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Transforming the understanding
and treatment of mental illnesses.

262nd Meeting of the National Advisory Mental Health Council Open Session Agenda

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
12:00 - 3:15 p.m.

Videocast: https://videocast.nih.gov

Time Event
12:00 p.m.

Call to Order

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

12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

NIMH Director's Report

Presenter:

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

Discussion

1:15 – 1:45 p.m.

Discussion: Special Council Review

Presenters:

Anna Taylor, Ph.D.
Acting Chief Grants Management Officer, NINDS

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

Discussion

1:45 – 1:50 p.m.

Break

1:50 – 2:30 p.m.

Concept Clearances

Full Concepts

Presenters:

Vasudev R. Rao, M.B.B.S., M.S.
Division of AIDS Research
Deciphering Neuroimmune dysfunction in HIV utilizing human cell derived in-vitro and in-vivo systems

Bettina Buhring, Ph.D.
Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science
Understanding and Modifying Temporal Dynamics of Coordinated Neural Activity (Reissue)

Abbreviated Concepts

Presenters: Greg Farber, Ph.D.
Office of Technology Development and Coordination
BRAIN Initiative: Integration and Analysis of BRAIN Initiative Data – (Reissue)

Greg Farber, Ph.D.
Office of Technology Development and Coordination
BRAIN Initiative: Secondary Analysis and Archiving of BRAIN Initiative Data – (Reissue)

Douglas Kim, Ph.D.
Office of Technology Development and Coordination
BRAIN Initiative: Development and Validation of Novel Tools to Probe Cell-Specific and Circuit-Specific Processes in the Brain – (Reissue)

James Churchill, Ph.D.
Office of the NIMH Director
BRAIN Initiative: Research on the Ethical Implications of Advancements in Neurotechnology and Brain Science – (Reissue)

Discussion

2:30 – 3:10 p.m.

Comments from Retiring Members

Presenters:

Randy D. Blakely, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Florida Atlantic University Brain Institute
Professor of Biomedical Science
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University

Ian H. Gotlib, Ph.D.
David Starr Jordan Professor
Department of Psychology
Stanford University

Alan E. Greenberg, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor and Chair
Department of Epidemiology
Milken Institute School of Public Health
George Washington University

David C. Henderson, M.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Assistant Dean, Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Boston University School of Medicine
Psychiatrist-in-Chief

Lisa H. Jaycox, Ph.D.
Senior Behavioral Scientist
Rand Corporation

Gregory A. Miller, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychology
Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences Member
Brain Research Institute, UCLA
University of California Los Angeles

Elyn R. Saks, J.D., Ph.D.
Orrin B. Evans Professor of Law
Gould School of Law
University of Southern California

Discussion

3:15 p.m.

Adjourn Open Session