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National Advisory Council on Aging Meeting Agenda -- May 21 – 22, 2019

One Hundred and Thirty Seventh Meeting
Tuesday, May 21 – Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Building 60, Lecture Hall
Day-of-the-Meeting Contact Phone: 202-380-6412

Tuesday, May 21

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 22

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 12:45 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 10-11, 2019 (Tues.-Wed.), Neuroscience Bldg., Exec. Blvd.
      January 21-22, 2020 (Tues.-Wed.), Building 31
      May 26-27, 2020 (Tues.-Wed.), Building 31
      September 8-9, 2020 (Tues.-Wed.), Building 45

    3. Consideration of Minutes of Last Meeting

8:30 to 8:45 a.m.

  1. Report: Task Force on Minority Aging Research
    Dr J. Taylor Harden
    Dr. David Bennett

8:45 to 9:15 a.m.

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

    Meetings/Initiative Developments
    RFA/RFP Concept Clearance

9:15 to 9:45 a.m.

  1. Program Highlights: (DBSR)
    Dr. John Haaga
    Susan Alberts, Ph.D.; Bass fellow and the Robert F. Durden Professor of Biology at Duke Department of Anthropology, Duke University — "Wild Animal Models of Aging: Potential for Innovation and Insight"

9:45 to 10:00 a.m.


10:00 to 10:30 a.m.

  1. Meeting New Challenges: NIA Communications & Outreach
    Cindy McConnell and Dr. Melinda Kelley

10:30 to 11:00 a.m.

  1. Program Highlights (DN)
    Dr. Eliezer Masliah

    Randall J. Bateman, M.D.; Charles F. and Joanne Knight Distinguished Professor of Neurology; Department of Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine — "The Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network Trials Unit – Next Generation Tau Trials"

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

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

    Lydia A. Bazzano, M.D., Ph.D.; Lynda B. and H. Leighton Steward Professor in Nutrition Research; Director, Center for Lifespan Epidemiology Research; Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine "A Lifespan Approach to Aging: Findings from the Bogalusa Heart Study"

11:30 p.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  1. Program Highlights: (DAB)
    Dr. Felipe Sierra

    Paolo Sassone-Corsi, Ph.D.; Director, Center for Epigenetics and Metabolism; University of California, Irvine "Aging, Nutrition, and the Circadian Clock"

12:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Break/Working Lunch

12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

  1. Council Speaker
    Dr. Richard Hodes

    Bradley Hyman, M.D., Ph.D.; John B. Penney, Jr. Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Director, Research Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases (MIND) "Planning for Intramural Programs on AD/ADRD"

12:45 p.m.


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