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  • 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...

  • Blog post - it’s open season for the NIH Loan Repayment Program!
    October 16, 2014

    The application period for the NIH Loan Repayment Program is open, and the NIA is joining with NIH to increase awareness of this important program. Loan repayment application numbers for NIH as a whole have fallen consistently over the...

  • Blog post - Musings of a newbie Scientific Review Officer (SRO)
    October 9, 2014

    What does a Scientific Review Officer (SRO) do, exactly? What do SROs work on, whom do they work with, and what are they responsible for? Kimberly Firth, a new Scientific Review Officer for NIA’s Division of Extramural Activities,...

  • Blog post – NIAGADS! We have data!
    October 1, 2014

    Are you interested in the genetics of late-onset Alzheimer’s disease? Did you know that the NIA has a database that gives you access to a broad range of genetics and genomics data? It’s called the NIA Genetics of Alzheimer...

  • Blog post – oh, what a year it was!
    September 24, 2014

    During the fiscal year 2014, NIA was affected by a number of events and challenges. As the fiscal year winds down, Dr. Robin Barr, director of the Division of Extramural Activities, looks back on the changes and surprises that occurred,...

  • Blog post - we appreciate postdocs
    September 18, 2014

    Every third week in September, the NIA celebrates National Postdoc Appreciation Week. This week’s blog post thanks postdocs for their vital contributions to aging research. The post, by Dr. Jennifer Illuzzi, a postdoc with NIA...

  • Learn about participating in Alzheimer’s research in new NIH booklet
    September 10, 2014

    Many people who have been affected by Alzheimer’s wonder how they can help combat this devastating disease. Volunteering to participate in research is one powerful way. Right now, at least 70,000 volunteers are needed for more than...

  • Blog post - to resubmit or not?
    September 10, 2014

    The NIH announced a change in grant application resubmission policy in April. With the policy change, investigators now have a real choice when it comes to revising a grant application that is not funded. A new NIA blog post may assist...

  • Blog post - A new generation of early career researchers in aging
    August 27, 2014

    Every summer, early career researchers from diverse backgrounds come from all over the U.S. to spend a week at the National Institute on Aging’s 2014 Butler-Williams Scholars Program. They explore the best of NIA’s science,...

  • Dr. Etienne Sibille September 4 at the GeroScience Interest Group (GSIG) summer seminar
    August 15, 2014

    Subject: Dr. Etienne Sibille September 4 at the GeroScience Interest Group (GSIG) summer seminar When: Thursday, September 4, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Where: Lipsett Amphitheater, Building 10, NIH Title: "Age-by-Disease...

  • Blog post - Funding opportunity for research on chronic inflammation
    August 13, 2014

    Chronic inflammation increases with aging, and it is linked to heart disease, diabetes, dementia, and cancer, as well as frailty and disability. The NIA is offering new funding for research on chronic inflammation. If you study...

  • Blog post - Alzheimer’s disease research & the U.S. NIH: what’s new?
    July 30, 2014

    International collaboration is vital to advancing Alzheimer’s disease research, from genetics to biomarkers to translational research. In a new blog post, Dr. Neil Buckholtz, Director of the Division of Neuroscience at NIA, speaks...

  • Blog post - new funding for health disparities research
    July 23, 2014

    New funding for health disparities research has just been announced by the National Institute on Aging. This funding will add health disparities projects and researchers to existing NIA grants. Grad students, postdocs, and junior faculty...

  • Blog post - women of color and career advancement
    July 16, 2014

    Women of color continue to face many challenges in science. Too often, they experience covert or overt racism and sexism in science classrooms and in research workplaces. In a new blog post, Marie Bernard, Deputy Director at the National...

  • Blog post - Go4Life, the NIA health education campaign
    July 11, 2014

    Research shows that older adults who are active have a lower risk of diabetes, hypertension, coronary heart disease, obesity, depression, and some cancers than their less fit peers. With leading experts on aging, exercise, and motivation...

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