Multi-Disciplinary Working Group Meeting Agenda - May 17, 2019

Goal

May 17, 2019

Facilitate sharing of expertise from the Working Group relevant to the NIH HEAL Initiative and to specific HEAL projects, and discuss specific HEAL research studies to achieve portfolio balance.

Agenda

Session 1: HEAL Overview

Goal: Overview and NIH HEAL Initiative Activities Underway

8:30 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions
Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D, Director, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Presentation PDF | 921.3 KB

9:00 a.m.
Introduction to Agenda and to the HEAL Projects Not Discussed
Rebecca Baker, Ph.D., Director, HEAL Initiative, Office of the Director, NIH

9:15 a.m.
The HEALing Communities Study
Nora Volkow, M.D., Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Presentation PDF | 1.3 MB

9:35 a.m.
Discussion

9:55 a.m.
Break

10:10 a.m.
Expanding Therapeutic Options for Opioid Addiction and Overdose​
Ivan Montoya, M.D., Deputy Director, Division of Therapeutics and Medical Consequences, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Kentner Singleton, Ph.D., National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Presentation PDF | 1.1 MB

10:30 a.m.
Collaborations for Developing Drugs and Testing Platforms for Pain, Addiction, and Opioid Use Disorder
Christine Colvis, Ph.D., Director, Drug Development Partnership Programs, National Center for Advancing Translational Science (NCATS)

10:40 a.m.
Discussion

Session 2: Selected Research on New Treatments for Pain and Addiction (for Working Group Input)

11:00 a.m.
Discovery and Validation of Novel Targets and Biomarkers for Safe and Effective Pain Treatment
Michael Oshinsky, Ph.D., Program Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Presentation PDF | 719.6 KB

11:15 a.m. 
General Discussion

11:30 a.m.
Adjourn to Closed Session

CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

11:30 a.m.
Discussion of Research Applications 

12:30 p.m.
Lunch

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Session 3: Selected HEAL Research to Test New Treatments for Pain (for Working Group input)

1:00 p.m.
HEAL Partnership Committee and the Early Phase Pain Investigation Clinical Network (EPPIC)
Walter Koroshetz, M.D., Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Presentation PDF | 859.2 KB

1:30 p.m.
General Discussion

2:00 p.m.
Adjourn to Closed Session

CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

2:00 p.m.
Discussion of Research Applications 

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Session 4: NIH Data Coordination Efforts and Patient Engagement Strategies for HEAL (for Working Group input)

3:00 p.m.
Survey of Pain Conditions Covered and Goals for Patient Engagement Engagement in HEAL
Linda Porter, Ph.D., Director, Office of Pain Policy, NINDS
Presentation PDF | 2 MB

3:15 p.m.
General Discussion

3:30 p.m.
Considerations for Data Generated through the HEAL Initiative and Data Science and Sharing Activities Underway at NIH 
Susan Gregurick, Ph.D., Acting Director, Office of Data Science Strategy, NIH
Rebecca Baker, Ph.D., Director, HEAL Initiative, Office of the Director, NIH
Presentation  PDF | 2 MB

3:55 p.m.
General Discussion

Session 5: Summary and Next Steps

4:15 p.m.
Summary of the Day’s Discussion
Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D., Director, NIH

4:25 p.m.
Next Steps and Plans for August Meeting
Rebecca Baker, Ph.D., Director, HEAL Initiative, Office of the Director, NIH

4:30 p.m.
Adjourn