15th Annual NINDS Udall Center Directors' Meeting

Udall Center Directors, investigators, trainees, NINDS staff and invited guests
09/16/2013 - 09/17/2013 Agenda  Monday, September 16

 All general sessions will be held in the Empire Ballroom

 7:30 am          Registration

 8:00 am           Opening Remarks/NINDS Update
Story C. Landis, PhD
Director, NINDS

 8:30 am           Welcome
                         Thomas J. Montine, MD, PhD 
2013 Chair, Udall Center Coordinating Committee
Director, Pacific Northwest Udall Center (PANUC)

                           Beth-Anne Sieber, PhD
Program Director, NINDS

9:00 am           Center Updates and Discussion

9:00 am           Emory University: Thomas Wichmann, MD

9:20 am           Johns Hopkins Medical School: Ted M. Dawson, MD, PhD

9:40 am           Feinstein Institute: David Eidelberg, MD

10:00 am         Break

10:30 am         Mayo Clinic Jacksonville: Dennis W. Dickson, MD

10:50 am         Michigan State University: Timothy J. Collier, PhD

11:10 am          Biomedical Research:  A Congressional Update
                          Amy Comstock Rick, Esq.
                          Chief Executive Officer, Parkinson’s Action Network

11:50 am           Lunch (non-hosted)

1:20 pm            University of Pennsylvania: John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD

1:40 pm            University of Miami: Jeffery M. Vance, MD, PhD

2:00 pm            Northwestern University: D. James Surmeier, PhD

2:20 pm            Pacific Northwest Udall Center (PANUC): Thomas J. Montine, MD, PhD

2:40 pm            Columbia University: David Sulzer, PhD

3:00 pm           Center Trainee Poster Presentations
Location: Birdcage Walk

5:00 pm           Adjourn for the evening (Udall Center investigators)

5:00 pm           NINDS-NGO meeting

6:00 pm           Adjourn for the evening (NINDS, NGO staff)

Tuesday, September 17

8:00 am         NINDS- Udall Center Directors' meeting  

Udall Center Discussion Panels

8:30 am          Investigation:  Pathogenesis of PD/motor vs PD/cognitive impairment

9:30 am          Break

10:00 am         Collaboration: Current Activities and Future Opportunities

11:00 am         Panel Discussion: Perspective of PD NGOs: Common Goals and Partnerships with the NINDS       
                        Udall Centers program

12:00 pm          Lunch (non-hosted)

1:30 pm           Consensus: Prioritizing unmet needs in PD Research: Contributions of Udall Centers

2:30 pm           Closing Remarks: Story Landis, PhD, Director, NINDS

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