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  • Blog post - no coffee for you!
    June 7, 2013

    A new blog post describes what it's like to be a scientific peer reviewer for the National Institute on Aging. Every year, thousands of researchers contribute their time and expertise to the review of applications for NIH grants....

  • NIH to host October 2013 geroscience summit
    June 3, 2013

    On October 30–31, the NIH, with support from the Alliance for Aging Research and the Gerontological Society of America, will host “Advances in Geroscience: Impacts on Healthspan and Chronic Disease.” The scientific...

  • Recent NIA Grants
    June 3, 2013

    Take a look at the latest grants awarded to expand the study of aging. They cover such diverse areas as formulation of a new treatment for wound healing in older people, mechanisms of aging in C. elegans, renewal of the Alzheimer’s...

  • NAPA update: National Alzheimer’s Plan activities underway
    May 29, 2013

    The National Alzheimer’s Project Act of 2011 (NAPA) set ambitious goals for research, care, and services for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. The primary research goal is aimed at finding a way “to prevent...

  • A conversation with…Dr. Richard Suzman
    May 29, 2013

    Dr. Richard Suzman is director of the NIA’s Division of Behavioral and Social Research (DBSR), one of the largest funders of social science research in the country. He joined the NIA staff in 1983 and served previously as chief of...

  • Memorial Butler lecture features studies in early Alzheimer’s diagnosis
    May 29, 2013

    Family, friends, colleagues, and the NIH scientific community celebrated the life of the NIA’s founding director May 8 at the Dr. Robert N. Butler Memorial Lecture. The lecture, part of the prestigious NIH Director’s Wednesday...

  • NIA supports studies of health needs of LGBT community
    May 29, 2013

    As the American population ages, the number of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals ages 65 and older is also increasing. However, we know surprisingly little about unique health issues and needs that may pertain to...

  • At the intersection of arts and aging
    May 29, 2013

    Singing. Dancing. Painting. Acting. Playing a musical instrument. Creative writing. Many people enjoy some kind of arts activity. Whether it’s singing in a church choir, attending the performance of a play, visiting an art museum, or...

  • NIA launches new blog for research community
    May 15, 2013

    Get the inside scoop on National Institute on Aging grants and training opportunities, events, research priorities, and policy changes. Inside NIA: A Blog for Researchers launched May 15, 2013. It features weekly posts on topics of...

  • NIH researchers find gene affects fertility in mice
    May 14, 2013

    Increasing activity of a single gene--FOXO3--increases fertility by 31 to 49 percent in female mice, report researchers at the National Institute on Aging, NIH. Variants of the FOXO3 gene have been previously associated with longevity in...

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