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NINDS Advisory Council - May 26-27, 2010


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

National Advisory Neurological Disorders and Stroke Council
178th Meeting
May 27, 2010
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 26, 2010
Clinical Trials Subcommittee
Hyatt Regency Bethesda, Bethesda, Maryland
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.-Closed Session*

May 27, 2010
Clinical Trials Subcommittee
Building 31, C Wing, Conference Room 10, Bethesda, Maryland
8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.-Open Session

May 27, 2010
Basic and Preclinical Programs Subcommittee
Building 31, C Wing, Conference Room 10, Bethesda, Maryland
8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.-Open Session

Advisory Council Meeting:

10:00 a.m.
Closed Portion - May 27, 2010

*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).

I. Review of Conflict of Interest, Confidentiality, and Council Procedures
  Council Consideration of Pending Applications   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. Robert Finkelstein
                                                                                                        Council Executive Secretary 12:30 p.m. - Lunch

Open Session - May 27, 2010


1:30 p.m.
I. Call to Order and Opening Remarks  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Story Landis
                                                                                                                              Chairperson

1:35 p.m.
II. Report of the Associate Director for Extramural Research, NINDS . . . . . . . Dr. Robert Finkelstein
                                                                                                        

    A.   Consideration of Minutes of February 4, 2010, Meeting
    B.   Confirmation of Dates of Future Council Meetings
                                    September 23-24, 2010         (Thursday and Friday)
                                    February 3-4, 2011               (Thursday and Friday)
                                    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
               DER Announcements

1:45 p.m.
III. Report of the Director, NIH . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. Francis Collins

2:15 p.m.
IV. Report of the Director, NINDS . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Story Landis

2:45 p.m.
V. Concept Clearance for FY2011 Proposed Initiatives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. Robert Finkelstein

3:30 p.m. Break

3:45 p.m.
VI. Council Subcommittee Reports

            Clinical Trials Subcommittee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. Thomas Brott/Dr. Timothy Pedley
                                                                                                                   NANDS Council Members


            Basic and Preclinical Programs Subcommittees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. John Povlishock
                                                                                                                    NANDS Council Member
4:05 p.m.
VII. Overview, Division of Intramural Research. . . . .  . . . . ..  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. Alan Koretsky
                                                                                                                  Scientific Director, NINDS

4:20 p.m.
VIII. Scientific Presentations: . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . ..  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . .
"Surgical Neurology Branch Overview" and "Convection-Enhanced Delivery for
Pharmacologic Neurosurgery" . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. Russell R. Lonser
                                                                                                                                      Acting Chief
                                                                                             Surgical Neurology Branch, DIR, NINDS

"Mitochondrial Quality Control and the Etiology of Familial Parkinson's Disease". . . . .Dr. Richard J. Youle
                                                                                                                             Senior Investigator
                                                              Biochemistry Section, Surgical Neurology Branch, DIR, NINDS

5:20 p.m.
Closed Portion

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).

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

5:45 p.m.
Adjournment

Last updated January 6, 2011