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  • Blog post - no coffee for you!
    June 7, 2013

    A new blog post describes what it's like to be a scientific peer reviewer for the National Institute on Aging. Every year, thousands of researchers contribute their time and expertise to the review of applications for NIH grants. Serving as a...

  • Recent NIA Grants
    June 3, 2013

    Take a look at the latest grants awarded to expand the study of aging. They cover such diverse areas as formulation of a new treatment for wound healing in older people, mechanisms of aging in C. elegans, renewal of the Alzheimer’s Disease...

  • NIH to host October 2013 geroscience summit
    June 3, 2013

    On October 30–31, the NIH, with support from the Alliance for Aging Research and the Gerontological Society of America, will host “Advances in Geroscience: Impacts on Healthspan and Chronic Disease.” The scientific conference,...

  • NIA Director’s welcome, funding update
    June 3, 2013

    Welcome to another issue of Spotlight on Aging Research – SOAR. Since the last issue in February, a lot has been happening at the NIA and the NIH. I invite you to read SOAR for the latest policies, programs, and events. Specifically, let me...

  • NIA seeks director for Office of Special Populations
    June 3, 2013

    The National Institute on Aging (NIA) is pleased to announce an exciting new career opportunity within the Office of the Director. This position will serve as the Director for the Office of Special Populations. The NIA is responsible for conducting...

  • Singleton, neurogenetics lab featured in NIH publication
    May 29, 2013

    Dr. Andrew Singleton, director of NIA’s Laboratory of Neurogenetics and branch chief of its Molecular Genetics Section, was recently featured in The Catalyst, the newsletter of the NIH Intramural Research Program. The article offers a...

  • Population Association honors Hodes
    May 29, 2013

    On April 12, the Population Association of America (PAA) announced that NIA Director Dr. Richard Hodes had been awarded the PAA Excellence in Public Service Award. Created in 2008, the award honors federal, state, and local policy makers and staff...

  • Go4Life Update
    May 29, 2013

    Go4Life® en español Go4Life, NIA’s national exercise and physical activity campaign encourages Americans 50 and older to fit exercise and physical activity into daily life. Go4Life offers exercises, motivational tips, safety...

  • NIA supports studies of health needs of LGBT community
    May 29, 2013

    As the American population ages, the number of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals ages 65 and older is also increasing. However, we know surprisingly little about unique health issues and needs that may pertain to this group...

  • A conversation with…Dr. Richard Suzman
    May 29, 2013

    Dr. Richard Suzman is director of the NIA’s Division of Behavioral and Social Research (DBSR), one of the largest funders of social science research in the country. He joined the NIA staff in 1983 and served previously as chief of Demography...

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