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251st Meeting of the National Advisory Mental Health Council Open Policy Session Agenda

Thursday, September 14, 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

9:00-9:30a.m.

NIH Clinical Trials Update

Presenter:

Mike Lauer, M.D.
Deputy Director for Extramural Research, NIH

Discussion

9:30-10:30a.m.

NIMH Director's Update

Presenter:

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

10:30-10:40a.m.

Break

10:40-11:10a.m

Guest Speaker

Presenter:

Patricia Brennan, R.N., Ph.D.
Director, National Library of Medicine

Discussion

11:10-11:40a.m.

Guest Speaker

Presenter:
Eliezer Masliah, M.D.   
Director, Division of Neuroscience, National Institute on Aging

Discussion

11:40a.m.-12:10p.m.

NIMH Computational Psychiatry Workshop Highlights

Presenter:
Bruno Averbeck, Ph.D.
Chief, Section on Learning and Decision Making, National Institute of Mental Health

Discussion

12:10-12:30p.m.

Concept Clearances

Presenters:

Geetha Senthil, Ph.D.
Office of Genomics Research Coordination
Development and Validation of Technologies for Rapid Isolation and Characterization of Extracellular Vesicles of Central Nervous System Origin

Michele Ferrante, Ph.D.
Division of Translational Research
Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science
Computational Models for Validating Dimensional Approaches to Psychopathology

Discussion

12:30p.m.

Public Comment

12:45p.m.

Adjourn Open Session