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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Disparities research network connects members with LinkedIn
    May 13, 2014

    Members can now join NIA’s Health Disparities Research Persons Network (HDPRN) group on LinkedIn. NIA’s Health Disparities Research Persons Network (HDRPN) has a new home with LinkedIn,...

  • 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...

  • Leadership changes in NIA’s Division of Neuroscience
    May 13, 2014

    Phelps, Ryan appointed to new roles NIA’s Division of Neuroscience recently announced the appointment of two long-serving staff members to new leadership positions. Dr. Creighton (Tony) Phelps recently...

  • Women of Color Research Network receives health information award
    May 13, 2014

    The Women of Color Research Network (WoCRn), an online community to help women succeed in research, with a special focus on enhancing diversity in biomedical science, has received the Health Improvement Institute’s Aesculapius Award...

  • JOB OPPORTUNITY at the National Institute on Aging, Division of Behavioral and Social Research
    May 5, 2014

    The National Institute on Aging (NIA) is recruiting a dynamic and experienced psychological or behavioral scientist with academic training and expertise related to behavioral medicine, mechanisms of behavior change, and the design and...

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