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NIH Working Group


Working Group Coordinator: 

Common Fund Program Leader:

  • Ravi Basavappa, Ph.D.
    Program Leader
    Office of Strategic Coordination
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)


  • Denis Buxton, Ph.D.
    Associate Program Director
    Heart Research Program
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  • German Cavelier, Ph.D.
    Informatics Research and Development
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
  • Preethi Chander, Ph.D.
    Health Science Program Administrator
    Office of Program planning and Analysis
    National Eye Institute (NEI)
  • Lori Henderson, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Discovery Science and Technology
    National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
  • Susan McCarthy, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Cancer Immunology and Hematology Branch
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
  • Roger L. Miller, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Neural Prosthesis Development
    National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
  • Pankaj Qasba, Ph.D. 
    Program Director
    Retinal Diseases Program
    National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  • Margaret Sutherland, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Neurodegeneration Cluster
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
  • Michael Weinrich, M.D.
    National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

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