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Alliance for Research Progress - July 13, 2012 Meeting » Agenda

Meeting Agenda
Washington, DC

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
10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Human Neurobiobank: A Platform for 21st Century Translational Research
Roger Little, Ph.D.
Senior Policy Advisor for Science Coordination, Office of Science Policy, Planning, and Communications, NIMH
10:15 – 11:00 a.m. Advocacy, Registries, Biobanks and More
Sharon Terry
President and CEO, The Genetic Alliance
11:00 – 11:15 a.m. Break  
11:00 – 11:45 a.m. NIMH Research Domain Criteria (RDoC): Progress and Approach
Bruce Cuthbert, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Adult Translational Research and Treatment Development, NIMH
11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The Facts About
Debra Speert, Ph.D.
Acting Director, Public Information and Outreach, Society for Neuroscience
12:00 – 12:15 p.m. Dialogue Alliance Participants, NIMH Director, and staff
12:15 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch  
1:15 – 1:30 p.m. Concept Clearance
Thomas Lehner, Ph.D.
Chief, Genomics Research Branch, NIMH
1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Advances in Brain Imaging: The Connectome and Other Opportunities
Bruce Rosen, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School; Director, Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital
2:15 – 2:30 p.m. Break  
2:30 – 3:15 p.m. Breakthroughs and Advances in Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Research
David Panchision, Ph.D.
Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science, NIMH
3:15 – 3:45 p.m. Dialogue on Research Priorities Alliance Participants, NIMH Director, and staff