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  • Biomarkers can predict risk for Alzheimer’s several years before symptoms appear
    June 15, 2013

    Brain imaging and spinal-fluid testing can help predict which cognitively normal older people will develop Alzheimer’s disease as many as 7.5 years before symptoms appear, according to a new study supported in part by the NIA. The findings...

  • HHS releases 2013 Alzheimer’s disease plan update
    June 14, 2013

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today released the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease: 2013 Update, a follow-up to the initial plan released in May 2012. The update reflects our national progress towards accomplishing...

  • Spotlight on Aging Research features budget update, global aging, arts
    June 13, 2013

    The June 2013 issue of Spotlight on Aging Research: News and Notes from the National Institute on Aging at NIH is now available! In the latest issue of this e-newsletter: Get funding news from NIA Director Dr. Richard Hodes, read research...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • Recent NIA meetings, workshops
    May 29, 2013

    Second Meeting of Reversibility Network, Bethesda, MD – February 26-27, 2013 This meeting explored the applicability of two concepts from the developmental literature to considerations of midlife reversibility of early-established persistent...

  • At the intersection of arts and aging
    May 29, 2013

    Singing. Dancing. Painting. Acting. Playing a musical instrument. Creative writing. Many people enjoy some kind of arts activity. Whether it’s singing in a church choir, attending the performance of a play, visiting an art museum, or tap...

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