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NACA Meeting: September 17-18, 2013

National Advisory Council on Aging Meeting Agenda -- September 2013

One Hundred-Twentieth Meeting
Tuesday and Wednesday, September 17-18, 2013
Building 31, 6th Floor, C Wing, Conference Room 10
Day-of-the-Meeting Contact Phone: 301-402-7836



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


8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. - This portion of the meeting is open to the Public

8:00 to 8:30 a.m.

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

      February 25-26, 2014 (Tue.-Wed.)
      May 20-21, 2014 (Tues-Wed)
      September 16-17, 2014 (Tues-Wed)

    3. Consideration of Minutes of Last Meeting

8:30 to 8:45 a.m.

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

8:45 to 9:15 a.m.

  1. Report: Working Group on Program
    Dr. Richard Morimoto
    1. Recommendations/Approvals from Past Meetings
    2. RFA/RFP Concept Clearance
      • Development of Fatigability Measures in Older Adults – Dr. Basil Eldadah, DGCG

9:15 to 9:25 a.m.

Comments from Retiring Council Members
Drs. Califf, Petersen,  Richardson, and Wetle

9:25 to 9:35 a.m.


9:35 to 10:00 a.m.

  1. Preliminary Report on Review of Division of Behavioral and Social Research
    Dr. Laura Carstensen

10:00 to 10:45 a.m.

  1. Council Speaker
    Enhancing Reproducibility and Transparency of Research Findings
    Dr. Lawrence Tabak, Deputy Director, National Institutes of Health, NIH

10:45 to 1:00 p.m.

  1. Program Highlights                                                                 

10:45 to 11:15 a.m.

  1. Program Highlights (DAB):
    Dr. Felipe Sierra
    Humoral Control of Mitochondrial Form and Function" — Dr. Andrew G. Dillin, Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California at Berkeley

11:15 to 11:45 a.m.

  1. Program Highlights (DGCG):
    Dr. Evan Hadley
    Mechanism-Based Discovery: Translating AR Signaling Interactome into Therapeutic Applications for Aging-Related Disorders” — Shalender Bhasin, MD, Director, Boston Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center, Director, Research Program in Men’s Health: Aging and Metabolism, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

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


12:00 to 12:30 p.m.

  1. Working Lunch: Program Highlights (DBSR):
    Dr. Richard Suzman
    Leveraging Age-Related Changes in Motivation to Improve Aging” — Dr. Laura L. Carstensen, Fairleigh S. Dickinson Jr. Professor in Public Policy, Professor of Psychology, Director, Stanford Center on Longevity, Stanford University

12:30 to 1:00 p.m.

  1. Working Lunch: Program Highlights (DN):
    Dr. Neil Buckholtz
    A Multiscale Biology Approach to Elucidating the Complexity of Human Disease such as Alzheimer’s” — Dr. Eric E. Schadt, Jean C. and James W. Crystal, Professor of Genomics, Chairman and Professor, Department of Genetics and Genomics Sciences, Director, Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

1:00 p.m.