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NINDS Advisory Council Meeting Agenda - May 29-30, 2008


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

National Advisory Neurological Disorders and Stroke Council
172nd Meeting
May 29-30, 2008
Building 31, C Wing, 6th Floor, Conference Room 10
31 Center Drive
Bethesda, Maryland  20892
Contact Number at Meeting (301) 402-8710

Council Subcommittee Meetings:

May 29, 2008
Clinical Trials Subcommittee
Building 31, C Wing, Conference Room 10, Bethesda, Maryland
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. – Closed Portion*
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. – Open Portion

Basic and Preclinical Programs Subcommittee
Building 31, C Wing, Conference Room 7, Bethesda, Maryland
8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. – Closed Portion*
8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. – Open Portion

Advisory Council Meeting:

Open Portion  – May 29, 2008
10:30 a.m.
I.       Call to Order and Opening Remarks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. Story Landis
                                                                                                                                                     Chairperson

10:35 a.m.
II.     Report of the Associate Director for Extramural Research, NINDS . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . .
                                                                                                                                       Dr. Robert Finkelstein
                                                                                                                               Council Executive Secretary

            A.     Consideration of Minutes of February 7-8, 2008, Meeting
            B.     Confirmation of Dates for Future Council Meetings
                                            September 18-19, 2008           (Thursday and Friday)           
                                            February 5-6, 2009                 (Thursday and Friday)           
                                            May 28-29, 2009                    (Thursday and Friday)           
                                            September 17-18, 2009           (Thursday and Friday)
                                            February 4-5, 2010                 (Thursday and Friday)
                                            May 27-28, 2010                    (Thursday and Friday)
                                            September 16-17, 2010           (Thursday and Friday)           

            C.     Other Items
                       Expedited Review Process
                       Introduction of new DER Staff                

10:45 a.m.
III.     Report of the Director, NINDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . Dr. Story Landis

11:30 a.m. – Lunch

1:00 p.m.  
IV.      NIGMS Perspectives on Supporting Innovative Research in Challenging Times. . . . . . .Dr. Jeremy M. Berg
                                                                                                                                          Director, NIGMS

1:30 p.m.
V.      Status of NINDS Strategic Planning Effort. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . .Dr. Paul Scott
                                                                                  Director, Office of Science Policy and Planning, NINDS

3:30 p.m. – Break

3:45 p.m.
VI.     Concept Clearance for FY 2009 Proposed Initiatives  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... Dr. Robert Finkelstein

4:00 p.m.
VII.   Council Subcommittee Reports
           Clinical Trials Subcommittee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . .Dr. Laura Ment
                                                                                                                             NANDS Council Member
            Basic and Preclinical Programs Subcommittee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. David Van Essen   
                                                                                                                             NANDS Council Member

 

4:45 p.m.* *
Adjournment – May 29, 2008  

8:00 a.m.
Closed Portion – May 30, 2008

*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).

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

11:00 a.m.**
Adjournment
**These times are tentative

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