218th Meeting: May 2018


Friday, May 25, 2018 
Open to the public
NIH Campus, Building 31, 6th Floor, Conference Room 10  (NIH Visitor Information
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Time Title Speaker
8:00 AM Welcome and Introductions Dr. Martha Somerman
8:10 AM Approval of Minutes from Previous Meeting Dr. Alicia Dombroski
8:15 AM Report of the Director, NIDCR Dr. Alicia Dombroski
8:45 AM Biennial Report Certifying Compliance with             
NIH Inclusion Guidelines
Dr. Martha Somerman
  Concept Clearances
8:55 AM Concept Clearance: Clinical Research Operations Management and Support (CROMS) Ms. Anna Nicholson
9:05 AM Concept Clearance: Advancing Practice-Based Digital Dentistry    Dr. Orlando Lopez
9:15 AM

Concept Clearance: Pharmacogenomics and Pharmacomicrobiomics of Pain Management Across Pain States

Dr. Yolanda Vallejo
9:25 AM Concept Clearance: TMD: Identifying Pathways Involved in Chronic  Pain and Endogenous Resolution                   Dr. Yolanda Vallejo
9:35 AM Concept Clearance: The Role of Dentistry in the Prevention of Opioid Drug Misuse and Abuse                                                     Dr. Dena Fischer
9:45 AM Break  
10:00 AM

Special Session on the Intramural Research Program
Overview of NIH Intramural Program

Dr. Roland Owens
Associate Director, NIH Office of Intramural Research
Research Workforce Development
10:20 AM NIDCR Intramural Program Dr. Robert Angerer
Scientific Director, NIDCR
10:40 AM

NIDCR Intramural Clinical Research Program

Dr. Janice Lee, Clinical Director, NIDCR
11:00 AM

Stem Cell Biochemistry Unit, NIDCR
The many faces of ubiquitin: molecular insights into the neurocristopathy Treacher Collins Syndrome

Achim Werner, Ph.D.
Stadtman Investigator
11:35 AM

Adeno-Associated Virus Biology Section, NIDCR                  
Gene Therapy for Salivary Gland Hypofunction

Jay Chiorini, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator
​12:10 PM Discussion  
​12:20 PM Adjournment of Open Session and Lunch  

Director's Report to Council 

Read the May 2018 Director's Report to Council [PDF]

Meeting Minutes

Read the May 2018 Meeting Minutes [PDF]

Concept Clearances

Sign Language Interpreters will be provided. Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact Ms. Delores Robinson, 301-594-4890 (or use the Federal Relay, 1-800-877-8339 to contact us).


Last Reviewed
July 2018