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


99th Meeting
National Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
Advisory Council

Robert H. Carter, M.D., Chair

National Institutes of Health
Building 45, Conference Rooms E1/E2

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 – 8:30 AM – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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

Open Session 8:30 AM

I. Call to Order Dr. Robert Carter
II. Consideration of Minutes Ms. Melinda Nelson
III. Future Council Dates Ms. Melinda Nelson
IV. Council Operating Procedures Ms. Melinda Nelson
V. Director’s Report Dr. Robert Carter
VI. Wearable and Bedside Biophotonics for Personalized Health Dr. Bruce Tromberg


VII. Strategic Plan Final Report Ms. Cindy Caughman
VIII. BACPAC Working Group Dr. Joan Bathon
Dr. Partap Khalsa
IX. Tissue-on-a-Chip Dr. Danilo Tagle
X. Notices of Special Interest (NOSI) Ms. Amy Mistretta
XI. Concept Clearance Dr. Gayle Lester
XII. P2P Update Dr. Faye Chen


Closed Session 1:00 PM

XIII. Board of Scientific Counselors Report Dr. Antony Rosen
XIV. Success Stories: SBIR and STTR Program Dr. Xibin Wang
Dr. Gayle Lester
XV. Special Actions Ms. Melinda Nelson
XVI. Consideration of Applications Ms. Melinda Nelson

Division of Extramural Research

Dr. Gayle Lester

Bone Biology and Bone Diseases Dr. Faye Chen
Dr. Kristy Nicks
Joint Biology, Joint Diseases and Orthopaedic Disorders Dr. Xicheng Zheng
Dr. Charles Washabaugh
Dr. Fei Wang
Dr. Anthony Kirilusha
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
Dr. Alexey Belkin
Special Projects Team Dr. Xibin Wang
Dr. Stephanie George
Dr. Raj Srinath
Dr. Aron Marquitz
Dr. Marisol Espinoza-Pintucci
Ms. Jana Eisenstein
Ms. Sara Myers


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Last Updated: August 2019