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Sleep Disorders Research Advisory Board (SDRAB) Meeting – April 4-5, 2024

April 4 - 5 , 2024
Hybrid (Virtual/In-Person) Meeting In Person: Rockledge II, Room 260 C/D

Description

The purpose of this meeting is to update the Advisory Board and public stakeholders on the progress of sleep and circadian research activities across NIH, and the activities of Federal stakeholders and interested organizations. The meeting will be held as a hybrid (in-person/virtual) meeting and will be open to the public; however, registration is required. The meeting can be attended in person at National Institutes of Health, Rockledge II, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Rm 260C/D, Bethesda, MD 20817 or accessed virtually from the NIH Videocast.

Tentative Agenda

(All times are Eastern Standard Time)

DAY 1 (1 – 5 pm ET)

Call-To-Order - 1:00 pm ET

Executive Secretary – Marishka Brown, Ph.D.

  • Confidentiality/Conflict of Interest Procedures
  • Public Meeting, [FRN 89 FR 14511]
  • Introduction of the Chairperson: Esra Tasali, M.D.
  • Introduction of the SDRAB Members
Report from the National Center on Sleep Disorders Research (NCSDR)

Marishka Brown, Ph.D.
Director, NCSDR, NHLBI, NIH

NIH Program Update
HEALthy Brain and Child Development Study (HBCD)

Katherine Cole, Ph.D.
Acting Director, Scientific Program Manager, HBCD Project
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Update on Circadian & Sleep Disorders Registry

Alexandra Wharton
Circadian Sleep Disorders Network

American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) Updates

James Rowley, M.D.
President, AASM

Nisha Aurora, M.D., M.H.S
President, AASM Foundation

BREAK
NIH Sleep Research Coordinating Council (SRCC) Update

Laura Rowland, Ph.D.
Program Chief, Division of Translational Research
National Institute of Mental Health, NIH

Women's Health and Maternal Health Research: Opportunities for Sleep Science

Gina Wei, M.D., M.P.H.
Senior Scientific Advisor on Women's Health, NHLBI, NIH
Associate Director for Prevention and Population Science
Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, NHLBI, NIH

American Thoracic Society - Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology (ATS-SRN)

Robert Owens, M.D., A.T.S.F.
Professor of Medicine, University of California San Diego
Chair, ATS Assembly on Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology

Public Comments
SDRAB Member Discussion
Lead by Esra Tasali, M.D.
Day 1 Adjourns - 5:00 pm ET

DAY 2 (9 am – 1:30 pm)

Call-To-Order – 9:00 am ET

Executive Secretary – Marishka Brown, Ph.D.

  • Confidentiality/Conflict of Interest Procedures
  • Public Meeting, [FRN 89 FR 14511]
  • Introduction of the Chairperson: Esra Tasali, M.D.
  • Introduction of the SDRAB Members
Recap of Day 1 / Intro to Day 2

Chairperson – Esra Tasali, M.D.

Program Presentation
Nulliparous Pregnancy Outcomes Study: Monitoring Mothers-to-Be (nuMoM2b)

Aaron Laposky, Ph.D.
Program Director, NCSDR

Overview of Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Office of Women's Health

Kaveeta Vasisht, M.D., Pharm.D.
Associate Commissioner for Women’s Health
Director, Office of Women’s Health
Office of the Commissioner, FDA

Basic Science Presentation
Gestational Sleep Deficiency: Fetal/Neonatal Cardiorespiratory and Metabolic Outcomes

Tracy Baker, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Comparative Biosciences
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Remarks from NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases (DLD)

Gus Matute-Bello, M.D.
Deputy Director, DLD, NHLBI, NIH

Sumita Khatri, M.D., M.S.C.R.
Chief Medical Research Officer, DLD, NHLBI, NIH

LUNCH
Basic Science Presentation
Time to Deliver: Maternal-fetal circadian communication

Erik Herzog, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology
Washington University, St. Louis

Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO)
Cohort Presentation

Christina Park, Ph.D., M.H.S.
Program Officer, ECHO

Public Comments
SDRAB Member Discussion
Lead by Esra Tasali, M.D.
Upcoming Events/Closing remarks
Day 2 Adjourns – 1:30 pm ET