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Meeting Agenda


Washington DC

May 8, 2008
Time Event
8:30–9:30 am Registration
9:00–9:05 am Welcome
William Safire
Chairman, The Dana Foundation
9:05–9:45 am Opening Remarks and State of the NIMH
Thomas R. Insel, M.D.
Director, NIMH
9:45–10:15 am Dialogue, Q&A
Coalition Participants, NIMH Director and staff
10:15–10:30 am Break and Networking
 
10:30–11:00 am Collaborative Study of Suicidality and Mental Health in the U.S. Army
Robert Heinssen, Jr., Ph.D., A.B.P.P.
Acting Director, Division of Services and Intervention Research, NIMH
11:00–11:15 am Dialogue, Q&A
Coalition Participants, NIMH Director and staff
11:15–12:00 pm NIMH Support for Research Training and Career Development
Nancy L. Desmond, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science, NIMH
12:00–12:15 pm Dialogue, Q&A
Coalition Participants, NIMH Director and staff
12:15–1:15 pm Networking Lunch
 
1:15–2:00 pm Overview of Progress in Genomics Research
Francis McMahon, M.D.
Unit Chief, Genetics Unit, Mood & Anxiety Disorders Program, Division of Intramural Research Programs, NIMH
2:00–2:30 pm Dialogue, Q&A, Wrap-Up
Coalition Participants, NIMH Director and staff