Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and
Human Development (NICHD) Scientific Vision
NICHD: Bringing the Vision Together
June 23-24, 2011
National Conference Center, Leesburg, Virginia

June 23, 2011
June 24, 2011

June 23, 2011


8:30 a.m. Breakout Group Co-Leads Meeting
Co-Leads Only
8:30 a.m. General Registration
9:15 a.m. Welcome and Charge  (PDF - 1.35 MB)
Alan E. Guttmacher, M.D.
Director, NICHD
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Breakout Groups: Session I (cont'd)
2:30 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m. Breakout Groups - Session II (Participants Change Groups)
Identify Key  Scientific Opportunities for NICHD Vision
5:30 p.m. Break
7:15 p.m. Keynote Address and Discussion
Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, NIH
8:30 p.m. Preparation of Breakout Group Presentations
Co-Leads Only
9:30 p.m. Adjourn

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June 24, 2011


7:30 a.m. Welcome
Alan E. Guttmacher, M.D.
Director, NICHD
7:45 a.m. Breakout Group Presentations
Group 1: Behavior (PDF - 225 KB)
Group 2: Cognition (PDF - 174 KB)
Group 3: Developmental Biology (PDF - 197 KB)
Group 4: Developmental Origins of Health and Diseases (PDF - 208 KB)
9:45 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. Breakout Group Presentations (cont.)
Group 5: Diagnostics and Therapeutics (PDF - 196 KB)
Group 6: Environment (PDF - 355 KB)
Group 7: Plasticity (PDF - 153 KB)
11:30 a.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Breakout Group Presentations (cont.)
Group 8: Pregnancy and Pregnancy Outcomes (PDF - 177 KB)
Group 9: Reproduction (PDF - 155 KB)
Group 10: Transdisciplinary Research and Career Development (PDF - 181 KB)
2:00 p.m. Summary and Closing Comments
Alan E. Guttmacher, M.D.
Director, NICHD
2:15 p.m. Adjourn

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Last Updated Date: 07/08/2011
Last Reviewed Date: 07/08/2011