NINDS Advisory Council Agenda - September 12-13, 2018

NINDS Advisory Council Agenda - September 12-13, 2018


National Institutes of Health

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

National Advisory Neurological Disorders and Stroke Council

203rd Meeting

September 12-13, 2018

Building 31, C Wing, 6th Floor, Conference Room 6
31 Center Drive
Bethesda, Maryland 20892

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September 12, 2018

1:00 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).

I.  Review of Conflict of Interest, Confidentiality, and Council Procedures Council Consideration of Pending Applications
       Dr. Robert Finkelstein
       Executive Secretary, NANDS Council

5:30 p.m.**


September 13, 2018

8:00 a.m.


II.  Consideration of Pending Applications (Continued)
      Dr. Robert Finkelstein


10:00 a.m.

III.  Call to Order and Opening Remarks
       Dr. Walter Koroshetz, Chairperson, Director, NINDS

10:05 a.m.

IV.  Report of the Director, Division of Extramural Activities, NINDS
       Dr. Robert Finkelstein, Executive Secretary, NANDS Council

       A. Consideration of Minutes of May 24, 2018, Meeting

       B. Confirmation of Dates for Future Council Meetings

                                                Thurs. & Fri., February 14-15, 2019

                                                Thurs. & Fri., May 23-24, 2019  

                                                Wed. & Thurs. September 4-5, 2019                 

                                                Wed. & Thurs. February 5-6, 2020                    

                                                Wed. & Thurs. May 27-28, 2020

                                                Wed. & Thurs. September 9-10, 2020                                            

       C.   Other Items

                          Expedited Review Process

                          Extramural Announcements

10:15 a.m.

V.  Report of the Director, NINDS
      Dr. Walter Koroshetz

11:15 a.m.

VI.  NINDS Principal Investigator Age Distribution and Age at First R01-Grant
        Dr. Christine Torborg, NINDS Office of Science Policy and Planning

12:15 p.m.


1:15 p.m.

VII.  Division of Translational Research (DTR) – An Introduction
         Dr. Amir Tamiz, Office of Translational Research

2:45 p.m.


3:00 p.m.

VIII. Initiatives Requiring Concept Clearance:

- Unbiased Data Independent Acquisition (DIA) Proteomics for AMP PD
   Dr. Marg Sutherland, Neurodegeneration Cluster

- AMP PD Data Analysis
   Dr. Marg Sutherland

- Optimization of Non-addictive Therapies [Small Molecules and Biologics] to Treat Pain
   Dr. Chuck Cywin, Division of Translational Research

- Translating BRAIN/SPARC/HEAL Discoveries into Effective Stimulation Devices for Pain Treatment
   Dr. Nick Langhals, Repair and Plasticity Cluster

- Pain Effectiveness Research Trial Initiative
   Dr. Jeremy Brown, Division of Clinical Research

3:30 p.m. **

**This time is tentative