RAND Summer Institute 2013 Mini-Medical School for Social Scientists: Conference Agenda

July 8–9, 2013

RAND Headquarters
Santa Monica, California

Note: Schedule is preliminary and subject to change.


Monday, July 8

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Breakfast

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks and Introductions

Nicole Maestas, Director, RAND Mini-Medical School for Social Scientists

10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Steve Cole, University of California, Los Angeles

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

Felipe Sierra, National Institute on Aging

Aging Biology: Why Should I Care?

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Elissa Epel, University of California, San Francisco

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Break

3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Fred Gage, Salk Institute for Biological Studies

4:30 p.m.

Adjourn

5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Reception and Dinner (The Huntley Hotel)

Tuesday, July 9

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Breakfast

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Nicole Maestas, RAND

Constructing Successful NIH Proposals

10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Caleb Finch, University of Southern California School of Gerontology

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Judith Campisi, Buck Institute for Research on Aging/ Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Break

3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Patricia Boyle, Rush University Medical Center

Cognitive Aging, Neuropathology, and Resilience

4:30 p.m.

Adjourn