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  • 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 persistent...

  • At the intersection of arts and aging
    May 29, 2013

    Singing. Dancing. Painting. Acting. Playing a musical instrument. Creative writing. Many people enjoy some kind of arts activity. Whether it’s singing in a church choir, attending the performance of a play, visiting an art museum, or tap...

  • NAPA update: National Alzheimer’s Plan activities underway
    May 29, 2013

    The National Alzheimer’s Project Act of 2011 (NAPA) set ambitious goals for research, care, and services for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. The primary research goal is aimed at finding a way “to prevent and...

  • 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 Tibbitts...

  • 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 focus on...

  • NIA launches new blog for research community
    May 15, 2013

    Get the inside scoop on National Institute on Aging grants and training opportunities, events, research priorities, and policy changes. Inside NIA: A Blog for Researchers launched May 15, 2013. It features weekly posts on topics of interest to...

  • NIH researchers find gene affects fertility in mice
    May 14, 2013

    Increasing activity of a single gene--FOXO3--increases fertility by 31 to 49 percent in female mice, report researchers at the National Institute on Aging, NIH. Variants of the FOXO3 gene have been previously associated with longevity in many animal...

  • 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’s...

  • Medicaid study links insurance to reduced depression and financial strain, but no increase in health
    May 10, 2013

    An analysis of 2 years of data from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment showed that Medicaid coverage reduced rates of depression and overall financial strain on participating individuals, but did not yield improvements in overall health status....

  • 2013 webinar series on Alzheimer’s disease and resources
    May 9, 2013

    The National Institute on Aging (NIA) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Administration for Community Living (ACL) are collaborating to host a webinar series with the goals of 1) improving coordination of federal resources available...

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