NINDS Advisory Council Agenda - September 15, 2016

National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

National Advisory Neurological Disorders and Stroke Council
197th Meeting

September 15, 2016
Building 31, C Wing, 6th Floor, Conference Room 10
31 Center Drive
Bethesda, Maryland 20892
Closed Circuit Viewing Overflow on September 15 (Conference Rooms 7 and 9)
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September 15, 2016


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

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

A.    Consideration of Minutes of May 26, 2016, Meeting
B.    Confirmation of Dates for Future Council Meetings

February 9-10, 2017 (Thursday and Friday)
May 18-19, 2017 (Thursday and Friday)
September 7-8, 2017 (Thursday and Friday)
  New Dates
February 1-2, 2018 (Thursday and Friday)
May 24-25, 2018 (Thursday and Friday)
September 13-14, 2018 (Thursday and Friday)

C.    Other Items
        Expedited Review Process
        Extramural Announcements

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

9:15 a.m.
IV.  BRAIN Project
Dr. Walter Koroshetz

9:45 a.m. BREAK

10:00 a.m.
V.  ADRD Summit 2016 Report
Dr. David Holtzman
Andrew B. and Gretchen P. Jones Professor and Chairman
Department of Neurology
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Dr. Roderick Corriveau
Program Director
Neurodegeneration Cluster, NINDS

10:45 a.m.
VI.  Discussion of Parkinson’s Disease Accelerating Medicines Partnership (PD-AMP) Project
Mr. David Wholley
Director, Division of Research Partnerships
Foundation for the National Institutes of Health

Dr. Margaret Sutherland
Program Director
Neurodegeneration Cluster, NINDS

11:30 a.m. LUNCH

12:45 p.m.
VII.  Presentations by the Division of Intramural Research, NINDS

Update from the Scientific Director of Intramural Research
Dr. Alan Koretsky
Scientific Director, NINDS

The NINDS Assistant Clinical Investigator Program
Dr. Avindra Nath
Senior Investigator and Clinical Director
Division of Intramural Research, NINDS

1:45 p.m. BREAK

2:00 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).

VIII.  Review of Conflict of Interest, Confidentiality, and Council Procedures
Dr. Robert Finkelstein

IX.  Review of the Division of Intramural Research Board of Scientific Counselors’ Reports
Dr. Alan Koretsky

5:30 p.m. **
**This time is tentative