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  • Blog post - grant applicants and just-in-time information
    June 26, 2014

    Grant applicants sometimes receive emails from the NIH asking for additional information on their grant applications. These emails do not necessarily mean the grant will be funded. A new blog post by Dr. Robin Barr, Director of the NIA...

  • Blog post - genetics data available
    June 18, 2014

    A new scientific resource—genetics data on 78,000 participants—is now available to qualified researchers. Scientists studying diseases and conditions such as heart disease, cancer, osteoarthritis, diabetes, insomnia,...

  • Blog post - popular posts of year 1
    June 13, 2014

    Over the past year, more than 25 staff members from the National Institute on Aging have shared their insights on the Inside NIA blog for researchers. This is a great time to catch up on our most popular posts. Want to see a particular...

  • Looking for programming for seniors?
    June 11, 2014

    Check out the new Talking With Your Doctor Presentation Toolkit from the National Institute on Aging at NIH. It’s an easy-to-use speaker’s guide—no prior knowledge or special training on the topic required. What’s...

  • Blog post - MDs are not applying for K awards
    June 4, 2014

    The NIA and the NIH have noticed that fewer physicians with MD degrees are applying for certain kinds of grants: career development awards, or K awards. These career development grants provide funding, help scientists set aside time to...

  • Registration open - June 4 webinar announcing major new study
    June 3, 2014

    Register now for the June 4 webinar. Every year roughly one in three older Americans suffers a fall. Although evidence points to effective ways to prevent falls, rates of fall-related injury remain stubbornly high, making falls one of the...

  • Recent NIA Grants (as of 6/2014)
    June 3, 2014

    Here are some of the latest NIH postings of grants awarded to expand the study of aging. They cover such diverse areas as mechanisms of cerebral artery dysfunction with aging, analysis of long-term care in America, improving medication...

  • Recent NIA meetings, workshops
    June 2, 2014

    Science of Behavior Change: Harnessing Neuroplasticity for Behavior Change, Bethesda MD – September 23-24, 2013 This NIA-administered Common Fund meeting explored the value of identifying neurobiological targets and harnessing...

  • NIA Director’s welcome, funding update
    June 2, 2014

    NIA Director Richard J. Hodes discusses NIA's budget increase of $130 million for FY 2014. Welcome to this issue of Spotlight on Aging Research – SOAR, our periodic update on NIA policies,...

  • Alzheimer’s research news featured in spring 2014 Connections
    May 30, 2014

    The Spring 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 Recruiting Older Adults into Research (ROAR),...

  • Blog post - small business funding
    May 22, 2014

    Most government funding agencies, including the NIH, have special pots of money reserved for small businesses. Dr. M-D Kerns, Small Business Program Coordinator in the NIA Division of Extramural Activities, has a new blog post about this...

  • Watch live: National Advisory Council on Aging webcast May 21
    May 20, 2014

    The Advisory Council of the National Institute on Aging is holding one of its thrice yearly meetings on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. EDT until 12:45 p.m EDT or until all business is completed. Please tune in to watch the live...

  • Blog post - are you getting everything that NIH has to offer?
    May 15, 2014

    There is a new list of NIH information sources for funding announcements and important updates about applications, review, and grants policies relevant to researchers and their work. Ensure you’re not missing out with a new blog...

  • NIHSeniorHealth.gov marks 10 years as health resource for older adults
    May 14, 2014

    Website was early model for senior-friendly design NIHSeniorHealth, a senior-friendly website from the National Institute on Aging and the National Library of Medicine, offers health and wellness information...

  • NIA welcomes Studenski as chief of the Longitudinal Studies Section
    May 13, 2014

    Dr. Stephanie Studenski joins NIA as BLSA director and chief of the Longitudinal Studies Section in the Translational Gerontology Branch of NIA’s Intramural Research Program. On January 24, 2014...

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