The National Institute on Aging, like the rest of the NIH, faces a downturn in support for scientific research. In a new blog post, NIA Director Dr. Richard J. Hodes explains how the sequester and the government shutdown have changed operations, "We have been scrambling to reschedule review meetings and to keep scientists and critical research activities from experiencing gaps in funding that could shut-down labs, layoff lab staff, and end productive projects." Dr. Hodes describes the creativity and dedication of NIH staff, the research community, and aging and research organizations in the face of these challenges.
Read the full blog post: Moving research forward: creativity amid constraints .
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