50 Overview: NIH Medical Countermeasures Against Radiological and Nuclear Threats Program (Daniel Rotrosen, NIAID)

1:50 – 2:15 CMCR program overview/program issues (Helen Quill, NIAID)

2:15 – 2:30 BREAK

2:30 – 3:00 CMCR review criteria/review issues (Kirt Vener, NCI)

3:00 – 3:20 CMCR grants management/budget issues (Ann Devine, NIAID)

3:20 – 3:40 Regulatory issues (Christine Czarniecki)

3:40 – 5:00 Questions/discussion


Implementing Project Bioshield: Acquisition of Medical Countermeasures for Biodefense—John Carney, HHS

Centers for Medical Countermeasures Against Radiation: DAIT Regulatory Affairs—Christine Czarniecki, DAIT

Centers for Medical Countermeasures Against Radiation: RFA AI-04-045: U19 Mechanism—Timothy Meeker, Lalita Palekar, NCI

Centers for Medical Countermeasures Against Radiation—Helen Quill, DAIT

Budget Considerations: Centers for Medical Countermeasures Against Radiation—Gregory Smith, NIAID Grants Management

NIH Plans for Development of Radiological and Nuclear Medical Countermeasures—Ernest Takafuji, NIAID

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Last Updated February 26, 2007