RCCN Workshop Travel Awards for Early Career Investigators

Austin, Texas
November 12, 2019 - November 13, 2019

The third workshop, “Resilience and Reserve in Aging”, will be held November 12 and 13, 2019 at the JW Marriott Hotel in Austin, Texas. Topics will include the biology of resilience, social network influences on resilience and reserve, erosion of reserve by chronic stress, physical recovery from planned surgery, and contributors and interventions to build resilience and reserve, to name a few. The format of the workshop will include a series of brief talks (think TED talks) providing high level conceptual introductions of key aspects of the workshop topic. Presentations will be followed by moderated discussions. The meetings will have a dedicated sessions discussing areas that would be most promising for inter-center collaboration. An RFA for transdisciplinary pilots will be issued following each workshop available to investigative teams with researchers from two or more different center programs to address promising areas arising from the workshop proceedings.