PIs: Steven R. Cummings, Nicholas Schork

The Administrative Core oversees the Consortium organization, communications and progress. This core also manages the budgets and subcontracts for the Consortium project and core home Institutions. This core serves as the liaison to the National Institute of Aging that provides funding for the Consortium.

  • Dr. Steven R. Cummings, Director of the SF Coordinating Center, is the corresponding PI of the Consortium and PI of the Administrative Core

  • Dr. Nik Schork is the PI for scientific activities of the Consortium, overseeing the progress of assays, analyses, reports and publications.

  • Jennifer Dougherty is the Project Director for the Consortium, overseeing the operations team and supporting the PIs Cummings and Schork in their roles. Contact:

  • Dr. Dan Evans is a Co-investigator of the Administrative Core, providing expertise in data sharing for human subjects.

  • Dr. Kati Koktavy is the project manager for the Consortium.

  • Ms. Liezl Concepcion is the project coordinator, and a key member of the Consortium Publications and Presentations Committee.

  • Ms. Karyn Spinuzza is the Research Administrator for the project and assists with Consortium grant and finances.

  • Ms. Jette Saukkonen manages subcontracts and associated budgets under Ms. Sarah Love, Director, Grants and Contracts, Sutter Health.

Organization of the Consortium

The Consortium is led by a Steering Committee that includes all of the PIs of projects and cores along with representatives from NIA. The Steering Committee is the decision-making body for the Consortium. Project working groups and meetings identify work, priorities, decisions needed and made and solutions, which are reported to the SC by the working group lead Investigator.