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Where can I find information about NIA grants and funding opportunities for research?
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What research is conducted by the NIA?
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Will I really lose my R00 funding if I cannot get a faculty appointment before the end of my K99? What is the policy?
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What rodent resources are available for aging research?
What is the Office of Special Population’s approach to health disparities in aging research?
What is the NIA Butler- Williams Scholars Program and how do I apply?
What is the National Institute on Aging?
What is the limit for how many different publications I can order at one time?
What are the first signs of Alzheimer’s disease?
We received an error message that our K07 application was missing letters from referrers. Yet the FOA for the Senior Leadership award for which I am applying indicates that no reference letters are necessary.
Should I contact someone at NIA about a press release?
Robin Barr is listed as the program officer for my application. I know Robin Barr and he is Director of the Division of Extramural Activities at NIA. Who is my REAL program officer?
My family member has just been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. What should I do?
Is there an order limit for publications?
Is there a way to prevent Alzheimer's disease?
Is there a charge for shipping publications?
If the agent shortens the lifespan or has negative effects, what will happen to the data?
I'd like a job at the NIA. Are you hiring?
I submitted an R03/R21/F31 application requesting NIA assignment and NIA turned down the assignment of my application. Why does NIA not see my application as relevant to aging?
I received email notification that my Loan Repayment Program application was not funded. Can you provide a general summary of discussion and/or some strengths and weaknesses of my application to assist with resubmission this fall?
I looked in the Commons and my application has been assigned to Molecular Cellular and Developmental Neuroscience. I don’t recognize that panel. I specifically requested a review panel related to my grant.
I am in the first/second/third year of an internal CTSA funded KL2 grant. Can I apply for a full 5-year K award from the NIA? I have heard that different NIH Institutes have different rules about how much total K award support someone can have.
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For statements in support of Academic Career Awards, are we really restricted to 6 pages for statements by mentors or collaborators?
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Does NIA offer non-English publications?
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Can NIA help with my Medicare questions or problems?
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Can I get expedited delivery of my publications?
Are there any sources of financial help for people with Alzheimer’s or their caregivers?
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