The Leader in Aging Research
NIA, one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of NIH, leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life. NIA is the primary Federal agency supporting and conducting Alzheimer's disease and related dementias research. Read our brochure for an overview about NIA (PDF, 12M).
Learn more about NIA's mission and strategic directions for aging research.
Watch this video to learn more about NIA’s mission, history, and research progress on healthy aging.
Find contact information for NIA staff.
Information on the NIA budget and Congressional testimony.
NACA meets three times a year.
Learn about NIA's role in leading the Alzheimer's and related dementias research effort for the National Plan.
Job and training opportunities to help advance aging research
Find addresses for NIA facilities in Bethesda and Baltimore, Maryland.
How can someone donate to NIA?