Research and Funding

Inside NIA Archives: November, 2014

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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Posted on October 22, 2014 by Marie A. Bernard, Deputy Director, National Institute on Aging.

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
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Posted on October 15, 2014 by Chyren Hunter, Deputy Director and Training Officer, Division of Extramural Activities.

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
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Posted on October 8, 2014 by Kimberly Firth, Scientific Review Officer, Scientific Review Branch, Division of Extramural Activities.

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
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Posted on October 1, 2014 by Marilyn Miller, Program Director, Division of Neuroscience.

Are you studying the genetics of late-onset Alzheimer’s disease? Did you know that the Alzheimer’s disease research community has a database that gives you access to a broad range of... Read More
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Posted on September 24, 2014 by Robin Barr, Director of the Division of Extramural Activities.

Fiscal year 2014 began with NIA staff—like many federal government workers—banned from our offices because the government was shut down. During the seemingly endless continuing funding... Read More
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Posted on September 17, 2014 by Jennifer Illuzzi, Postdoctoral Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) Fellow, Laboratory of Molecular Gerontology, Intramural Research Program.

Postdocs help power aging research. They receive NIA funding for training. They work with and for NIA grantees. In-house at NIA, they are a critical component of research conducted in NIA labs, which... Read More
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