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  • "Connecting to Combat Alzheimer's" project wins HHSinnovates awards
    March 25, 2013

    The Administration for Community Living (ACL) and the National Institute on Aging (NIA) were thrilled to receive the coveted HHSinnovates Program’s People’s Choice Award for the Connecting to Combat Alzheimer’s initiative. 23,000...

  • Registration open for Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementias Workshop
    March 19, 2013

    Please join leading neuroscientists, physicians, and other experts to discuss research on Alzheimer’s disease-related dementias at the National Institutes of Health campus on May 1-2. The meeting will help set research priorities for these...

  • Join NIA to honor Dr. Robert Butler with May 8 memorial lecture
    March 15, 2013

    Dr. Robert Butler, former NIA Director Please join us as Dr. Ronald C. Petersen, a leading expert in the field of Alzheimer’s disease research, presents Neuroimaging and Biomarkers: How Early Can We Diagnose...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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