NINDS Advisory Council Agenda - February 9, 2017

NINDS Advisory Council Agenda - February 9, 2017

National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

National Advisory Neurological Disorders and Stroke Council
198th Meeting

February 9, 2017
Building 45, Natcher Conference Center, Conference Room E1/E2
45 Center Drive
Bethesda, Maryland 20892
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February 9, 2017


8:00 a.m.
I.  Call to Order and Opening Remarks
Dr. Walter Koroshetz
Director, NINDS

8:05 a.m.
II.  Report of the Director, Division of Extramural Research, NINDS
Dr. Robert Finkelstein
Executive Secretary, NANDS Council

A.    Consideration of Minutes of September 15, 2016, Meeting
B.    Confirmation of Dates for Future Council Meetings

May 18-19, 2017  (Thursday and Friday)
September 7-8, 2017  (Thursday and Friday)
February 1-2, 2018  (Thursday and Friday)
May 24-25, 2018  (Thursday and Friday)
September 13-14, 2018  (Thursday and Friday)

C.   Other Items

Council Operating Procedures
Expedited Review Process
Extramural Announcements

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

9:15 a.m.
IV.  Cerebral Palsy Strategic Planning
Dr. Jim Koenig
Program Director, Neural Environment Cluster, NINDS

Dr. Codrin Lungu
Program Director, Division of Clinical Research, NINDS

10:00 a.m. BREAK

10:15 a.m.
V. Future of the National Library of Medicine
Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan
Director, National Library of Medicine, NIH

11:00 a.m.
VI. Concept Clearance for Proposed Initiatives:

Preclinical Neurotrauma Research Initiative
Dr. Lyn Jakeman
Program Director, Repair and Plasticity Cluster, NINDS

Dr. Patrick Bellgowan
Program Director, Repair and Plasticity Cluster, NINDS

Prognostic and Monitoring Biomarker Development for Pediatric Concussion
Dr. Patrick Bellgowan

11:45 p.m. LUNCH

1:00 p.m.
VII. Creating a Sustainable Biomedical Workforce
Dr. Michael Lauer
Deputy Director for Extramural Research, NIH

Dr. Jon Lorsch
Director, National Institute of General Medical Sciences

2:30 p.m. BREAK

2:45 p.m.

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           

5:00 p.m. **