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Advisory Council January 2018 Meeting Agenda

January 26, 2018
9:00 am - 4:30 pm (Eastern Time)
Streamed live --

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Great Hall, H.H. Humphrey Building
Washington, DC 20201

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9:00 am - 9:15 am
Welcome and Charge for Meeting
Laura Gitlin, Chair
9:15 am - 9:45 am
Discussion on Progress Made Since Last Meeting
Laura Gitlin and Rohini Khillan
9:45 am - 11:00 am
Discussion of the NAPA Council Driver Diagram
Laura Gitlin, Rohini Khillan, and Bruce Finke
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Federal Workgroup Updates
Erin Long, Shari Ling, and Richard Hodes
11:45 am - 12:30 pm
Public Comments
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Research Subcommittee Agenda: The Journey from Targets to Treatments
Bradley Hyman and Allan Levey, Council Members
Eliezer Masliah and Laurie Ryan, NIA
Eric Karran, Abbvie
Cynthia Huling Hummel, Council Member, and Marion Weisse, Study Partner

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm  
Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network (DIAN) Study
Randy Bateman, Washington University School of Medicine
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Care Summit Report
Laura Gitlin and Katie Maslow
4:30 pm

January 26, 2018 -- Advisory Council Meeting #27

The meeting was held on Friday, January 26, 2018, in Washington, DC. The Research Subcommittee took charge of this meeting's theme, focusing on the process from targets to treatments. The Council heard speakers on the preclinical pipeline, the clinical trial pipeline, and the industry perspective. The meeting also included discussion of a driver diagram to guide the Council's future work, updates and a report from the October Care Summit, and federal workgroup updates. Material available from this meeting is listed below and at

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General Information




Presentation Slides



  • Updates since October meeting -- [Video]

  • NAPA Driver Diagram -- [Video]

  • Federal Updates -- [Video]

  • Public Comments -- [Video]

  • Research Subcommittee Agenda -- [Video]

  • Care Summit Update -- [Video]