Inside NIA Archives: December, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
If life begins after 40, then NIA is poised to celebrate our move into middle age!
In a special session at this year’s Gerontological Society of America (GSA) meeting in Washington, D.C., NIA... Read More
It’s that time of year again!
The application period for the NIH Loan Repayment Program is open, as it is every fall, and NIA is one of a number of institutes joining with NIH to increase... Read More
Have you ever seen that old-time vaudeville act where the guy spins plates on tall poles? Well, that’s a little of the way it feels to be a new Scientific Review Officer, or SRO, at the NIH.... Read More