IC Directors’ Meeting Highlights — Thursday, April 19, 2018


Dr. Collins provided follow-up information from the House Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Subcommittee Fiscal Year 2019 Hearing, which was held on April 11, 2018. He also shared information from the Hever Group meeting which occurred on April 14, 2018, as well as updates from the Advisory Council to the Director Next Generation Researchers Initiative Working Group meeting, which occurred on April 16, 2018. Dr. Collins also provided updates on the trans-NIH opioid/pain and trans-NIH Down Syndrome initiatives.

Music & Health

Drs. Bob Finkelstein and Emmeline Edwards presented on Music & Health, an exciting collaboration between NIH and the Kennedy Center, in association with the National Endowment for the Arts. This effort was initiated by Dr. Collins and the renowned opera singer, Renee Fleming. The goal of this initiative is to increase our understanding of how music affects health, with emphasis on the basic neuroscience of music and potential clinical applications.

All of Us Launch Readiness and Roadmaps

Dr. Eric Dishman provided an update on the All of Us program.

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