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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 disease and...

  • Blog post - non-coding RNAs
    December 15, 2014

    Dr. Yannis Grammatikakis is a postdoctoral fellow in the RNA Regulation Section of the National Institute on Aging Intramural Research Program. In a new post for the NIH i am intramural blog, he discusses non-coding ribonucleic acid, or RNA, and its...

  • 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 older...

  • NIH-commissioned report highlights disability among older population
    December 10, 2014

    Almost 16 million Americans aged 65 and older report having at least one disability, according to a new report by the U.S. Census Bureau (PDF, 1.5M), commissioned and funded by the NIA. This is the first Census report on disabilities among older...

  • 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 grants,...

  • Non-Academic Careers in Aging Research - Webinar, December 10
    November 20, 2014

    Have you ever wondered about career opportunities beyond academia? Do you want to know how to remain involved and influential in gerontology research and policy outside of university institutions? Join NIA and GSA for this upcoming webinar. The...

  • 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 Drug...

  • 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 Institute and for...

  • Renewed NIH centers focus on translation of aging research
    November 12, 2014

    Researchers receiving funding from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) will seek ways to improve cognition, decision making, mobility and independence of older people. The awards, announced today, renew funds for 11 Edward R. Roybal Centers for...

  • 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, present,...

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