Inside NIA Archives: April, 2015
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
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
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
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
NIH announced a change in resubmission policy in April. Following the policy change, lots of attention focused on the application count. The research community worried that NIH would see a giant... Read More