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ICARE: Meeting Agenda - March 24, 2014

Research @ NINDS
Judith Hoyer Lecture on Epilepsy

Curing the Epilepsies 2013: Pathways Forward

Resource Links
Anticonvulsant Screening Program (ASP)

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Epilepsy Clinical Trials

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Brandy Fureman, Ph.D.
Program Director, Channels Synapses & Circuits Cluster

Deborah Hirtz, M.D.
Program Director, Division of Extramural Research

John Kehne, Ph.D.
Program Director, Anticonvulsant Screening Program

Randall Stewart, Ph.D.
Program Director, Extramural Research Program

Vicky Whittemore, Ph.D.
Program Director, Channels, Synapses & Neural Circuits Cluster

Interagency Epilepsy Working Group Meeting

March 24, 2014

NIH Campus

Building 31, 6th floor C wing, conference room 6

Hosted by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)


8:45 a.m.

9:00 - 9:20 a.m.
Story Landis, PhD
Director, NINDS

9:20 - 9:30 a.m.
Introduce new ICARE members

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Highlights from ICARE members

9:30 - 9:45 a.m.

9:45 - 10:00 a.m.

10:00 - 10:15 a.m.

10:15 - 10:30 a.m.
Alcohol Use Disorders and Epilepsy
(Qi-Ying Liu, NIAAA/NIH)

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
---- Break ----

10:45 - 11:00 a.m.

11:00 - 11:15 a.m.
Vision 20/20; Epilepsy resources, HERO, and My Seizures, Know More websites
(Joan Austin, Vision 20/20 and Rob Moss,

11:15 - 11:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
(Howard K. Koh, M.D., M.P.H., HHS)

11:30 - 12:30 p.m.
---- Lunch (on your own) ----

12:30 - 2:15 p.m.
Community-wide Epilepsy Research Portfolio Analysis

12:30 p.m.
Introduction: Proposal for a shared portfolio analysis

12:30 - 12:40 p.m.

12:40 - 1:00 p.m.

1:00 - 2:15 p.m.
  • Would a shared analysis be useful?
  • What types of questions should a shared analysis address? What categories related to scientific content or type of funding should be included?
  • How would we carry out the analysis? What would be the roles and responsibilities of ICARE members?
  • Identify potential next steps and volunteers for small working group

2:15 - 2:30 p.m.
Wrap-up and adjourn main meeting

2:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Opportunities for small group meetings and networking

Tutorials/demonstrations: Room 3310

Last updated July 16, 2015