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Meeting Agenda

January 16, 2009
Natcher Building (45)
Room E1/E2
8:00 – 8:30 amRegistration
8:30 – 9:15 amWelcome and State of the NIMH
Thomas R. Insel, M.D. Director, NIMH
9:15 – 9:30 amDialogue
Alliance Participants, NIMH Director, and staff
The Future for NIMH Intramural Research
Presentations and Discussion
9:30 – 10:00 amIntramural Research Program (IRP) Overview
Richard Nakamura, Ph.D., Scientific Director, NIMH
10:00 – 10:15 amBreak
10:15 – 10:45 amNew Treatments for Depression
Carlos Zarate, M.D., Chief of the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Research Unit and Associate Clinical Director of the Laboratory of Molecular Pathophysiology, NIMH Intramural Research Program
10:45 – 11:15 amDevelopmental and Underlying Brain Changes in Children
Judith Rapoport, M.D., Chief of the Child Psychiatry Branch, NIMH Intramural Research Program
11:15 – 11:45 amBreak
11:45 – 12:15 pmStudying the Physiological Basis of the Brain's Dynamic Mental Processes
David Leopold, Ph.D., Director of the Neurophysiology Imaging Facility and Chief of the Unit on Cognitive Neurophysiology and Imaging, NIMH Intramural Research Program
12:15 – 1:45 pmLunch and Discussion
Paul Wellstone-Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008

Andrew Sperling, J.D., Director of Legislative Advocacy, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
1:45 – 2:00 pmBreak and Board Tour Buses
2:00 – 3:15 pmNIH Campus and Clinical Center Tour
Provided by the NIH Visitor Information Center and Nobel Laureate Exhibit Hall

Jennifer Gorman, M.P.A., Director, NIH Visitor Information Center and Nobel Laureate Exhibit Hall

Carol Jabir, Tour Guide, NIH Visitor Information Center and Nobel Laureate Exhibit Hall
3:15 – 4:30 pmNIMH Clinical Research Presentation and Laboratory Visit
Maryland Pao, M.D., Clinical Director, NIMH Intramural Research Program

Sean Marrett, Ph.D., Scientist, Functional MRI Facility, NIMH Intramural Research Program
4:40 – 5:00 pmNIH Campus Tour (continued)
5:00 pmAdjourn