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ICARE: Meeting Agenda - March 24, 2014

Research @ NINDS
Epilepsy
Highlights
Judith Hoyer Lecture on Epilepsy

Curing the Epilepsies 2013: Pathways Forward

Resource Links
Anticonvulsant Screening Program (ASP)

NIH RePORTER is an electronic tool that allows users to search a repository of NIH-funded research projects and access publications and patents resulting from NIH funding.

Epilepsy Clinical Trials

Resources for Scientists

MedlinePlus

Contacts
Brandy Fureman, Ph.D.
Program Director, Channels Synapses & Circuits Cluster
furemanb@mail.nih.gov

Deborah Hirtz, M.D.
Program Director, Division of Extramural Research
dh83f@nih.gov

John Kehne, Ph.D.
Program Director, Anticonvulsant Screening Program
john.kehne@nih.gov

Randall Stewart, Ph.D.
Program Director, Extramural Research Program
rs416y@nih.gov

Vicky Whittemore, Ph.D.
Program Director, Channels, Synapses & Neural Circuits Cluster
vicky.whittemore@nih.gov

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)

Agenda


8:45 a.m.
Arrival/registration

9:00 - 9:20 a.m.
Welcome
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, SeizureTracker.com)

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.
Discussion
  • 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 May 20, 2014