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Enabling Discovery, Development, and Translation of Treatments for Cognitive Dysfunction in Depression: A Workshop
Date: February 24, 2015 (8:30 AM Eastern)
The goal of the workshop was to bring together key stakeholders to explore ways of speeding improvement of the discovery, development and regulatory path for new treatments addressing depression.
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.
Providing Sustainable Mental Health Care in Kenya: A Workshop
Date: January 13, 2015 - January 14, 2015 (8:30 AM Eastern)
Recognizing the importance of sustainable mental health care, this workshop brought together key stakeholders to examine country specific opportunities to improve the health system infrastructure in Kenya in order to improve and develop sustainable access to mental health to ensure that the right patients get the right care and treatment at the right time, in the right setting.
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.
Developing Treatments for Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD): A Workshop
Date: November 15, 2014 (8:30 AM Eastern)
Given the pressing need for progress in the field, this workshop brought together key stakeholders from industry, government agencies like NIH and FDA, academia and patient advocacy groups to discuss opportunities for advancing drug development for dry AMD.
Defining the Expertise Needed for the 21st Century Neuroscience Workforce: A Workshop
Date: October 28, 2014 - October 29, 2014 (12:30 PM Eastern)
Given the changing landscape resulting from technological advance and the growing importance of interdisciplinary and collaborative science, the goal of this workshop is to explore future diverse workforce needs and consider the changing needs of training programs.
Improving Access to Essential Medicines for Mental, Neurological and Substance Use Disorders in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Workshop
Date: January 13, 2014 - January 14, 2014 (8:30 AM Eastern)
An IOM committee will host a 2-day workshop in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to discuss opportunities for achieving long-term affordable access to essential medicines for MNS disorders.
Accelerating Therapeutic Development for Nervous System Disorders towards First-in-Human Trials: A Workshop
Date: April 8, 2013 - April 9, 2013 (8:00 AM Eastern)
Given the challenges that surround the use of animal models and the need to speed therapeutic development, this workshop will bring together key stakeholders to discuss potential avenues for moving directly from cellular models to first-in-human trials and the regulatory mechanisms required.
Strengthening Human Resources for Mental, Neurological, and Substance Use Disorders in Sub Saharan Africa:A Workshop
Date: September 4, 2012 - September 5, 2012 (8:00 AM Eastern)
An IOM Committee will hold a two day workshop in Kampala, Uganda to focus on strategies to ensure the adequate training of human resources to recognize and treat MNS disorders.
Neurodegeneration: Opportunities for Collaboration Across Disease-Specific Research and Development Communities: A Workshop
Date: April 30, 2012 - May 1, 2012 (8:00 AM Eastern)
This workshop will explore commonalities across neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and frontotemporal dementia, and identify potential opportunities for collaboration across the respective research and development communities