SPARC Stage Two Strategic Planning Summary

September-November 2020
The SPARC program collected input via a Request for Information (RFI: NOT-RM-20-025) and a virtual 2-day meeting with investigators, potential partners, and other subject matter experts on high-impact collaborative goals to build on SPARC's progress to date.

Autonomic Neural Mechanisms of Cardiopulmonary Regulation Workshop

September 2-3, 2020
The SPARC program partnered with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to convene a workshop that brought together experts in neuroscience and cardiopulmonary disorders to discuss the latest advances, cutting-edge approaches, and methodologies to identify the highest priority research gaps and opportunities to advance the field.

SPARC at the International Society for Autonomic Neuroscience (ISAN)

Los Angeles, California
July 25-27, 2019
The meeting showcased a hands-on SPARC technology showcase, the rollout of the SPARC Portal, and posters from SPARC-supported researchers.

SPARC Strategic Planning Workshop: Biology & Technology

Bethesda, Maryland
February 25-26, 2015
The workshop brought together disparate research communities to assess 1) the current status of functional and anatomical mapping of peripheral innervation in organs and 2) the opportunities for additional knowledge and technologies that would be foundational for understanding neuronal control of organ system function.
Please click the meeting title to access the agenda and slides approved for public dissemination.


This page last reviewed on June 11, 2021