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PUBLIC LAW 102-588—NOV. 4, 1992 106 STAT. 5131 (b) RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS. — The grants program established vinder subsection (a) shall annually issue joint research opportunity announcements under the sponsorship of the National Institutes of Health and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Responses to the announcements shall be evaluated by a peer review committee whose members shall be selected by the Director of the National Institutes of Health and the Administrator, and shall include individuals not employed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration or the National Institutes of Health. SEC. 604. BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS. 42 USC 2487c. The Administrator and the Director of the National Institutes of Health shall create a joint program of graduate research fellowships in biomedical research described in section 602(a). Fellowships under such program may provide for participation in approved research conferences and symposia. SEC. 605. JOINT FORMER SOVIET UNION STUDIES IN BIOMEDICAL 42 USC 2487d. RESEARCH. The Administrator, in consultation with the Director of the National Institutes of Health, shall, as soon as practicable, establish and submit to Congress a plan for the conduct of joint biomedical research activities by the republics of the former Soviet Union and the United States, including the use of the United States Space Shuttle and former Soviet orbital facilities such as the Mir space station. SEC. 606. ESTABLISHMENT OF AN ELECTRONIC DATA ARCHIVE. 42 USC 2487e. The Administrator shall create and maintain a national electronic data archive for biomedical research data obtained from space-based experiments. SEC. 607. ESTABLISHMENT OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE 42 USC 2487f. TELEMEDICINE CAPABILITY. The Administrator shall with the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Director of the Office of Foreign Disaster, and the Surgeon General of the United States jointly create and maintain an international telemedicine satellite consultation capability to support emergency medical services in disaster-stricken areas.