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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Blog post - last chance to register for NIH Geroscience Summit
    September 4, 2013

    Will you join us in Bethesda, Maryland this coming October 30 and 31 to talk about aging research in a new way? The Trans-NIH Geroscience Interest Group (GSIG), with the support of the Alliance for Aging Research and the Gerontological Society of...

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