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NINDS Advisory Council Meeting - May 28-29, 2009


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

National Advisory Neurological Disorders and Stroke Council
175th Meeting
May 28-29, 2009
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 27, 2009
Training, Career Development, and Special Programs Subcommittee
Hyatt Regency Bethesda, Bethesda, Maryland
8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.-Open Session
9:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.-Closed Session*

May 28, 2009
Clinical Trials Subcommittee
Building 31, C Wing, Conference Room 10, Bethesda, Maryland
8:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.-Closed Session*
9:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.-Open Session

May 28, 2009
Basic and Preclinical Programs Subcommittee
Building 31, C Wing, Conference Room 7, Bethesda, Maryland
8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.-Open Session

Advisory Council Meeting:

Open Session - May 28, 2009
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 5-6, 2009, Meeting
    B.   Confirmation of Dates for Future Council Meetings
                                    September 17-18, 2009         (Thursday and Friday)
                                    February 4-5, 2010               (Thursday and Friday) 
                                    May 27-28, 2010                  (Thursday and Friday)
                                    September 23-24, 2010         (Thursday and Friday)
          New Dates          February 3-4, 2011               (Thursday and Friday)
                                    May 26-27, 2011                  (Thursday and Friday)
                                    September 15-16, 2011         (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. ARRA Update . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Finkelstein/Dr. Landis

2:00 p.m.
V. Policy Options for PI's with Multiple Grant Awards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Jane Fountain 
                                                                    Program Director, Neural Environment Cluster, NINDS

2:30 p.m.
VI. Concept Clearance for FY 2010 Proposed Initiatives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Robert Finkelstein

2:45 p.m. - Break

3:00 p.m.
VII. Council Subcommittee Reports
            Training, Career Development, and Special Programs Subcommittee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
                                                                                                                     Dr. Gary Westbrook
                                                                                                              NANDS Council Member
            Clinical Trials Subcommittee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Laura Ment
                                                                                                              NANDS Council Member
            Basic and Preclinical Programs Subcommittee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. John Povlishock
                                                                                                               NANDS Council Member

3:45 p.m.
VIII. Overview, Division of Intramural Research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Alan Koretsky 
                                                                                                         Scientific Director, NINDS

4:05 p.m.
IX. Scientific Presentation:  NIMH-NINDS Project in Very High Field MRI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .                                  
                    Dr. Peter Bandettini,Director, NIMH-NINDS Functional MRI Facility, NIMH
                    Dr. Alan Koretsky, Chief, Laboratory of Functional and Molecular Imaging, NINDS

4:45 p.m.
Closed Portion - May 28, 2009

This portion of the meeting is being closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in section 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).

X. Review of the Division of Intramural Research Board of Scientific Counselors' Reports . . . . . . . . Dr. Alan Koretsky


5:15p.m.* *
Adjournment - May 28, 2009

8:00 a.m.
Closed Portion - May 29, 2009

*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

12:00 p.m.**
Adjournment
**These times are tentative

Last updated January 6, 2011