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Alliance for Research Progress - July 29, 2011 Meeting » Agenda

Meeting Agenda
Bethesda, Maryland

Time Event Speaker(s)
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration  
9:00 – 9:45 a.m. Welcome and State of the NIMH
Thomas R. Insel, M.D.
Director, NIMH
9:45 – 10:00 a.m. Dialogue Alliance Participants, NIMH Director, and staff
10:15 – 11:00 a.m. Mental Health Issues in the News: Opportunities and Challenges
Ms. Julie Rovner
Health Policy Correspondent, National Public Radio
11:00 – 11:15 a.m. Break  
11:15 – 12:00 a.m. Becoming a Learning Mental Health Care System: Transforming Practice Into Research
Gregory E. Simon, M.D.
Psychiatrist, Group Health; Senior Investigator, Group Health Research Institute
12:00 – 12:15 p.m. Dialogue Alliance Participants, NIMH Director, and staff
12:15 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch  
1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Concept Clearances
NIMH staff
2:00 – 2:15 p.m. Break  
2:15 – 3:00 p.m. Strategic Approaches to Addressing Drug Discovery Challenges
Rajesh Ranganathan, Ph.D.
NIH Senior Advisor for Translational Research
2:15 – 3:00 p.m. The NIH Neurobiobank: A Partnership to Advance Translational Research
Roger Little, Ph.D.
Senior Policy Advisor for Science Coordination, Office of Science Policy, Planning and Communication, NIMH
3:30 – 4:00 p.m. Dialogue on Research Priorities Alliance Participants, NIMH Director, and staff