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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Reubin Andres, early leader in aging research, dies
    January 24, 2013

    Dr. Reubin Andres, an early leader in the field of aging research and the first clinical director of NIA, died on September 23, 2012. “I was saddened to hear the news of Dr. Andres’s passing. His legacy will most certainly be his...

  • NIH-supported researchers illuminate aging cells in mouse model
    January 17, 2013

    A team of researchers, led by scientists at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, with support from the National Institute on Aging at the NIH, has developed an innovative approach to study aging cells in living mice. The approach is...

  • Latest NIH Alzheimer’s research progress report available
    January 14, 2013

    A new online report from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) highlights recent progress in NIH-supported Alzheimer’s disease research. Prepared annually by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) at NIH, the latest report -- 2011-2012...

  • NIH-supported Alzheimer’s studies to focus on innovative treatments
    January 14, 2013

    With new research funding from the National Institutes of Health, the nation’s premier Alzheimer’s disease study network will undertake four major studies aimed at finding new treatments for the disease. The award supports the latest...

  • NIA researchers find protein PGC-1alpha may play important role in brain health
    December 12, 2012

    The human brain is made up of tens of billions of neurons, brain cells that act as information messengers, transmitting and receiving chemical and electrical signals. These messages are received by branch-like cell structures called dendrites after...

  • Study identifies basis for sense of trust in older people
    December 7, 2012

    Two new studies by NIA-funded researchers at UCLA have shown that older people are less adept than younger people at discerning visual clues of dishonesty in others. This may help to explain why many older people are more susceptible to financial...

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