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229th Meeting of the National Advisory Mental Health Council Open Policy Session Agenda

Friday, September 23, 2011

First Floor, Conference Room C/D/E
Neuroscience Center
6001 Executive Boulevard
Rockville, Maryland 20852

Time Event
8:30–8:35 AM

CALL TO ORDER

Thomas R. Insel, M.D.
Director, NIMH
8:35–9:05 AM

NIMH DIRECTOR’S REPORT

Presenters:
Thomas R. Insel, M.D.
Director, NIMH

DISCUSSION

9:05-9:20 AM

COMMENTS FROM RETIRING COUNCIL MEMBERS

Presenters:
Robert Desimone, Ph.D.
Director, McGovern Institute for Brain Research
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Doris and Don Berkey Professor of Neuroscience
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Daniel H. Geschwind, M.D., Ph.D.
Gordon & Virginia MacDonald
Distinguished Chair in Human Genetics
Professor of Neurology & Psychiatry
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

David A. Lewis, M.D.
Professor in Translational Neuroscience and Chairman
Department of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Medical Director and Director of Research
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

DISCUSSION

9:20-9:40 AM

FOCUS WITHIN THE DIVISION OF AIDS RESEARCH – SUMMIT 2011

Presenter:
Dianne Rausch, Ph.D.
Acting Director, Division of AIDS Research
9:40-10:00 AM

PROGRESS REPORT FROM THE ARMY STUDY TO ASSESS RISK AND RESILIENCE IN SERVICEMEMBERS (Army STARRS)

Presenter:
Kevin Quinn, Ph.D. Branch Chief, Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science, NIMH

DISCUSSION

10:00-10:15 AM

BREAK

10:15 AM-12:00 PM

NIMH’S INTRAMURAL PROGRAM: FUTURE DIRECTIONS

Overview:
Thomas R. Insel, M.D.
Director, NIMH
Panel:
NIMH Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC)

J. David Sweatt, Ph.D. (Chair of the BSC)
Professor and Evelyn F. McKnight Chairman
Department of Neurobiology
School of Medicine
University of Alabama, Birmingham

Roberta Diaz Brinton, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
School of Pharmacy
University of Southern California

Maja Bucan, Ph. D.
Professor of Molecular Genetics
Department of Genetics
School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

BJ Casey, Ph.D.
Professor
Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology
Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Carol A. Tamminga, M.D.
Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Southwestern Medical Center
University of Texas

Matthew A. Wilson, Ph.D.
Sherman Fairchild Professor
Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Biology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

DISCUSSION

12:00-12:20 PM

CONCEPT CLEARANCES

Presenters:
Jeymohan Joseph, Ph.D.
Division of AIDS Research
Eradication of HIV-1 from CNS Reservoirs: Implications for Therapeutics

Roger Little, Ph.D.
Office of the Director
A National NeuroBioBank

DISCUSSION

12:20-12:30 PM

PUBLIC COMMENT

12:30 PM

ADJOURN