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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • Sauma to lead NIA Planning Office
    November 6, 2014

    Dr. Samir Sauma was named director of NIA’s Office of Planning, Analysis, and Evaluation (OPAE) following the retirement of Kathie Reed in July 2014. He previously served as deputy director of the office. As deputy director, Dr....

  • NIA enhances health disparities research with administrative supplements
    November 6, 2014

    Investigators interested in research on health disparities have a new mechanism to support their work: administrative supplements to existing NIA awards. These add-ons provide funds to start or expand health disparities-related aspects of...

  • NIA staff honored with NIH Director’s Awards
    November 6, 2014

    Nine NIA staff recently received NIH Director’s Awards from NIH Director Dr. Francis S. Collins. Individuals were recognized for their superior performance and endeavors demonstrating efforts that go beyond regular duty requirements...

  • NIA Director's welcome, Fall 2014 funding update
    November 6, 2014

    NIA Director Richard J. Hodes discusses NIA's budget and two NIA events. As we close out the old fiscal year, we can now say that FY 2014 started with a whimper and ended with a bang. At the...

  • Blog post - explaining your science—tips for clear communication
    November 5, 2014

    Researchers writing grants or giving presentations strive to speak and write clearly about their science. However, many researchers struggle to find those simple words. “Plain language” is a common term for communication that...

  • Alzheimer’s research news featured in fall 2014 Connections
    November 4, 2014

    The Fall 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 brain donation by African Americans and how...

  • Blog post - a meeting of the minds at the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Summit 2015
    November 3, 2014

    What steps do we take next to accelerate the discovery and development of effective treatments for people at all stages of Alzheimer’s disease? That is the focus of the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Summit 2015: Path to...

  • Recent NIA Grants (as of 10/2014)
    October 27, 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...

  • 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...

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