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249th Meeting of the National Advisory Mental Health Council Open Policy Session Agenda

Thursday, May 25, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Conference Room C/D/E
Neuroscience Center
National Institute of Mental Health
6001 Executive Boulevard
Rockville, Maryland 20852

Time Event
9:00a.m.

Call to Order

Joshua Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, NIMH

9:00-9:45a.m.

NIMH Director’s Report

Presenter:

Joshua Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, NIMH

Discussion

9:45-10:00a.m.

Break

10:00-10:30a.m

Final Report: Council Workgroup on Opportunities and Challenges of Developing Information Technologies on Behavioral and Social Science Clinical Research

Presenter:
Patricia Areán, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director of Targeted Treatment Development
University of Washington 

Discussion

10:30-11:00a.m.

NIH Updates

Presenter:
Lawrence Tabak, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Principal Deputy Director, NIH

Discussion

11:00a.m.-12:00p.m.

Concept Clearances

Presenters:

Michael Freed, Ph.D.
Division of Services and Intervention Research
Mental Health Research Network: Science, Service Delivery, and Sustainability

Lauren Hill, Ph.D.
Division of Services and Intervention Research
NIMH Research Career Enhancement Award to Advance Autism Services for Adults and Transition-Age Youth

Margaret Grabb, Ph.D.
Division of Translational Research 
Paving the Way of Novel Pediatric Interventions

Stacia Friedman-Hill, Ph.D.
Division of Translational Research
Dysregulation and Proximal Risk for Suicide

Jovier Evans, Ph.D.
Division of Translational Research
Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Dementia: Mechanisms, Moderators and New Treatment Targets

Geetha Senthil, Ph.D.
Office of Genomics Research Coordination
Rare Genetic Syndromes as a Window into the Genetic Architecture of Mental Disorders: 22qDS and Beyond

Anjene Addington, Ph.D.
Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science
Leveraging Electronic Medical Records for Psychiatric Genetic Research

Michele Ferrante, Ph.D.
Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science
Explainable Artificial Intelligence for Decoding and Modulating Behaviorally-Activated Brain Circuits                        

Jamie Driscoll, B.A.
Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science
NIMH Psychoactive Drug Screening Program                      

Discussion

12:00p.m.

Public Comment

12:15p.m.

Adjourn Open Session