RAND Conference Agenda

RAND-Andrus/AARP MiniMed School for Demographers and Economists 2002 Program

July 17-18, 2002

RAND Headquarters
Santa Monica, California

Wednesday, July 17, 2002

9:00 - 9:30

BREAKFAST AT RAND

9:30 - 10:00

OPENING REMARKS

10:00 - 12:00

Cardiovascular Aging: Clinical Implications
M W Rich, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Internal Medicine
Washington University of St. Louis
Director of the Geriatric Cardiology Program at The Jewish Hospital of St. Louis


Questions and Answers
12:00 - 1:30 LUNCH AT RAND

1:30 - 3:00

Cancer & Aging: What's the Connection
Judith Campisi, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist and Department Head
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
University of California, Berkeley


Questions and Answers

3:00 - 3:30 BREAK

3:30 - 5:00

Evolutionary Medicine
David Haig, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology
Harvard University


Questions and Answers
5:00 - 6:00 COCKTAIL HOUR
6:15 DINNER

Thursday, July 18, 2002

9:00 - 9:30 BREAKFAST AT RAND
9:30 - 11:30





11:30 - 12:00

Aging Research: The Intersection Between Epidemiology, Genetics and Demography
Kaare Christensen, MD, Ph.D.
Professor, Aging Center
Odense University Medical School, Denmark


Questions and Answers

12:00 - 1:30

LUNCH AT RAND

1:30 - 3:00 Cytokinesis and Health and Disease
Anthony Cerami, Ph.D.
Director, The Kenneth S. Warren Institute


Questions and Answers
3:00 - 3:30 BREAK
3:30 - 5:00 Healthy Aging
Paul G. Shekelle, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, UCLA Department of Medicine


Questions and Answers
5:00 CONCLUDING REMARKS