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National Advisory Council on Aging Meeting Agenda -- May 16-17, 2017

One Hundred and Thirty-First Meeting
Tuesday and Wednesday, May 16-17, 2017
Building 31, C Wing 6th Floor Conference Room 10
Day-of-the-Meeting Contact Phone: 301-402-8710.

Tuesday, May 16

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, May 17

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 12:15 p.m.:

8:00 to 8:30 a.m.

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

      September 26-27, 2017 (Tues. – Wed), Bldg. 31
      January 23-24, 2018 (Tues.- Wed), TBD
      May 22-23, 2018 (Tues.-Wed.) TBD
      September 19-20 2018 (Tues.-Wed.) Bldg. 65

    3. Consideration of Minutes of Last Meeting

8:30 to 8:45 a.m.

  1. Report: Task Force on Minority Aging Research
    Drs. Mouton and Carrillo

8:45 to 9:15 a.m.

  1. Report: Working Group on Program
    Dr. Eileen Crimmins

    Meetings/Initiative Developments
    1. RFA/RFP Concept Clearance

9:15 to 9:30 a.m.


9:30 to 10:00 a.m.

  1. Program Highlights: (DAB)
    Dr. Felipe Sierra
    Dr. Nathan K. LeBrasseur, M.S., Ph.D.; Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota — "Cellular Senescence and the Pursuit of Healthspan"

10:00 to 10:30 a.m.

  1. Council Speaker:
    Dr. Michael Lauer

    Deputy Director of Extramural Research; National Institutes of Health — "Implementing the Grant Support Index"

10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

  1. Program Highlights: (DGCG)
    Dr. Evan C. Hadley

    Dr. Mathew Maurer, M.D.; Arlene and Arnold Goldstein Professor of Cardiology; Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons — "Transthyretin Cardiomyopathy in Older Adults: Under Appreciated, Often Overlooked and Treatable?"

11:00 to 11:30 a.m.

  1. Program Highlights: (BSR)
    Dr. John Haaga

    Dr. Jenny Tung; Assistant Professor; Department of Evolutionary Anthropology and Biology; Duke Population Research Institute — "Social Adversity, Immune Regulation, and Aging in Nonhuman Primates"

11:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Break/Working Lunch

11:45 to 12:15 p.m.

  1. Program Highlights (DN):
    Dr. Eliezer Masliah
    Dr. Reisa Sperling; Director, Neuroimaging Program, Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center; Professor of Neurology, Harvard University School of Medicine — "The Evolution of Preclinical Alzheimer's Disease: Implications for Prevention Trials"

12:15 p.m.


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