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231st Meeting of the National Advisory Mental Health Council Open Policy Session Agenda

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Conference Room C/D/E
Neuroscience Center
National Institute of Mental Health
6001 Executive Boulevard
Rockville, Maryland 20852

Time Event
8:30–8:35 a.m.

Call to Order

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

8:35–9:15 a.m.

NIMH Director’s Report

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

Discussion

9:15–9:45 a.m.

Division of Adult Translational Research and Treatment Development: Portfolio and Priorities

Presenter:
Bruce Cuthbert, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Adult Translational Research and Treatment Development

Discussion

9:45–10:30 a.m.

A Peek into the NIMH Portfolio for Interventions Research and Development Pipeline

Presenters:
Stefano Bertuzzi, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Director, Office of Science Policy, Planning, and Communications
William Potter, M.D., Ph.D.
Office of the Director, NIMH

Discussion

10:30–10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45–11:30 a.m.

A Look at the NIMH Strategic Plan: Future Directions

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

Discussion

11:30–11:45 a.m.

Cognitive Training in Mental Disorders: Advancing the Science

Presenter:
Ann Wagner, Ph.D.
Division of Developmental Translational Research

Discussion

11:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Patient-Derived Reprogrammed Cell Research: Portfolio and Workshop Updates

Presenter:
David Panchision, Ph.D.
Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science

Discussion

12:00–12:15 p.m.

Concept Clearances

Presenter:
Michelle Freund, Ph.D.
Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science
Increasing the Use of the National Database for Autism Research (NDAR)
Presenter:
Thomas Insel, M.D.
Acting Director, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
Clinical and Translational Science Awards
Presenter:
Marina Broitman, Ph.D.
Acting Referral Officer, NCATS
Small Business Concepts
Presenter:
Christopher P. Austin, M.D.
Director, Division of Preclinical Innovation, NCATS
Small Business Concepts

Discussion

12:15–12:30 p.m.

Public Comment

12:30 p.m.

Adjourn