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  • NAPA update
    September 30, 2013

    Advisory Council reviews progress at July meeting The Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Research, Care, and Services met in Washington, DC, on July 19, 2013. Dr. Ronald Petersen chaired the meeting, which included an update on the National...

  • NIA Director’s welcome, funding update
    September 30, 2013

    Welcome to this issue of Spotlight on Aging Research – SOAR , our periodic update on NIA policies, programs, and events. This issue features a conversation with Dr. Neil Buckholtz, director of our Division of Neuroscience, along with articles...

  • A conversation with… Dr. Neil Buckholtz
    September 30, 2013

    Dr. Neil Buckholtz is the director of the Division of Neuroscience at the NIA. The Division fosters and supports extramural and collaborative research and training to further the understanding of neural and behavioral processes associated with the...

  • Summer Institute graduates another class; Institute renamed in tribute to Drs. Butler and Williams
    September 30, 2013

    On July 14-19, 2013, 31 early- and mid-career scientists gathered on the National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda, MD, for an intensive learning experience about the ins and outs of research on aging. Sponsored by the NIA Office of Special...

  • NIH honors extraordinary efforts by NIA staff
    September 30, 2013

    NIH Director’s Awards were bestowed upon some 34 NIA staff, who received the honor from NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins for exhibiting superior performance or special efforts significantly beyond regular duty requirements but directly related...

  • NIH seeking strategies for multiple chronic conditions in older people
    September 30, 2013

    Clinicians treating older patients know that most have multiple chronic conditions, or MCCs, for which they receive multiple interventions. In fact, about 75 percent of people 65 and older have two or more chronic conditions—such as heart...

  • Recent NIA Grants
    September 30, 2013

    Take a look at the latest NIH postings of grants awarded to expand the study of aging. They cover such diverse areas as telomere replication and genome stability, awards to Pepper Older American Independence Centers, how synaptic dysfunction...

  • Gene variants found associated with human immune system, autoimmune disease
    September 26, 2013

    Numerous studies have reported that certain diseases are inherited. But genetics also plays a role in immune response, affecting our ability to stave off disease, according to a team of international researchers. The new findings, from the SardiNIA...

  • Blog post - letting the media know about research
    September 25, 2013

    If you are publishing an article in a scientific journal, the NIA communications team may partner with you to raise awareness of your study findings. Vicky Cahan, Director of the NIA Office of Communications and Public Liaison, describes the...

  • Online nutrition info for older adults now available
    September 5, 2013

    Healthy eating is important at any age. The National Institute on Aging’s recently redesigned online nutrition resource, What’s On Your Plate? Smart Food Choices for Healthy Aging, offers information and to help older adults make good...

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