Research and Funding

Inside NIA Archives: Scientific Resources

Posted on July 16, 2014 by Marie A. Bernard, Deputy Director, National Institute on Aging.

I went to medical school at a time when women were just beginning to be seen in large numbers in medicine and science. My class at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine was a quarter... Read More
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Did you know that the National Institute on Aging has a national health education campaign? Launched in 2011, Go4Life® encourages older adults to reap health benefits by making physical activity... Read More
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Posted on June 18, 2014 by Winnie Rossi, Deputy Director, Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology.

Looking for genetic, health, and medical data to use in your research? Are you thinking of investigating genetic risks and influences on health conditions, particularly those related to aging but... Read More
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Posted on May 14, 2014 by Britt Ehrhardt, Technical Writer/Editor Office of Communications and Public Liaison.

The National Institutes of Health puts out a lot of information for researchers. Websites, email newsletters, help desks… we really want to help you find your way to the resources you need.... Read More
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Posted on April 30, 2014 by Nina Silverberg, Assistant Director, Alzheimer’s Disease Centers Program, Division of Neuroscience.

Do you struggle to recruit older participants into your research? Researchers tell us that recruiting older adults—especially from underrepresented groups—is challenging, while the need... Read More
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Posted on April 2, 2014 by Luigi Ferrucci, Director, NIA Intramural Research Program.

The Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging, or BLSA, is one of the world’s longest running studies of aging. Started in 1958, the BLSA enrolls healthy volunteers ages 20 years and older and... Read More
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Posted on February 12, 2014 by Richard Hodes, Director, National Institute on Aging.

Last month, the NIA got good news about our budget for fiscal year 2014: $130 million more than last year. We are grateful for this increase. It means that this year there will be more funding than... Read More
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Posted on January 15, 2014 by Nancy Nadon, Program Officer of the Biological Resources Program and Chief, Biological Resources Branch, Division of Aging Biology.

The NIA has invested heavily in resources to support the study of aging biology. In part, this is because the resources needed to conduct such research simply don’t exist elsewhere. Recently,... Read More
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Posted on August 28, 2013 by Laurie Ryan, Program Director, Alzheimer's Disease Clinical Trials, Division of Neuroscience.

Did you know that there’s a new way to search for funded research projects in Alzheimer’s disease? You can find out who is doing work in your area of interest in the US and other... Read More
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Posted on August 7, 2013 by Nancy Nadon, Program Officer of the Biological Resources Program and Chief, Biological Resources Branch, Division of Aging Biology.

Have you come across a compound or treatment in your own research that you think might promote healthy aging? Now is the time to propose it be tested! An NIA program is accepting proposals for... Read More
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