MEMBERS PRESENT:

PAUL W. BROWN, M.D., Chairman
RANDOLPH WYKOFF, M.D.,
    Associate Commissioner
ERMIAS D. BELAY, M.D.
DAVID C. BOLTON, Ph.D.
DONALD S. BURKE, M.D.
DEAN O. CLIVER, Ph.D.
LINDA D. DETWILER, D.V.M.
BRUCE W. EWENSTEIN, M.D., Ph.D.
BARBARA W. HARRELL, M.P.A.
DAVID G. HOEL, Ph.D.
PETER G. LURIE, M.D.
J. JEFFREY McCULLOUGH, M.D.
PEDRO PICCARDO, M.D.
STANLEY B. PRUSINER, M.D.
RAYMOND P. ROOS, M.D.
ELIZABETH S. WILLIAMS, D.V.M., Ph.D.
WILLIAM FREAS, Ph.D., Executive Secretary

TEMPORARY VOTING MEMBERS PRESENT:

WILLIAM D. HUESTON, Ph.D.
LAWRENCE B. SCHONBERGER, M.D.
EDMUND C. TRAMONT, M.D.
F. BLAINE HOLLINGER, M.D.
SUSAN F. LEITMAN, M.D.
KENRAD E. NELSON, M.D.

GUESTS PRESENT:

LOUIS KATZ, M.D.
MERLIN SAYERS, M.D., Ph.D.
RONALD O. GILCHER, M.D., FACP

CONSULTANT PRESENT:

ROBERT G. ROHWER, Ph.D.

SPEAKERS PRESENT:

STEPHEN D. NIGHTINGALE, M.D.
ALAN E. WILLIAMS, Ph.D.
CHRISTL A. DONNELLY, Sc.D.
PENNY CHAN, Ph.D., MHSc.
PHILIP COMER
MARY ELIZABETH JACOBS, Ph.D.
DOROTHY SCOTT, M.D.

PUBLIC COMMENT:

CAPTAIN BRUCE D. RUTHERFORD
KAY R. GREGORY, MS MT (ASCP) SBB
DAVE CAVENOUGH
DR. MICHAEL P. BUSCH
DR. RICHARD DAVEY
MELISSA McMILLAN
DR. MARIAN SULLIVAN

ALSO PRESENT:

JAY EPSTEIN, M.D.
DR. ED TABOR
JAMES REILLY

Meeting Opening