Research and Funding

Inside NIA Archives: January, 2015

Posted on January 21, 2015 by Robin Barr, Director of the Division of Extramural Activities.

Check out the Advisory Council of the National Institute on Aging’s first meeting of 2015. You can watch it online, January 28, from 8:00 AM to about 1:15 PM EST.  What do I need to know... Read More
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Posted on January 14, 2015 by John Haaga, Deputy Director, Division of Behavioral and Social Research.

NIA funding announcements come with an expiration date. Program Announcements, for example, usually expire after three years. Lately, I’ve gotten some questions about what it means when a... Read More
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Posted on January 7, 2015 by Carl V. Hill, Director, Office of Special Populations.

We are celebrating some diversity landmarks at the National Institutes of Health! Late last year, more than $31 million was awarded to academic institutions to develop and test strategies that... Read More
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Posted on December 17, 2014 by Creighton Phelps, Deputy Director, Division of Neuroscience.

Identifying the genes involved in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias is of course no easy task. From among the thousands of gene candidates in the human genome, we need to determine... Read More
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Posted on December 10, 2014 by Marcel Salive, Program Officer, Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology.

The NIA has long been interested in understanding the role of aging on the development and progression of specific chronic diseases. More recently, we’ve begun to try to understand why two or... Read More
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Posted on December 3, 2014 by Robin Barr, Director of the Division of Extramural Activities.

We announced interim paylines on our funding policy site the other day. When you read that we are funding to the 5th percentile for research grants, and to a score of 14 on career awards and only... Read More
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Posted on November 19, 2014 by NIA Blog Team, Division of Extramural Activities.

Every week, the NIA blog brings you important information on funding, grants, scientific resources, and other topics of interest to researchers. Have a question you’d like us to cover? Let us... Read More
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Posted on November 12, 2014 by Richard Hodes, Director, National Institute on Aging.

Like many other Institutes at NIH, the NIA assesses and updates its research directions every few years. This exercise is an important one, resulting in a Strategic Directions document that helps set... Read More
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Posted on November 5, 2014 by Vicky Cahan, Director, Office of Communications and Public Liaison.

You’re preparing a poster to present at a scientific symposium. You have an interview with a reporter about a recent publication. You’re at a family reunion and your aunt asks what you... Read More
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Posted on October 29, 2014 by Neil Buckholtz, Director, Division of Neuroscience.

Determining the best way forward in Alzheimer’s disease research is as challenging and complicated as the disorder itself. My dedicated staff in the Division of Neuroscience oversees and... Read More
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