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NIA-Sponsored Biomarker Network Meeting

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Apr 10 2019


8:30 am - 4:30 pm

NIA-Sponsored Biomarker Network Meeting

  • 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