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Open Agenda February 2006

FUTURE COUNCIL MEETINGS
(Day 1–Closed Grant Review; Day 2–Open Policy Session)
2006 2007
May 11–12 January 11–12
September 14–15 May 10–11
September 20–21

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2

Neuroscience Center
6001 Executive Boulevard
First Floor, Conference Room C/D/E
Rockville, MD 20852

Time Event
4:00 p.m. CALL TO ORDER – Thomas R. Insel, M.D.
Director, NIMH
4:05–4:45 p.m. OPEN DISCUSSION WITH COUNCIL
4:45–5:00 p.m. THE SCHIZOPHRENIA FORUM
Presenter:
Mayada Akil, M.D., Senior Advisor
Office of Science Policy, Planning and Communications, NIMH
DISCUSSION
5:00 p.m. ADJOURN (Session to resume on Friday, February 3, NIH Campus,
Building 31C, 6th floor, Conference Room 6)

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3

Building 31C, 6th Floor, Conference Room 6
National Institutes of Health
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20892

Time Event
8:30–8:45 a.m. CALL TO ORDER – Thomas R. Insel, M.D.
Director, National Institute of Mental Health
8:45–9:30 a.m. DIRECTOR’S REPORT
Presenter:
Thomas R. Insel, M.D.
Director, NIMH
DISCUSSION
9:30–11:15 a.m. COUNCIL WORKGROUP ACTIVITIES
9:30–9:45 a.m. COUNCIL WORKGROUP ON MRI RESEARCH PRACTICES
Presenter:
Jonathan D. Cohen, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Director, Center for the Study of Brain, Mind and Behavior
Director, Program in Neuroscience
Princeton University
DISCUSSION
9:45–10:15 a.m. COUNCIL WORKGROUP ON ETHNIC AND MINORITY ISSUES
Presenters:
Richard K. Nakamura, Ph.D.
Deputy Director, NIMH

Renata Henry
Director, Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health
State of Delaware
10:15–10:30 a.m. BREAK
10:30–11:15 a.m. COUNCIL WORKGROUP ON SERVICES AND EPIDEMIOLOGY RESEARCH
Presenter:
Susan M. Essock, Ph.D.
Professor and Director
Division of Health Services Research
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
DISCUSSION
11:15–11:45 a.m. REPORT FROM THE NATIONAL PSYCHIATRY TRAINING COUNCIL
Presenter:
John F. Greden, M.D.
Chairman, Department of Psychiatry
University of Michigan
DISCUSSION
11:45 a.m.–Noon PROMOTING INNOVATIVE RESEARCH AT NIMH
Presenter:
David Armstrong, Ph.D.
Chief, Review Branch
Division of Extramural Activities, NIMH
DISCUSSION
Noon–12:15 p.m. CONCEPT CLEARANCES
  • SOCIAL NEUROSCIENCE PAS
    Presenter: Kevin Quinn, Ph.D., Chief, Behavioral Science and Integrative Neuroscience Research Branch
  • IMPLICATING NONCODING RNAs IN THE GENETICS OF MENTAL DISORDERS
    Presenter: Steven Moldin, Ph.D., Director, Office of Human Genetics and Genomic Resources, DNBBS
  • TREATMENT RESPONSE: LINKING GENES WITH BEHAVIORAL PHENOTYPES OF RELEVANCE TO PATIENTS, FAMILIES, AND POLICYMAKERS
    Presenter: Donna Mayo, Program Chief, Functional Assessment in Mental Disorders, DAHBR
12:15–12:30 p.m. PUBLIC COMMENT
12:30 p.m. ADJOURN