U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health


96th Meeting
National Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
Advisory Council

Stephen I. Katz, M.D. Ph.D., Chair

National Institutes of Health
Building 31, Conference Room 6C10

Wednesday September 5, 2018 – 8:30 AM – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Open Session to be videocast live at https://videocast.nih.gov

I. Call to Order Dr. Stephen I. Katz
II. Consideration of Minutes
III. Future Council Dates
IV. Director’s Report Dr. Stephen I. Katz
V. Concept Clearance Dr. Susana Serate-Sztein
VI. Global Health Opportunities/Osteoporosis/Lupus Dr. Roger Glass
Dr. Evelyn Hsieh
Dr. Laura Lewandowski
VII. NIAMS Long Range Plan Cindy Caughman
VIII. NIH-wide High Risk/High Reward Dr. Robert Carter
IX. Next Generation Researchers Initiative (NGRI) Update Dr. Michael Lauer
X. NIH Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT)-an Update Dr. David Jett
Dr. Hung Tseng



 Closed Session

XI. Board of Scientific Counselors Report Dr. Antony Rosen
XII. NIAMS: Current and Future Roles in Healthy People Initiative Dr. Kristy Nicks
XIII. Special Actions Ms. Melinda Nelson
XIV. Consideration of Applications Ms. Melinda Nelson

Division of Extramural Research

Dr. Gayle Lester

Bone Biology and Bone Diseases Dr. Faye Chen
Dr. D. Lee Alekel
Dr. Kristy Nicks
Joint Biology, Joint Diseases and Orthopaedic Disorders Dr. Xicheng Zheng
Dr. Charles Washabaugh
Dr. Fei Wang
Systemic Rheumatic and Autoimmune Diseases Dr. Yan Wang
Dr. Marie Mancini
Dr. James Witter
Dr. Su-Yau Mao
Dr. Heiyoung Park
Muscle Biology and Muscle Diseases Dr. Amanda Boyce
Dr. Thomas Cheever
Skin Biology and Skin Diseases Dr. Ricardo Cibotti
Dr. Hung Tseng



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