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These links take users to additional information, announcements, and government documents mentioned in BioCentury's publications.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (November 24, 1997)
Link to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation web site, which has information on on-going clinical trials involving drugs and gene therapy.

FDA Reading Room (November 10, 1997)
Link to FDA's "Reading Room" of electronic documents, including transcripts of advisory committee meetings.

Law Enforced by the FDA (November 3, 1997)
Compilation of the laws enforced by the FDA and related statutes.

In Vitro Diagnostic Devices (November 3, 1997)
HHS manual providing guidance for the preparation of 510(k) submissions, covering premarket notification requirements for medical devices.

A Natural System of Gene Families from Complete Genomes (October 27, 1997)
Link to COGs (clusters of orthologous groups) database developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) to identify functional characteristics of unknown genes.

Pediatric HIV (October 6, 1997)
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) request for comments on guidelines for the use of antiretroviral agents in pediatric HIV infection.

International Association of Physicians In AIDS Care (September 29, 1997)
Homepage for the group advocating clinical trials of an HIV vaccine composed of a live attenuated virus.

Stock Options Accounting (May 27, 1997)
Text of S. 576, "The Ending Double Standards for Stock Options Act," introduced by Senators Carl Levin (D-Mich.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.). See May 27, 1997 BioCentury for a complete story.

EPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics: Biotechnology Program (March 3, 1997)
Link to a new EPA web site focused on regulations, documents and status reports pertaining to the OPPT's biotechnology program under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

Advanced Technology Program (ATP) homepage (February 24, 1997)
This link includes an overview of the ATP program, and information about how to apply for ATP grants.

FDA Guidance on 510(k) Submissions (February 24, 1997)
Link to an FDA guidance on "Deciding When to Submit a 510(k) for a Change to an Existing Device"

2 Links to SBIR Program Documentation (February 3, 1997)
1. National SBIR Conference Center Web Site. The latest news concerning SBIR conferences and hot links to information about the National SBIR Program.
2. The NIH Office of Extramural Research: Small Business Funding Opportunities