NIA-Sponsored International Meeting on Biological Risk in Population Surveys
When: April 9, 2019 (9:00am – 5:00pm)
Where: JW Marriott, Austin, TX

NIA-Sponsored Biomarker Network Meeting
When: April 10, 2019 (8:30am – 4:30pm)
Where: JW Marriott, Austin, TX

  • Agenda
  • Attendees
  • Telomere Validation Study – Jessica Faul
  • Epigenetics Meeting and Network – Steve Cole
  • Dried Blood Spots
    • Axel Börsch-Supan, Martina Börsch-Supan, Luzia Weiss: Dried Blood Spot Samples and their Validation
    • Eileen Crimmins, Yuan Zhang, Jung Ki Kim, Stephen Frochen, Hyewon Kang, Hyunju Shim, Jennifer Ailshire, Alan Potter, Jake Cofferan, Jessica Faul: Dried Blood Spots: Effects of Interviewer Collection, Shipping Time, Heat, and Humidity
    • Jake Cofferen, Alan Potter: Handle with Care: The Effects of Shipping, Holding Times, Drying Times, and Spot Size on Biomarker Recovery from Dried Blood Spots
  • Genetics, Epigenetics and Flow Cytometry
    • Zuyun Liu, Diana Leung, Morgan Levine: Comparative Analysis of Epigenetic Aging Clocks from CpG Characteristics to Functional Associations
    • Lauren Schmitz, Arianna Gard, Erin Ware: Examining Sex Differences in Pleiotropic Effects for Depression and Smoking Using Polygenic and Gene-Region Aggregation Techniques
    • Bharat Thyagarajan: Role of T-cell Immunity in type 2 Diabetes: Findings from HRS
  • Updates from Studies
  • Physical Activity Measurement
    • Chantel Ramraj, Phil Schumm, Sondra Birch, Diane Lauderdale: Physical Activity Measurement among Older Adults Using Triaxial Wrist Accelerometers in the US and Israel: Reliability and Concordance with Survey Questions
    • Hyunju Shim, Arie Kapteyn, Eileen Crimmins: Comparing Two Devices for Sleep Measurement
  • Biomarkers I
    • Christopher Coe, Agus Surachman, David Almeida, Gayle Love, Carol Ryff: A Sensitive but Frequently Overlooked Biomarker of Health and Aging: Our Kidneys
    • Jennifer Ailshire: Air Pollution, Mitochodrial DNA and Cognition
    • Perry Hu, A.V. Dey, Sharmistha Dey, Pranali Khobragade, Joyita Banerjee, Sid Beaumaster, Eileen Crimmins, Jinkook Lee: Metabolic Syndrome and Cognitive Functioning Among Older Indians: LASI DAD
  • Biomarkers II
    • Audrey Renson, Allison Aiello, Claire Yang: Cohort Effects in C-reactive Protein
    • Catherine Perez, Joseph Saenz, Rebeca Wong: Biological Risk in HRS and MHAS

NIA-Sponsored Biomarker Network Meeting
When: April 25, 2018 (8:45am – 4:30pm)
Where: Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, Denver, CO

NIA-Sponsored Biomarker Network Meeting
When: April 26, 2017 (8:45am – 4:30pm)
Where: Hilton Chicago, Chicago, IL

International Biomarker Studies Meeting
When: April 1, 2016
Where: USC Conference Center, 701 Pennsylvania Ave., Suite #540, Washington, DC 20004

NIA-Sponsored Biomarker Network Meeting
@ The Population Association of America (PAA) Annual Conference, 2016
When: March 30, 2016
Where: Washington, DC

NIA-Sponsored Biomarker Network Meeting
@ The Population Association of America (PAA) Annual Conference, 2015
When: April 29, 2015
Where: San Diego, CA

Meeting on Harmonization of Methods & Measures in Longitudinal Studies
When: May 2-3, 2011
Where: Davidson Conference Center, University of Southern California

Demography of Aging Biomarker Network Meeting (Genomics Workshop) 
@ The Population Association of America (PAA) Annual Conference, 2010
When: April 14, 2010
Where: Dallas, TX