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National Advisory Council on Aging Meeting Agenda -- September 2016

One Hundred-Twenty Ninth Meeting
Tuesday and Wednesday, September 27-28, 2016
Building 31, C Wing 6th Floor Conference Room 10
Day-of-the-Meeting Contact Phone: 301-594-7008


Tuesday, September 27

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, September 28

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 1:00 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:

      January 17-18, 2017 (Tuesday and Wednesday, Building 31)
      May 16-17, 2017 (Tuesday and Wednesday, Building 31)
      September 26-27, 2017 (Tuesday and Wednesday, Building 31)

    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 9:30 a.m.

  1. Report: Working Group on Program
    Dr. Kevin High

    Meetings/Initiative Developments
    1. Recommendations from Past Meetings
    1. RFA/RFP Concept Clearance

9:30 to 9:45 a.m.


9:45 to 10:30 a.m.

  1. Council Speaker:
    Dr. Jon Lorsch

    "Areas for potential collaboration between NIA and NIGMS." — Director; National Institute of General Medicine, National Institutes of Health, (NIH)

10:30 to 10:45 a.m.

  1. Comments from Retiring Council Members:
    Drs. Acquaviva, Hansen, High and Hyman

10:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

  1. Program Highlights:

10:45 to 11:15 a.m.

  1. Program Highlights (DAB):
    Dr. Felipe Sierra
    "The importance of time in food- and caloric-restriction experiments in aging: A circadian perspective" — Dr. Joseph Takahashi, Professor and Chair; Department of Neuroscience, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

11:15 to 11:45 a.m.

  1. Program Highlights (DBSR):
    Dr. John Haaga
    "Using GWAS to identify Genetic Variants Associated with Educational Attainment" — Dr. Daniel Benjamin, Associate Professor (Research) of Economics; University of Southern California

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


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


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

    "Large Cohort Studies about Aging Sister, SOF, and Brother, MrOS" — Cummings, Steven Ron, MD; Founding Director, San Francisco Coordinating Center

12:30 to 1:00 p.m.

  1. Program Highlights (DN):
    Dr. Eliezer Masliah
    Epidemiology of Cognitive Aging and Dementia: Insights from the Framingham Study — Sudha Seshadri, MD, Department of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine; Senior Investigator, the Framingham Study

1:00 p.m.