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  • Apply by March 22 for the 2013 Summer Institute on Aging Research
    March 11, 2013

    Applications are now closed to participate in the National Institute on Aging (NIA) 2013 Summer Institute on Aging Research. This 6-day workshop for investigators new to the field is focused on current issues, research methodologies, and funding...

  • Analysis finds gene variants associated with Alzheimer’s amyloid deposition
    March 5, 2013

    NIA-supported researchers combined images of the brains of older people with Alzheimer’s or at risk for the disease with their genetic data to find a previously unknown link between the gene for butyrlcholinesterase (BCHE) and beta-amyloid...

  • Vote by March 8 to raise awareness of Alzheimer's collaboration!
    February 26, 2013

    “Connecting to Combat Alzheimer’s,” a collaborative effort of NIA and the Administration on Community Living (ACL), is competing to win the People’s Choice Award of HHSinnovates, which recognizes creative thinking at HHS...

  • Go4Life® exercise campaign celebrates successful first year
    January 31, 2013

    Go4Life, NIA’s national exercise and physical activity campaign for older adults had a very productive first year. Launched in October, 2011, the campaign encourages Americans 50+ to fit exercise and physical activity into daily life. Go4Life...

  • Increasing enrollment in Alzheimer’s disease, other clinical trials
    January 31, 2013

    The goals of the new National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease include increasing recruitment into clinical trials for Alzheimer’s and other dementias. As a first step, NIA is seeking information on Increasing Enrollment in Alzheimer...

  • Recent NIA meetings, workshops
    January 31, 2013

    Workshop on Research Gaps and Opportunities for Exploring the Relationship of the Arts to Health and Well-Being in Older Adults, Washington, DC – September 14, 2012 The National Endowment for the Arts, the NIH, and the National Academy of...

  • Ferrucci presents Freeman Lecture at GSA
    January 31, 2013

    “Of Uncertainty and Hope, a Lesson from My Patients” was the title of the Joseph T. Freeman Lecture delivered by Dr. Luigi Ferrucci at the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) meeting in November 2012. The annual Freeman lecture in...

  • National effort against Alzheimer’s ramps up
    January 31, 2013

    The National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA) legislation passed in 2011 is galvanizing U.S. efforts to combat Alzheimer’s and related dementias and to support patients and their caregivers. Under NAPA, all federal agencies involved with...

  • Suzman named AAAS Fellow
    January 31, 2013

    Dr. Richard Suzman, director of NIA’s Division of Behavioral and Social Research, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. Dr. Suzman joins...

  • Health disparities and aging—Winter 2013 Links: Minority Research & Training now online
    January 25, 2013

    The Winter 2013 issue of LINKS: Minority Research and Training is now available! This issue has some exciting new features. Get to know six participants from the 2012 NIA Summer Institute on Aging Research through videos in the article, Reflections...

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