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  • 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, but are...

  • Go4Life exercise and physical activity campaign at three
    November 6, 2014

    NIA’s exercise and physical activity campaign for older adults marks its third anniversary with the updated, redesigned Go4Life website. Go4Life®, the exercise and physical activity campaign...

  • 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 your...

  • 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 researchers...

  • 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 Treatment and...

  • National Alzheimer’s council hears challenges of dementia caregivers
    October 30, 2014

    Stephene and Dennis Moore discuss their caregiving experience before the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services. Stephene Moore knows well the highs and lows of Alzheimer’s...

  • 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 safety for...

  • NIH announces grants for frontotemporal degeneration research
    October 27, 2014

    The National Institutes of Health will award three large, five-year projects on a specific form of dementia, known as frontotemporal because of the areas of the brain that are affected. The projects, funded by the NIH's National Institute of...

  • 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 invited to...

  • Groundbreaking Alzheimer’s model in petri dish points to amyloid as disease trigger
    October 16, 2014

    NIA-supported researchers recently developed an innovative method to culture human brain cells in the laboratory and then modeled, for the first time, the cascade of cellular changes involved in the onset and progression of Alzheimer’s disease...

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