Meetings

  • Advancing Therapeutic Development for Pain and Opioid Use Disorders through Public-Private Partnerships: A Workshop Date: October 11, 2017 - October 12, 2017 (1:30 PM Eastern)

    The Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders proposes to host a public workshop bringing together key stakeholders to advance the discussions that emerged from the three National Institutes of Health meetings scheduled in June and July 2017 to address the opioid epidemic, and examine potential implementation barriers and opportunities related to the proposed approaches discussed.
  • Public discussion meeting for the report "Mitochondrial Replacement Techniques: Ethical, Social, and Policy Considerations" Date: March 21, 2016 (1:30 PM Eastern)

    The Committee on Ethical and Social Policy Considerations of Novel Techniques for Prevention of Maternal Transmission of Mitochondrial DNA Diseases will hold public discussion about its report "Mitochondrial Replacement Techniques: Ethical, Social, and Policy Considerations" on Monday, March 21, from 1:30 PM ET to 3:30 PM ET in the Lecture Room of the National Academy of Sciences Building, located at 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418.
  • Neuroscience Trials of the Future: A Workshop Date: March 3, 2016 - March 4, 2016 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    The IOM Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders will host a workshop on March 3-4, 2016 on "Neuroscience Trials of the Future."
  • Meeting #1 - Committee on Clinical Trials During the 2014-2015 Ebola Outbreak Date: February 22, 2016 - February 23, 2016 (4:00 PM Eastern)

    The first meeting of the Committee on Clinical Trials During the 2014-2015 Ebola Outbreak will take place on February 22 in Room 100 and February 23 in Room 110 of the Keck Center in Washington, DC.
  • Appropriate Use of Advanced Technologies for Radiation Therapy and Surgery in Oncology Date: July 20, 2015 - July 21, 2015 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    This IOM workshop will examine the clinical benefits and comparative effectiveness of emerging advanced technologies for cancer treatment in radiation therapy and surgery. Workshop participants will discuss current utilization patterns, with a focus on diffusion of new technologies into oncology practice, as well as evidence on the overuse, underuse, and misuse of these technologies, and potential strategies to assess the value and define optimal use of new technologies in cancer treatment.
  • Assessing the Impact of Applications of Digital Health Records on Alzheimer's Disease Research (AAIC Session) Date: July 20, 2015 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    The IOM Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders hosted a session at the 2015 AAIC, titled "Assessing the Impact of Applications of Digital Health Records."
  • Care Culture and Decision-making Innovation Collaborative Date: June 5, 2015 (9:00 AM Eastern)

    At this meeting, participants will review tools, strategies, and priorities in the roles of clinicians, patients, and families in shared decision making for advanced illness and end-of-life circumstances; review progress and next steps related to stakeholder roles in transforming shared decision making into a routine element of patient care; and identify possible collaborative activities for ECIC participants to facilitate progress.
  • Comprehensive Cancer Care for Children and their Families Date: March 9, 2015 - March 10, 2015 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    Through invited presentations and panel discussions, this workshop hosted by the NCPF and the American Cancer Society (ACS) will examine recent trends in comprehensive cancer care for pediatric cancer patients and their families and consider potential policy actions to improve care and outcomes. Participants will review existing evidence and efforts for integrating pediatric palliative care and quality of life strategies in childhood oncology research and practice, and will discuss additional research needed to minimize toxicities of pediatric cancer treatments and the resultant symptoms and late effects. A major goal of the workshop will be to facilitate discussion about potential strategies and actions for effectively applying existing evidence and quality of life strategies into pediatric oncology research, development, and practice.
  • Financial Incentives to Support Unmet Medical Needs for Nervous System Disorders: A Workshop Date: January 20, 2015 - January 21, 2015 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    This workshop will explore opportunities to foster private sector innovation by supporting new investments directed toward the development of novel therapeutics to meet unmet needs for nervous system disorders.
  • The Neuroscience of Gaming: A Workshop Date: November 16, 2014 (1:00 PM Eastern)

    Given the high prevalence of gaming in today’s society, the Institute of Medicine Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders, organized a workshop during the Society for Neuroscience 2014 annual meeting, bringing together key stakeholders to explore the neuroscience of electronic gaming, with emphasis on relevant scientific, ethical, and societal issues.