Council of Councils Meeting

May 18, 2018


Meeting Minutes

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NIH Campus, Building 31, Conference Room 10
Bethesda, Maryland

8:15 a.m.Call to Order and Introductions
James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives (DPCPSI), Office of the Director, NIH
8:30 a.m.Announcements and Updates
Franziska B. Grieder, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Director, Office of Research Infrastructure Programs, DPCPSI
Executive Secretary, Council of Councils
8:40 a.mEvaluating the “Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST)” Awards
Patricia Labosky, Ph.D.
Program Leader, Office of Strategic Coordination, DPCPSI
9:30 a.m.NIDA Update
Nora D. Volkow, M.D.
Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), NIH
10:20 a.m.Break
10:35 a.m.

Introduction to the Use of Non-Human Primates (NHP) in Addiction Research
R. Paul Johnson, M.D.
Council Member
Director, Yerkes National Primate Research Center
Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine

NHP Models of Drug Addiction
Michael A. Nader, Ph.D
Professor of Physiology & Pharmacology and Radiology
Director, Center for the Neurobiology of Addiction Treatment
Co-Director, Center for Research on Substance Use and Addiction
Wake Forest School of Medicine

11:30 a.m.Break for Photo, Badges and Lunch
12:30 p.m.Review of Grant Applications (120 min reserved)
2:30 p.m.Report from the Working Group on Assessing the Safety of Relocating At-Risk Chimpanzees
Working Group Report (103 pages)
Terry Magnuson, Ph.D.
Council Member and Working Group Chair
Vice Chancellor for Research
Sarah Graham Kenan Professor Genetics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
3:30 p.m.Update from the Office of Portfolio Analysis
George Santangelo, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Portfolio Analysis, DPCPSI
4:00 p.m.Closing Remarks 
James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, DPCPSI
4:05 p.m.Adjournment


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