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  • Blog post - was fiscal year 2013 our unlucky number?
    October 30, 2013

    The National Institute on Aging just wrapped up fiscal year 2013. In this new blog post, Dr. Robin Barr, director of the NIA Division of Extramural Activities summarizes our funding strategy for 2013 and the outlook for 2014. "We want to get...

  • NIH funding boosts new Alzheimer’s research on prevention, novel drug targets
    October 29, 2013

    Please note: A previous version of this release, issued on September 18, 2013, mentioned a pending grant. This updated release contains a description of that grant. Researchers will test promising drugs aimed at preventing Alzheimer’s and...

  • NIH hosts national research summit on link between aging processes, chronic disease
    October 23, 2013

    WHAT: “Advances in Geroscience: Impact on Healthspan and Chronic Disease” is a scientific summit bringing together 50 renowned investigators to examine how the basic biology of aging drives chronic disease. With aging known to be the...

  • Blog post - restarting research funding
    October 23, 2013

    The NIA, like the rest of the NIH, is working to get back to normal after the 16-day government shutdown. Chyren Hunter, Deputy Director of the NIA Division of Extramural Activities describes grants policy and guidance changes in a new blog post,...

  • Dr. Carl V. Hill becomes new Director, NIA Office of Special Populations
    October 21, 2013

    To lead efforts addressing health disparities in biomedical research and its workforce, the National Institute on Aging is pleased to welcome Carl V. Hill, Ph.D., M.P.H. Hill joins NIA as the new Director of the Office of Special Populations. In...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • NIA blog off to a good start
    September 30, 2013

    Launched in May 2013, Inside NIA: A Blog for Researchers is gaining subscribers and becoming a must-read NIA resource in just a few short months. With weekly posts on NIA funding policy and priorities, tips for grant-seekers, and program highlights...

  • 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...

  • Aging with HIV: Responding to an emerging challenge
    September 30, 2013

    The development of highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART) for HIV infection in the 1990s is one of modern medicine’s most dramatic success stories. Once effectively a death sentence, HIV infection can now be considered a serious, but...

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