Course 2: View From the NINDS, NIA, NICHD, DOD and the VA

Professional Development Course: Early Career Level (Student, Resident, Trainee, Postdoc Fellow) & Early to Mid-Career Level

Date/Time: Monday, October 18, 2021 - 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
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Description:

This session features directors from the NINDS, NIA, NICHD, DOD, and VA. Short presentations will provide a framework for participants to learn about the infrastructure, funding and research opportunities relevant to neurology and neuroscience for the NINDS, NIA, NICHD, DOD, and VA. Directors will also discuss training and career development opportunities at their institutions for academic neurologists and neuroscientists. A panel with opportunities for Q&A with directors and attendees will follow.

Chair: Claire Henchciffe, MD, DPhil

Co-Chair: Daniela Maria Menichella, MD, PhD

Objective(s):

  • Learn about opportunities for neuroscience and neurology research at the NINDS, NIA, NICHD, DOD, and VA

  • Learn about the infrastructure of the NIA, NINDS, NICHD, DOD, and VA as it pertains to neurology and neuroscience research

  • Learn about the training and career development opportunities available for academic neurologists and neuroscientists at the NINDS, NIA, NICHD, DOD, and VA

DOD Funding Opportunities for Neuroscience and Neurology Research

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Meet the NINDS

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

NIA Alzheimer's Disease Funding Update

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Opportunities in VA Research

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Research Opportunities From the NICHD

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM