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NINDS Advisory Council Agenda - February 3-4, 2011


Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

National Advisory Neurological Disorders and Stroke Council
180th Meeting
February 3-4, 2011
Building 31, C Wing, 6th Floor, Conference Room 10
31 Center Drive
Bethesda, Maryland 20892
Closed Circuit Viewing Overflow (Conference Rooms 7 and 9)
Contact Number at Meeting (301) 402-8710

Council Subcommittee Meetings:

February 2, 2011
Clinical Trials Subcommittee
Hyatt Regency Bethesda, Bethesda, Maryland
6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. —Closed Portion*

February 3, 2011
Clinical Trials Subcommittee
Building 31, C Wing, Conference Room 10, Bethesda, Maryland
8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.—Open Portion

February 3, 2011
Basic and Preclinical Programs Subcommittee
Building 31, C Wing, Conference Room 7, Bethesda, Maryland
8:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.—Open Portion
8:45 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. —Closed Portion

Advisory Council Meeting:

10:15 a.m.

Open Session - February 3, 2011

I. Call to Order and Opening Remarks  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .Dr. Story Landis
                                                                                                                                Chairperson

10:20 a.m.
II. Report of the Associate Director for Extramural Research, NINDS . . . . . . . . Dr. Robert Finkelstein
                                                                                                        

    A.   Consideration of Minutes of September 23, 2010, Meeting
    B.   Confirmation of Dates of Future Council Meetings
                                    May 26-27, 2011                  (Thursday and Friday)
                                    September 15-16, 2011         (Thursday and Friday)
                                    February 9-10, 2012             (Thursday and Friday)
                                    May 24-25, 2012                  (Thursday and Friday)
                                    September 20-21, 2012         (Thursday and Friday)
    C.   Other Items
               Expedited Review Process
               Council General Recommendations
               DER Announcements

10:30 a.m.
III. Report of the Director, NINDS . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Dr. Story Landis

11:00 a.m.
IV. Update on the Fiscal Year 2011 Budget . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Robert Finkelstein

12:00 p.m. Lunch

1:15 p.m.
V. NIH Diversity Programs . .. .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. Lawrence Tabak
                                                                                                            Principal Deputy Director, NIH

1:45 p.m.
VI. Report from the NINDS Strategic Planning Advisory Panel on Health Disparities . . . .
                                                                                                                       Dr. Lewis Morgenstern
                                      Professor of Epidemiology, Neurology, Emergency Medicine and Neurosurgery
                                                                                                                    Director, Stroke Program
                                                                                                                  The University of Michigan

2:45 p.m. Break

3:00 p.m.
VII. How can NINDS Increase the Predictive Value of Pre-Clinical Studies? . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
                                                                                                                           Dr. Shai Silberberg
                                                   Program Director, Channels, Synapses, and Circuits Cluster, NINDS
                                                                                                                          Dr. John Povlishock
                                                                                                                   NANDS Council Member

3:45 p.m.
VIII. Discussion of Criteria for Foreign Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Robert Finkelstein

4:15 p.m.
X. Proposed K12 Initiative for Neurosurgeons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. Stephen Korn
                                                                         Director of Training and Career Development, NINDS

4:30 p.m.
XI. Council Subcommittee Report
       Clinical Trials Subcommittee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Thomas Brott/Dr. Timothy Pedley
                                                                                                                NANDS Council Members

5:00 p.m.**
Adjournment

8:00 a.m.
Closed Portion – February 4, 2011

*This portion of the meeting is being closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5, U.S. Code and Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2).

XI.  Review of Conflict of Interest, Confidentiality, and Council Procedures
     Council Consideration of Pending Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. Robert Finkelstein
                                                                                                               Council Executive Secretary

11:00 a.m.**
Ajournment

**This time is tentative

Last updated January 24, 2012