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237th Meeting of the National Advisory Mental Health Council Open Policy Session Agenda

Thursday, May 22, 2014

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

Time Event
8:30 a.m.

Call to Order

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

8:30–9:30 a.m.

NIMH Director’s Report

Presenter:

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

Discussion

9:30–10:00 a.m.

Progress on Updating the NIMH Strategic Plan

Presenters:

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

Brent Miller, Ph.D.
Office of Science Policy, Planning, and Communications

Discussion

10:00-10:15 a.m.

Break

10:15–11:45 a.m.

Big Data: What is NIMH's Niche?

Presenter:

Phil Bourne, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Data Science, NIH

Discussion

Stephen Friend, M.D., Ph.D.
President, Sage Bionetworks

Discussion

11:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Concept Clearances 1

Presenters:

Greg Farber, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Technology Development and Coordination
Connectome Coordination Facility

Linda Brady, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science
Biomarker Development and Validation: Establishing Standards of Evidence for their Context of Use in Clinical Trials

Lois Winsky, Ph.D.
Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science
Novel Assays to Address Translational Gaps in Treatment Development

Geetha Senthil, Ph.D.
Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science
Psychiatric Gene Networks: Solving the Molecular Puzzle of Psychiatric Disorders

Discussion

12:30–1:15 p.m.

Lunch Break

1:15–2:00 p.m.

Concept Clearances 2

Presenters:

Benedetto Vitiello, M.D.
Division of Services and Interventions Research
For a More Targeted and Safer Use of Antipsychotics in Youth

Adam Haim, Ph.D.
Division of Services and Interventions Research
Improving Mental Health of Populations with Access to Cutting-edge Technologies (IMPACT)

Christopher Gordon, Ph.D.
Division of AIDS Research
Monitoring Antiretroviral Adherence to Improve HIV Treatment and Prevention

Dianne Rausch, Ph.D.
Director, Division of AIDS Research
Methodologies to Enhance Understanding of HIV Associated Social Determinants

Dianne Rausch, Ph.D.
Director, Division of AIDS Research
Exosomes and HIV Neuropathogenesis

Discussion

2:00 p.m.

Public Comment

2:15 p.m.

Adjourn Open Session