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. **