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  • Blog post - NCRAD offers genetic samples and data vital to Alzheimer’s research
    December 18, 2014

    Dr. Creighton Phelps, Deputy Director of the Division of Neuroscience, has a new blog post about the NIA-funded National Cell Repository for Alzheimer’s Disease, or NCRAD. "Identifying the genes involved in Alzheimer’s...

  • Blog post - funding and multiple chronic conditions research
    December 11, 2014

    The NIA has long been interested in understanding the role of aging on the development and progression of specific chronic diseases. More recently, we’ve begun to try to understand why two or more conditions might occur together in...

  • Blog post - interim paylines
    December 3, 2014

    The NIA has announced interim paylines for fiscal year 2015. Grant applicants and the research community are often very interested in these paylines and funding policies. At this time, the NIA is funding to the 5th percentile for research...

  • HHS/NIH proposed changes for registering, reporting clinical trial information
    November 19, 2014

    Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), which proposes regulations to implement reporting requirements for clinical trials that are subject to Title VIII of the Food and...

  • Blog post - Strategic Directions for Research on Aging
    November 17, 2014

    Like many other Institutes at NIH, NIA assesses and updates its research directions every few years. This exercise is an important one, resulting in a Strategic Directions document that helps set and communicate priorities for the...

  • NIA news, grant funding highlighted in Spotlight on Aging Research
    November 7, 2014

    The November 2014 issue of NIA’s Spotlight on Aging Research e-newsletter is now available! In this issue: Get an update about the NIA research budget and coming events from NIA Director Dr. Richard Hodes. Read about past,...

  • NIA staff honored with NIH Director’s Awards
    November 6, 2014

    Nine NIA staff recently received NIH Director’s Awards from NIH Director Dr. Francis S. Collins. Individuals were recognized for their superior performance and endeavors demonstrating efforts that go beyond regular duty requirements...

  • NIA Director's welcome, Fall 2014 funding update
    November 6, 2014

    NIA Director Richard J. Hodes discusses NIA's budget and two NIA events. As we close out the old fiscal year, we can now say that FY 2014 started with a whimper and ended with a bang. At the...

  • Sauma to lead NIA Planning Office
    November 6, 2014

    Dr. Samir Sauma was named director of NIA’s Office of Planning, Analysis, and Evaluation (OPAE) following the retirement of Kathie Reed in July 2014. He previously served as deputy director of the office. As deputy director, Dr....

  • NIA enhances health disparities research with administrative supplements
    November 6, 2014

    Investigators interested in research on health disparities have a new mechanism to support their work: administrative supplements to existing NIA awards. These add-ons provide funds to start or expand health disparities-related aspects of...

  • Blog post - explaining your science—tips for clear communication
    November 5, 2014

    Researchers writing grants or giving presentations strive to speak and write clearly about their science. However, many researchers struggle to find those simple words. “Plain language” is a common term for communication that...

  • Alzheimer’s research news featured in fall 2014 Connections
    November 4, 2014

    The Fall 2014 issue of Connections, the e-newsletter from NIA’s Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center, is now available! In the latest issue: Learn about brain donation by African Americans and how...

  • NIA guide for primary care doctors on assessing cognitive impairment
    November 3, 2014

    Primary care physicians and their staffs are often the first healthcare professionals to see older patients with memory loss or other cognitive symptoms. These symptoms have many possible causes—some reversible, some not. To help...

  • Blog post - a meeting of the minds at the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Summit 2015
    November 3, 2014

    What steps do we take next to accelerate the discovery and development of effective treatments for people at all stages of Alzheimer’s disease? That is the focus of the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Summit 2015: Path to...

  • Save the date for the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Summit 2015
    October 27, 2014

    Plan now to attend the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Summit 2015: Path to Treatment and Prevention at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), February 9-10, 2015. Researchers, policymakers, advocates, and the general public are...

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