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12th Annual Udall Center Directors Agenda

12th Annual Udall Center Directors Meeting

October 11-13, 2010
Fairfax Embassy Row Hotel
Washington, D.C.
Workshop   Participant List   Executive Summary


Monday, October 11, 2010

5:00-8:30 p.m.
Registration and Informal Reception
Tuesday, October 12, 2010

7:30-8:00 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00–9:00 a.m.
Udall Center Coordinating Committee (UC3) Meeting
9:00–9:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks/NINDS Update
Robert Finkelstein, Ph.D.,
Director, Division of Extramural Research, NINDS
9:30 a.m.
Introduction:  New Udall Centers
Moderator: Beth-Anne Sieber, Ph.D., NINDS
9:30–10:00 a.m.
Emory University
Thomas Wichmann, M.D.,
10:00–10:30 a.m.
Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
David Eidelberg, M.D.,
10:30–10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Udall Center Directors’ Presentations: Recent Advances
Moderator: Beth‐Anne Sieber, Ph.D., NINDS

Presenter: Center Director
Goals: (1) Capture the most significant advance(s) from the past year;
(2) Provide introduction to further discussion throughout the meeting.
Format: 20‐minute presentations, with 10‐minute question periods

Order of Presentations:

10:45–11:15 a.m.              D. James Surmeier, Ph.D., Northwestern University

11:15–11:45 a.m.              Robert E. Burke, M.D., Columbia University
                                        Presenter: David Sulzer, Ph.D.

11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.      Ted M. Dawson, M.D., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

12:15–1:30 p.m.               LUNCH

                                        Biomedical Research: A Congressional Update
                                        Guest Speaker: Amy Comstock Rick, J.D., Chief Executive 
                                        Officer, Parkinson’s Action Network

1:30–2:00 p.m.                  Timothy J. Collier, Ph.D., Michigan State University

2:00–2:30 p.m.                  Marie‐Francoise Chesselet, M.D., Ph.D., University of California, 
                                        Los Angeles

2:30–3:00 p.m.                  Thomas J. Montine, M.D., Ph.D., University of Washington

3:00–3:15 p.m.                 BREAK

3:15–3:45 p.m.                  John Q. Trojanowski, M.D., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
                                        Presenter: Virginia M.‐Y. Lee, Ph.D.

3:45–4:15 p.m.                  Dennis W. Dickson, M.D., Mayo Clinic Jacksonville

4:15–4:45 p.m.                  Jeffery M. Vance, M.D., Ph.D., University of Miami

4:45–5:30 p.m.                  Wrap-up, Introduction of Discussion Topics

5:30–6:30 p.m.
6:30–8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 13, 2010

7:30–8:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

Cross‐Cutting Issues: Discussion and Planning

8:30–9:30 a.m.                 Optimization of Model Systems To Advance Parkinson’s 
                                        Disease Research

                                        Ted M. Dawson, M.D., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
                                        Beth-Anne Sieber, Ph.D., NINDS

9:30–10:30 a.m.               Integration of Genetic Information Into Parkinson’s Disease 

                                        Jeffery M. Vance, M.D., Ph.D., University of Miami
                                        Margaret L. Sutherland, Ph.D., NINDS

10:30–10:45 a.m.             BREAK

10:45–11:45 a.m.             Evaluation of Cognitive Dysfunction and other Non-Motor 
                                        Symptoms in Parkinson’s Disease Research

                                        Thomas J. Montine, M.D., Ph.D., University of Washington, 
                                        Debra J. Babcock, M.D., Ph.D., NINDS

11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m.     Validation and Discovery of Biomarkers for Parkinson’s 
                                        Disease Research

                                        John Q. Trojanowski, M.D., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
                                        Katrina Gwinn, M.D., NINDS

12:45–1:00 p.m.
Next Steps: Looking Forward to 2011
John Q. Trojanowski, M.D., Ph.D.
, Chair, UC3
Beth-Anne Sieber, Ph.D., NINDS
1:00 p.m.

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