NINDS Advisory Council Agenda - May 29 – 30, 2014

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

National Advisory Neurological Disorders and Stroke Council
190th Meeting

May 29 – 30, 2014
Building 31, C Wing, 6th Floor, Conference Room 10
31 Center Drive
Bethesda, Maryland  20892
Closed Circuit Viewing Overflow on May 29 (Conference Rooms 7 and 9)
NIH Videocast Website: http://videocast.nih.gov/
Contact Number at Meeting (301) 402-8710

AGENDA

May 29, 2014

OPEN SESSION

8:00 a.m.
I. Call to Order and Opening Remarks
Dr. Story Landis
Chairperson

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

  1. Consideration of Minutes of January 30, 2014, Meeting
  2. Confirmation of Dates for Future Council Meetings
  3.  
    September 11-12, 2014 (Thursday and Friday)
    January 29-30, 2015 (Thursday and Friday)
    May 28-29, 2015 (Thursday and Friday)
    September 10-11, 2015 (Thursday and Friday)

    New Dates      
     
    February 4-5, 2015 (Thursday and Friday)
    May 26-27, 2016 (Thursday and Friday)
    September 15-16, 2016 (Thursday and Friday)
  4. Other Items
         Expedited Review Process
         Extramural Announcements

 

8:15 a.m.
III. Report of the Director, NINDS
Dr. Story Landis

9:00 a.m.
IV. Trends in NINDS Funding of Basic and Applied Research (Follow-up)
Dr. Robert Finkelstein

10:00 a.m. BREAK

10:15 a.m.
V. Perspectives on NINDS Funding of Clinical Research
Dr. Petra Kaufmann
Director
Division of Clinical Innovation, NCATS

11:00 a.m.
VI. NIH as a Digital Enterprise
Dr. Philip Bourne
Associate Director for Data Science, OD

12:00 p.m. LUNCH

1:15 p.m.
VII. Concept for Clearance for Proposed Initiatives

      Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Program 2.0
Dr. Rajesh Ranganathan
Director
Office of Translational Research, NINDS
Fundamental Neuroscience Program Announcement
Dr. David Owens
Program Director
Repair and Plasticity Cluster, NINDS
Dr. Robert Riddle
Program Director
Neurogenetics Cluster, NINDS
Joint Project with PCORI, NHLBI and NINDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Dr. Salina Waddy
Program Director
Office of Clinical Research, NINDS

2:15 p.m.
VIII. Presentations by the Division of Intramural Research, NINDS

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

       Scientific Presentation: The Tubulin Code: Deciphering and Engineering the
       Chemical and Genetic Complexity of the Microtubule Cytoskeleton
Dr. Antonina Roll-Mecak
Chief, Cell Biology and Biophysics Unit
DIR, NINDS

       Scientific Presentation: Exploring Ion Channel Structure and Gating Mechanisms
       Using Tarantula Toxins
Dr. Kenton Swartz
Senior Investigator
DIR, NINDS

3:15 p.m.
CLOSED SESSION

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).

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

4:45 p.m.
CLOSED SESSION

This portion of the meeting is being closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in section 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).

X. Review of the Division of Intramural Research Board of Scientific Counselors’
Reports


Dr. Alan Koretsky

5:15 p.m. **
ADJOURNMENT

May 30, 2014
CLOSED SESSION

8:00 a.m.
XI. Consideration of Pending Applications (Continued)


Dr. Robert Finkelstein
Executive Secretary

 

11:00 a.m. **
ADJOURNMENT
**This time is tentative