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NINDS Advisory Council Agenda - May 29-30, 2014


DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

National Advisory Neurological Disorders and Stroke Council
190th Meeting

May 29 – 30, 2014
Building 31, C Wing, 6th Floor, Conference Room 10
31 Center Drive
Bethesda, Maryland  20892
Closed Circuit Viewing Overflow on May 29 (Conference Rooms 7 and 9)
NIH Videocast Website: http://videocast.nih.gov/
Contact Number at Meeting (301) 402-8710


AGENDA


 

May 29, 2014

 

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 Director, Division of Extramural Research, NINDS . . . . . . . .


Dr. Robert Finkelstein
Executive Secretary

  1. Consideration of Minutes of January 30, 2014, Meeting
  2. Confirmation of Dates for Future Council Meetings

  3. September 11-12, 2014 (Thursday and Friday)
    January 29-30, 2015 (Thursday and Friday)
    May 28-29, 2015 (Thursday and Friday)
    September 10-11, 2015 (Thursday and Friday)

    New Dates      

    February 4-5, 2015 (Thursday and Friday)
    May 26-27, 2016 (Thursday and Friday)
    September 15-16, 2016 (Thursday and Friday)
  4. Other Items
         Expedited Review Process
         Extramural Announcements

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


Dr. Story Landis

 

9:00 a.m.
IV. Trends in NINDS Funding of Basic and Applied Research (Follow-up). . . . . . . . .



Dr. Robert Finkelstein


10:00 a.m. BREAK


10:15 a.m.
V. Perspectives on NINDS Funding of Clinical Research. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .


Dr. Petra Kaufmann
Director
Division of Clinical Innovation, NCATS

 

11:00 a.m.
VI. NIH as a Digital Enterprise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .


Dr. Philip Bourne
Associate Director for Data Science, OD



12:00 p.m. LUNCH


1:15 p.m.
VII. Concept for Clearance for Proposed Initiatives


      Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Program 2.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Dr. Rajesh Ranganathan
Director
Office of Translational Research, NINDS


      Fundamental Neuroscience Program Announcement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Dr. David Owens
Program Director
Repair and Plasticity Cluster, NINDS


Dr. Robert Riddle
Program Director
Neurogenetics Cluster, NINDS


      Joint Project with PCORI, NHLBI and NINDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Dr. Salina Waddy
Program Director
Office of Clinical Research, NINDS


2:15 p.m.
VIII. Presentations by the Division of Intramural Research, NINDS


       Update from the Scientific Director of Intramural Research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Dr. Alan Koretsky
Scientific Director, NINDS


       Scientific Presentation: The Tubulin Code: Deciphering and Engineering the
       Chemical and Genetic Complexity of the Microtubule Cytoskeleton . . . . . . .


Dr. Antonina Roll-Mecak
Chief, Cell Biology and Biophysics Unit
DIR, NINDS


       Scientific Presentation: Exploring Ion Channel Structure and Gating Mechanisms
       Using Tarantula Toxins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .


Dr. Kenton Swartz
Senior Investigator
DIR, NINDS


3:15 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).


IX. Review of Conflict of Interest, Confidentiality, and Council Procedures Council Consideration of Pending Applications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .


Dr. Robert Finkelstein
Council Executive Secretary


4:45 p.m.
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).


X. Review of the Division of Intramural Research Board of Scientific Counselors’
Reports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .


Dr. Alan Koretsky


5:15 p.m. **
ADJOURNMENT

 

May 30, 2014
CLOSED SESSION

 

8:00 a.m.
XI. Consideration of Pending Applications (Continued) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .


Dr. Robert Finkelstein
Executive Secretary


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

 



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