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  • NIA Names Summer Research Training Program after Butler, Williams
    July 19, 2013

    The National Institute on Aging (NIA) at NIH has named its prestigious Summer Institute on Aging Research after NIA’s first two directors—Dr. Robert N. Butler and Dr. T. Franklin Williams. The week-long training program for...

  • LINKS newsletter highlights minority research and training initiatives, new NIA blog for researchers
    July 10, 2013

    The Summer 2013 issue of LINKS: Minority Research & Training is now available online. This twice-yearly e-newsletter is part of NIA’s initiative to address health disparities and support scientists representing underserved...

  • Blog post - does my priority score mean I will get funded?
    July 10, 2013

    Maybe you are a graduate student, a postdoctoral fellow, or a new junior faculty member. You have carefully crafted a fellowship grant application or a career development grant application. Now, you sit on pins and needles hoping to hear...

  • Tip sheets for Alzheimer’s caregivers now available as e-books
    June 27, 2013

    Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease can be a tough job with many demands and challenges. To help, the Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center offers more than 25 tip sheets—many now available...

  • Blog post - career development awards & fellowships: paylines, priorities
    June 26, 2013

    The NIA views support for research career development and pre and postdoctoral fellowship training as a priority. The availability of funds to support career development (K) and fellowship training (F, T, and NRSA) awards is critical to...

  • Dr. Owen Wolkowitz July 11 at the GeroScience Interest Group (GSIG) summer seminar
    June 19, 2013

    Subject: Dr. Owen Wolkowitz July 11 at the GeroScience Interest Group (GSIG) summer seminar When: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Where: Lipsett Amphitheater, Building 10, NIH Title:...

  • Spotlight on Aging Research features budget update, global aging, arts
    June 13, 2013

    The June 2013 issue of Spotlight on Aging Research: News and Notes from the National Institute on Aging at NIH is now available! In the latest issue of this e-newsletter: Get funding news from NIA Director Dr. Richard Hodes, read...

  • NIA seeks director for Office of Special Populations
    June 3, 2013

    The National Institute on Aging (NIA) is pleased to announce an exciting new career opportunity within the Office of the Director. This position will serve as the Director for the Office of Special Populations. The NIA is responsible for...

  • Population Association honors Hodes
    May 29, 2013

    On April 12, the Population Association of America (PAA) announced that NIA Director Dr. Richard Hodes had been awarded the PAA Excellence in Public Service Award. Created in 2008, the award honors federal, state, and local policy makers...

  • Singleton, neurogenetics lab featured in NIH publication
    May 29, 2013

    Dr. Andrew Singleton, director of NIA’s Laboratory of Neurogenetics and branch chief of its Molecular Genetics Section, was recently featured in The Catalyst, the newsletter of the NIH Intramural Research Program. The article offers...

  • Recent NIA meetings, workshops
    May 29, 2013

    Second Meeting of Reversibility Network, Bethesda, MD – February 26-27, 2013 This meeting explored the applicability of two concepts from the developmental literature to considerations of midlife reversibility of early-established...

  • Bernard receives prestigious gerontology award
    May 29, 2013

    AGHE President Janet Frank with NIA Deputy Director Dr. Marie A. Bernard. Photocredit: Gerontological Society of America NIA Deputy Director Dr. Marie A. Bernard was named the 2013 winner of the Clark...

  • Go4Life Update
    May 29, 2013

    Go4Life® en español Go4Life, NIA’s national exercise and physical activity campaign encourages Americans 50 and older to fit exercise and physical activity into daily life. Go4Life offers exercises, motivational tips,...

  • Snyder retires from Division of Neuroscience
    May 20, 2013

    Dr. D. Stephen “Steve” Snyder, deputy director of NIA’s Division of Neuroscience, is retiring after 23 years at the NIH. Dr. Snyder played an instrumental role in building NIA’s extramural research program with a...

  • Funding policy for fiscal year 2013 now available
    May 10, 2013

    The National Institute on Aging issued its final fiscal year 2013 funding policy on May 8, 2013. The funding policy, or funding line policy, describes how NIA will fund grant awards this year. It provides technical details about NIA’...

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