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  • Blog post - we appreciate postdocs
    September 18, 2014

    Every third week in September, the NIA celebrates National Postdoc Appreciation Week. This week’s blog post thanks postdocs for their vital contributions to aging research. The post, by Dr. Jennifer Illuzzi, a postdoc with NIA’s...

  • Increased brain activity may compensate for amyloid pathology in older brains
    September 15, 2014

    Researchers have long wondered why some older people remain cognitively normal despite having abnormal levels of beta-amyloid in their brains, a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. While research has shown that older adults with Mild Cognitive...

  • Learn about participating in Alzheimer’s research in new NIH booklet
    September 10, 2014

    Many people who have been affected by Alzheimer’s wonder how they can help combat this devastating disease. Volunteering to participate in research is one powerful way. Right now, at least 70,000 volunteers are needed for more than 150 active...

  • Blog post - to resubmit or not?
    September 10, 2014

    The NIH announced a change in grant application resubmission policy in April. With the policy change, investigators now have a real choice when it comes to revising a grant application that is not funded. A new NIA blog post may assist these...

  • Blog post - A new generation of early career researchers in aging
    August 27, 2014

    Every summer, early career researchers from diverse backgrounds come from all over the U.S. to spend a week at the National Institute on Aging’s 2014 Butler-Williams Scholars Program. They explore the best of NIA’s science, learn about...

  • New NIH research awards to address multiple chronic conditions
    August 20, 2014

    Three new research awards—totaling up to $19.4 million over 5 years—will address the growing proportion of the U.S. population that has multiple chronic medical conditions. The grants are funded through the National Institutes of Health...

  • Dr. Etienne Sibille September 4 at the GeroScience Interest Group (GSIG) summer seminar
    August 15, 2014

    Subject: Dr. Etienne Sibille September 4 at the GeroScience Interest Group (GSIG) summer seminar When: Thursday, September 4, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Where: Lipsett Amphitheater, Building 10, NIH Title: "Age-by-Disease interactions in...

  • NIH-supported study shows promise for blood test for Alzheimer’s disease
    August 15, 2014

    Preliminary findings from a study by National Institute on Aging (NIA) scientists and colleagues showed that a blood test for Alzheimer’s-related proteins may accurately predict who might be at risk for the disease years before symptoms...

  • NIH-funded researchers link epigenome changes to Alzheimer’s disease
    August 15, 2014

    Two new NIH-supported studies have shown that a person’s epigenome—the chemical modifications, or marks, on our DNA that turn gene activity on and off—may influence Alzheimer’s disease-related changes in the brain.  The...

  • Blog post - Funding opportunity for research on chronic inflammation
    August 13, 2014

    Chronic inflammation increases with aging, and it is linked to heart disease, diabetes, dementia, and cancer, as well as frailty and disability. The NIA is offering new funding for research on chronic inflammation. If you study inflammation, please...

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