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  • Apply by March 22 for the 2013 Summer Institute on Aging Research
    March 11, 2013

    Applications are now closed to participate in the National Institute on Aging (NIA) 2013 Summer Institute on Aging Research. This 6-day workshop for investigators new to the field is focused on current issues, research methodologies, and...

  • Vote by March 8 to raise awareness of Alzheimer's collaboration!
    February 26, 2013

    “Connecting to Combat Alzheimer’s,” a collaborative effort of NIA and the Administration on Community Living (ACL), is competing to win the People’s Choice Award of HHSinnovates, which recognizes creative thinking...

  • Ferrucci presents Freeman Lecture at GSA
    January 31, 2013

    “Of Uncertainty and Hope, a Lesson from My Patients” was the title of the Joseph T. Freeman Lecture delivered by Dr. Luigi Ferrucci at the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) meeting in November 2012. The annual Freeman...

  • Recent NIA meetings, workshops
    January 31, 2013

    Workshop on Research Gaps and Opportunities for Exploring the Relationship of the Arts to Health and Well-Being in Older Adults, Washington, DC – September 14, 2012 The National Endowment for the Arts, the NIH, and the National...

  • Go4Life® exercise campaign celebrates successful first year
    January 31, 2013

    Go4Life, NIA’s national exercise and physical activity campaign for older adults had a very productive first year. Launched in October, 2011, the campaign encourages Americans 50+ to fit exercise and physical activity into daily life...

  • Suzman named AAAS Fellow
    January 31, 2013

    Dr. Richard Suzman, director of NIA’s Division of Behavioral and Social Research, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. Dr....

  • Health disparities and aging—Winter 2013 Links: Minority Research & Training now online
    January 25, 2013

    The Winter 2013 issue of LINKS: Minority Research and Training is now available! This issue has some exciting new features. Get to know six participants from the 2012 NIA Summer Institute on Aging Research through videos in the article,...

  • Reubin Andres, early leader in aging research, dies
    January 24, 2013

    Dr. Reubin Andres, an early leader in the field of aging research and the first clinical director of NIA, died on September 23, 2012. “I was saddened to hear the news of Dr. Andres’s passing. His legacy will most certainly be...

  • NIH-supported researchers illuminate aging cells in mouse model
    January 17, 2013

    A team of researchers, led by scientists at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, with support from the National Institute on Aging at the NIH, has developed an innovative approach to study aging cells in living mice. The approach...

  • Latest NIH Alzheimer’s research progress report available
    January 14, 2013

    A new online report from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) highlights recent progress in NIH-supported Alzheimer’s disease research. Prepared annually by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) at NIH, the latest report -- 2011-...

  • Dr. Neil Buckholtz named head of Division of Neuroscience
    October 2, 2012

    The National Institute on Aging is pleased to announce that Neil Buckholtz, Ph.D., has been appointed as the new Director of the Division of Neuroscience (DN). Dr. Buckholtz comes to this position after 19 years of distinguished leadership...

  • CDC recommends that all baby boomers get hepatitis C test
    August 28, 2012

    The CDC has issued new guidelines for hepatitis C testing, focusing on people born during 1945–1965, a population with a disproportionately high prevalence of HCV infection and related disease. CDC is now recommending all baby...

  • New online tip sheets for Alzheimer’s caregivers
    August 7, 2012

    Every day can bring a new change or challenge for caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease. Now, practical information and advice is at hand with a new series of online tip sheets from the Alzheimer’s Disease Education and...

  • New, improved Alzheimer's clinical trials finder launched
    August 7, 2012

    An updated service from the Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) is making it easier than ever for people to find clinical research studies that are testing new ways to detect, treat, delay and prevent Alzheimer’s...

  • NIA Grants Technical Assistance Workshop application deadline extended to August 10
    July 31, 2012

    The deadline for applications has been extended until August 10th for Taking the Next Step: Grants Technical Assistance Workshop. The workshop is an interactive forum for pre- and post-doctoral students and recent recipients of Ph.D., M.D...

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