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NACA Meeting: January 29-30, 2013

National Advisory Council on Aging Meeting Agenda -- January 2013

One Hundred-Eighteenth Meeting
Tuesday and Wednesday, January 29-30, 2013
Building 31, 6th Floor, C Wing, Conference Room 6
Day-of-the-Meeting Contact Phone: 301-402-8578

TUESDAY, January 29

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, January 30

8:00 a.m. to 2:00 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:

      June 4-5, 2013 (Tue.-Wed.)
      September 17-18, 2013 (Tue.-Wed.)
      February 25-26, 2014 (Tue.-Wed.)

    3. Consideration of Minutes of Last Meeting

8:30 to 9:15 a.m.

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

9:15 to 9:45 a.m.

  1. Report: Working Group on Program
    Dr. Richard Morimoto
    1. Advisory Meetings Clinical Trials Advisory Panel Report – Dr. Sergei Romashkan, DGCG
    2. RFA/RFP Concept Clearance
      • Optogenetic Tools for the Study of Neural Systems in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease – Drs. Wen, Petanceska and Wise, DN
      • Dose Response and Efficacy Studies on the Effects of Vitamin D Supplementation on Functional Outcomes in Elderly – Dr. Sergei Romashkan, DGCG
      • Trans-NIH Person-Centered Outcomes Research Resource – Dr. Molly Wagster, DN
      • Infrastructure, Information Exchange, and Research Planning for Identifying Therapeutic Targets Based on Genetic Factors Influencing Human Life Span and Health Span – Dr. Hadley, DGCG
      • Mechanisms of Cognitive Remediation in Older Adults – Dr. Jonathan King, DBSR
      • Research on Mid-Life Reversibility of Early-Established Biobehavioral Risk Factors – Dr. Lisbeth Nielsen, DBSR
      • High Priority Behavior and Social Research Networks – Dr. Lisbeth Nielsen, DBSR
    3. Division of Neuroscience Preliminary Program Report – Dr. Ron Petersen

9:45 to 10:00 a.m.

COFFEE BREAK

10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

  1. Program Highlights

10:00 to 10:30 a.m.

  1. Program Highlights (DAB):
    Dr. Felipe Sierra
    "Epigenetic Regulation of Aging” — Dr. Anne Brunet, Stanford University

10:30 to 11:00 a.m.

  1. Program Highlights (DBSR):
    Dr. Richard Suzman
    “Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation: Evidence from the Human Genome” — Dr. Heidi Williams, MIT Department of Economics

11:00 to 11:45 a.m.

  1. Council Speaker
    Dr. Sally Rockey
    Implementing Advisory Committee to the Director, NIH (ACD*): Recommendations on the Biomedical Research Work Force. — Deputy Director for Extramural Research, National Institute of Health, Office of Extramural Research

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 (DN)
    Dr. Neil Buckholtz
    "Rare Variants and Risk in Neurodegenerative Disease" — Dr. Andrew B. Singleton, Senior Investigator; Chief, Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Chief, Molecular Genetics Studies; National Institute of Health, National Institute on Aging, Intramural Research Program

12:30 to 1:00 p.m.

  1. Working Lunch: Program Highlights (DGCG):
    Dr. Evan Hadley
    “Lifestyle Therapies to Improve Physical Function in Obese Older Adults” — Dr. Dennis Villareal; Chief, Geriatrics Section, New Mexico VA Health Care System; Professor of Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine

1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

  1. Intramural Program Report
    Dr. Luigi Ferrucci, Scientific Director, IRP, NIA
    1. Laboratory of Clinical Investigation – Dr. Josephine Egan
    2. Laboratory of Cardiovascular Science – Dr. Edward Lakatta

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).

  1. Review of Intramural Research Program
    Dr. Luigi Ferrucci

2:30 p.m.

ADJOURNMENT