Inside NIA Archives: March, 2015
Following every meeting of the National Advisory Council on Aging, we set about the task of funding investigators who will contribute to our understanding of aging in health and disease.
A look at... Read More
The deadline is fast approaching for the 2015 Butler-Williams Scholars Program, NIA’s premier aging research training program. Apply by March 27, 2015, and encourage your contacts and friends... Read More
Geroscience—a field that looks at the relationship between aging and disease—has gained lots of traction within the scientific community. I think this is a good thing. Anybody who heard... Read More
There are a handful of run-of-the-mill ‘R’ grants offered by the NIH that are familiar to most investigators: everyone knows the R01. Ever heard of the R34? Not one of those that most... Read More
Last year (fiscal year 2014), we received $100 million of additional appropriated funds largely to support research on Alzheimer’s disease. We allocated those funds using mechanisms including... Read More
This is an extremely difficult time in aging research, among the most challenging since I came to the NIA in 1993. Last week, we announced a funding line policy with the lowest payline in our history... Read More
I wrote in December that 2015 is going to be a tough year for us, and so it is turning out to be. To recap that post, we are seeing increasing numbers of applications following the change in... Read More
Do you know a high school, college, graduate or medical/dental student interested in biomedical research? Perhaps s/he is looking for an internship to help inform her/his career path. How about... Read More
As an NIA program officer for 11 years and counting I have the rare privilege of monitoring many study section meetings devoted almost exclusively to R03, R21, and R01 applications. (Don’t know... Read More
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