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Phone: 301-496-1752
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  • Blog post - support for researchers from diverse backgrounds
    November 20, 2013

    NIA Deputy Director Dr. Marie A. Bernard has a new blog post about mentoring networks, funding opportunities, and support for researchers from diverse backgrounds. If you’re mentoring someone, or if you yourself are one of these...

  • NIA meets with other federal agencies to address the problem of COPD
    November 18, 2013

    November is COPD Awareness Month and NIA staff and representatives of several other NIH ICs and agencies participated in a recent federal workshop on the disease. COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is the third leading cause of...

  • NIA seeks Senior Public Health Advisor
    November 14, 2013

    The National Institute on Aging (NIA) is currently recruiting for a Senior Public Health Advisor position. ABOUT THE NIA: The NIA conducts, fosters, and supports biomedical, social, and behavioral research and training pertaining to the...

  • Blog post - moving research forward: creativity amid constraints
    November 13, 2013

    The National Institute on Aging, like the rest of the NIH, faces a downturn in support for scientific research. In a new blog post, NIA Director Dr. Richard J. Hodes explains how the sequester and the government shutdown have changed...

  • Blog post - was fiscal year 2013 our unlucky number?
    October 30, 2013

    The National Institute on Aging just wrapped up fiscal year 2013. In this new blog post, Dr. Robin Barr, director of the NIA Division of Extramural Activities summarizes our funding strategy for 2013 and the outlook for 2014. "We...

  • Blog post - restarting research funding
    October 23, 2013

    The NIA, like the rest of the NIH, is working to get back to normal after the 16-day government shutdown. Chyren Hunter, Deputy Director of the NIA Division of Extramural Activities describes grants policy and guidance changes in a new...

  • Dr. Carl V. Hill becomes new Director, NIA Office of Special Populations
    October 21, 2013

    To lead efforts addressing health disparities in biomedical research and its workforce, the National Institute on Aging is pleased to welcome Carl V. Hill, Ph.D., M.P.H. Hill joins NIA as the new Director of the Office of Special...

  • Spotlight on Aging Research features budget update, Alzheimer's research, HIV in older adults
    September 30, 2013

    The September 2013 issue of Spotlight on Aging Research: News and Notes from the National Institute on Aging at NIH is now available! In the latest issue of this e-newsletter: Get funding news from NIA Director Dr. Richard Hodes, read...

  • NIH honors extraordinary efforts by NIA staff
    September 30, 2013

    NIH Director’s Awards were bestowed upon some 34 NIA staff, who received the honor from NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins for exhibiting superior performance or special efforts significantly beyond regular duty requirements but...

  • Summer Institute graduates another class; Institute renamed in tribute to Drs. Butler and Williams
    September 30, 2013

    On July 14-19, 2013, 31 early- and mid-career scientists gathered on the National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda, MD, for an intensive learning experience about the ins and outs of research on aging. Sponsored by the NIA Office of...

  • NIA Director’s welcome, funding update
    September 30, 2013

    Welcome to this issue of Spotlight on Aging Research – SOAR , our periodic update on NIA policies, programs, and events. This issue features a conversation with Dr. Neil Buckholtz, director of our Division of Neuroscience, along with...

  • Blog post - letting the media know about research
    September 25, 2013

    If you are publishing an article in a scientific journal, the NIA communications team may partner with you to raise awareness of your study findings. Vicky Cahan, Director of the NIA Office of Communications and Public Liaison, describes...

  • Online nutrition info for older adults now available
    September 5, 2013

    Healthy eating is important at any age. The National Institute on Aging’s recently redesigned online nutrition resource, What’s On Your Plate? Smart Food Choices for Healthy Aging, offers information and to help older adults...

  • Blog post - last chance to register for NIH Geroscience Summit
    September 4, 2013

    Will you join us in Bethesda, Maryland this coming October 30 and 31 to talk about aging research in a new way? The Trans-NIH Geroscience Interest Group (GSIG), with the support of the Alliance for Aging Research and the Gerontological...

  • Connections e-newsletter features Alzheimer’s and Down syndrome, more research news and highlights
    August 26, 2013

    The Summer 2013 issue of Connections, the e-newsletter from NIA’s Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center, is now available! In the latest issue: Read about Alzheimer’s and Down syndrome and how...

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