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NACA Meeting: February 25-26, 2014

National Advisory Council on Aging Meeting Agenda -- February 2014

One Hundred-Twenty First Meeting
Tuesday and Wednesday, February 25-26, 2014
Building 31, 6th Floor, C Wing, Conference Room 6
Day-of-the-Meeting Contact Phone: 301-402-7836

DRAFT AGENDA

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25

3:00 to 5:00 p.m. – This portion of the meeting is closed to the Public

This portion of the meeting is closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in section 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S. Code and Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2).

Review of Applications: Dr. Robin Barr

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26

8:00 a.m. to adjournment - This portion of the meeting is open to the Public
This meeting will be videocast 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.: http://videocast.nih.gov

8:00 to 8:30 a.m.

  1. Call to Order
    Dr. Richard Hodes
    1. Director’s Status Report
    2. Future Meeting Dates:

      May 20-21, 2014 (Tues-Wed)
      September 16-17, 2014 (Tues-Wed), Natcher Bldg.

    3. Consideration of Minutes of Last Meeting

8:30 to 8:50 a.m.

  1. PCORI Fall’s Initiative
    Dr. Steve Clauser

8:50 to 9:05 a.m.

  1. Report: Task Force on Minority Aging Research
    Dr. Eliseo Perez-Stable

9:05 to 9:15 a.m.

  1. Report: Council of Councils
    Dr. Ana Marie Cuervo

9:15 to 9:50 a.m.

  1. Report: Working Group on Program
    Dr. Richard Morimoto

    Meetings/Initiative Developments

    1. Clinical Trials Advisory Panel (CTAP) Report – Dr. Romashkan
    2. RFA/RFP Concept Clearance
      • DN Translational Concept Clearance – Dr. Petanceska (DN)
      • Enhancing Cross-National Research in HRS – Family Studies – Drs. Suzman, Phillips, King and Nielsen (DBSR)
      • Epigenetic Analyses of Aging as a Risk Factor for Chronic Disease and Degenerative Conditions – Drs. Kohanski (DAB) and Guo (DN)
      • MD – PHD T32 Initiative in Social Sciences – Ms. Patmios (DBSR)
      • Modulation of Age-Related Changes in Neuromuscular Junctions – Dr. William (DAB) and Chen (DN)
      • Clinical Trials on the Effects of Interventions Aiming to Reduce Chronic Inflammation in Older Adults – Dr. Radziszewska (DGCG)
      • Renewal of ‘Grants for Early Medical and Surgical Specialist Transition to Aging Research (GEMSSTAR) – Dr. Zieman (DGCG)
      • Sarcopenia Phase II: Validation of Criteria for Clinically Relevant Muscle Weakness and Low Lean Mass in Older Adults with Substantial Physical Limitation – Dr. de Araujo (DGCG)
      • Contract renewal for Multigenotypic Aged Mouse Colony – Dr. Nadon (DAB)
      • Renewal of Contract - Pathology Monitoring of Aged Rodent Colonies- Dr. Nadon (DAB)
      • Renewal of the contract for the NIA Aged Cell Bank - Selection, Production, Characterization and Distribution of Cultured Cells for Research on Aging – Dr. Nadon (DAB)
      • Research on Telecommunications Relay Service Technologies for American Older Adults with Hearing Disabilities or Deafness – Dr. Chen (DN)
    3. Division of Behavioral and Social Research Final Program Report – Drs. Carstensen/Skinner
    4. Report to NACA – Loss of Grantee Payments for NIA Resources – Dr. Nadon
    5. Trans-NIH Geroscience Interest Group (GSIG Summit) – Drs. Sierra and Kohanski

9:50 to 10:00 a.m.

COFFEE BREAK

10:00 to 10:45 a.m.

  1. Council Speaker
    The Promise of Integrating Center Cores
    Dr. James Anderson Director, Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives, National Institute of Health/OD

10:45 to 11:45 a.m.

  1. Program Highlights

10:45 to 11:15 a.m.

  1. Program Highlights (DN):
    Dr. Neil Buckholtz
    Deconstructing the Genomic and Neuroimmunologic Architecture of Aging-Related Cognitive Decline and Dementia” — Dr. Philip De Jager, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Harvard University

11:15 to 11:45 a.m.

  1. Program Highlights (DAB):
    Dr. Felipe Sierra
    Vitamin D and the Aging Skeleton: Basic and Clinical Implications” — Dr. Clifford J. Rosen, Maine Medical Center Research Institute

11:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

BREAK

12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

  1. Working Lunch

12:00 to 12:30 p.m.

  1. Working Lunch: Program Highlights (DGCG):
    Dr. Evan Hadley
    Diabetes Prevention in the Aging Population: The Diabetes Prevention Program Outcome Study- Next Steps” — Dr. David M. Nathan; Chair, DPP/DPPOS; Director, Diabetes Center and Clinical Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

12:30 to 1:00 p.m.

  1. Working Lunch: Program Highlights (DBSR):
    Dr. Richard Suzman
    The Cost and Benefits of Expanding Medicaid: Evidence from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment” — Dr. Katherine Baicker; School of Public Health, Harvard University

1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

  1. Intramural Program Report
    Dr. Luigi Ferrucci

    Scientific Director, IRP, NIA
    1. Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry
      Dr. Lenore J. Launer, Acting Chief, LEPS
    2. Laboratory of Molecular Gerontology
      Dr. Vilhelm Bohr, Chief, LMG
    3. Laboratory of Behavioral Neuroscience
      Dr. Susan Resnick Chief, LBN

2:00 to 2:30 p.m. – This portion of the meeting is closed to the Public

This portion of the meeting is closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in section 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S. Code and Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2).

2:30 p.m.

ADJOURNMENT