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Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight Hearing - Biobanking: How the Lack of a Coherent Policy Allowed the Veterans Administration to Destroy an Irreplaceable Collection of Legionella Samples

Date: 
Tuesday, September 9, 2008 - 10:00am
Location: 
2318 Rayburn House Office Building

Biobanking: How the Lack of a Coherent Policy Allowed the Veterans Administration to Destroy an Irreplaceable Collection of Legionella Samples

Hearing Charter

 

Witnesses

Panel 1:

Dr. Victor Yu
Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Janet Stout
Director, Special Pathogens Laboratory

Dr. David Snydman
Chief, Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, and Attending Physician in Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center

Panel 2:

Dr. Jim Vaught
Deputy Director, Office of Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research, National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Dr. Janet K. A. Nicholson
Senior Advisor for Laboratory Science, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Panel 3:

Michael Moreland
Director, Veterans Integrated Services Network 4, Department of Veterans Affairs

Dr. Mona Melhem
Associate Chief of Staff and Vice President, VAPHS Clinical Support Service Line

Dr. Ali Sonel
VAPHS Associate Chief of Staff (Research)

Dr. Steven Graham
Director, VAPHS Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Centers

Ms. Cheryl Wanzie
VAPHS Chief Technologist

110th Congress