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NINDS Advisory Council Agenda - May 24-25, 2012


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

National Advisory Neurological Disorders and Stroke Council
184th Meeting
May 24-25, 2012
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

May 24, 2012

OPEN SESSION

8:00 a.m.
I.           Call to Order and Opening Remarks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . .Dr. Story Landis
                                                                                                                                                    Chairperson

8:05 a.m.
II.           Report of the Associate Director for Extramural Research, NINDS . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. Robert Finkelstein
                                                                                                                                             

           A.        Consideration of Minutes of February 16-17, 2011, Meeting
           B.        Confirmation of Dates for Future Council Meetings
                                     September 20-21, 2012           (Thursday and Friday)
                                     January 31-February 1, 2013    (Thursday and Friday)
                                     May 23-24, 2013                     (Thursday and Friday)
                                     September 12-13, 2013           (Thursday and Friday)
                  New Dates   January 30-January 31, 2014    (Thursday and Friday)
                                     May 29-30, 2014                     (Thursday and Friday)
                                     September 11-12, 2014           (Thursday and Friday)

           C.        Other Items
                           Expedited Review Process
                           DER Announcements

8:15 a.m.
III.           Report of the Director, NINDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Story Landis

9:00 a.m. 
IV.           Overview of the NINDS Clinical Trials Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . Dr. Petra Kaufmann
                                                                                                     Director, Office of Clinical Research, NINDS
   

10:30 a.m. BREAK

10:45 a.m.
V.           Special Council Review Process for PIs Exceeding $1.5M in NIH Support (Discussion)
                                                                                                                                                 Dr. Alan Willard
                                                                                       Deputy Director, Division of Extramural Research, NINDS

11:15 a.m.
VI.          Follow up to Analysis Working Group Report . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Robert Finkelstein

12:00 p.m.  LUNCH

1:15 p.m.
VII.         Presentations by the Division of Intramural Research, NINDS
              Overview, Division of Intramural Research . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . Dr. Alan Koretsky
                                                                                                                                   Scientific Director, NINDS

               NINDS Intramural Neurosurgical Training Opportunities. . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  .. . Dr. Russell Lonser
                                                                                                               Chief, Surgical Neurology Branch, NINDS

               Neurofibromatosis Type 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Ashok Asthagiri
                                                                           Assistant Clinical Investigator, Surgical Neurology Branch, NINDS

              Exploring the Neural Correlates of Cognitive Function through Neurosurgery . . . . . . . . Dr. Kareem Zaghloul
                                                                                                Staff Clinician, Surgical Neurology Branch, NINDS

2:30 p.m. 

CLOSED SESSION

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           
                                                                                                                          Council Executive Secretary

CLOSED SESSION

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).

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

5:15 p.m.**
ADJOURNMENT

May 25, 2012

CLOSED SESSION 

8:00 a.m.
X.           Consideration of Pending Applications (Continued) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Robert Finkelstein           

11:00 a.m. **
ADJOURNMENT
**This time is tentative

Last updated May 11, 2012