Blog post – oh, what a year it was!
September 24, 2014
During the fiscal year 2014, NIA was affected by a number of events and challenges. As the fiscal year winds down, Dr. Robin Barr, director of the Division of Extramural Activities, looks back on the changes and surprises that occurred,...
Blog post - we appreciate postdocs
September 18, 2014
Every third week in September, the NIA celebrates National Postdoc Appreciation Week. This week’s blog post thanks postdocs for their vital contributions to aging research. The post, by Dr. Jennifer Illuzzi, a postdoc with NIA...
Learn about participating in Alzheimer’s research in new NIH booklet
September 10, 2014
Many people who have been affected by Alzheimer’s wonder how they can help combat this devastating disease. Volunteering to participate in research is one powerful way. Right now, at least 70,000 volunteers are needed for more than...
Blog post - to resubmit or not?
September 10, 2014
The NIH announced a change in grant application resubmission policy in April. With the policy change, investigators now have a real choice when it comes to revising a grant application that is not funded. A new NIA blog post may assist...
Blog post - A new generation of early career researchers in aging
August 27, 2014
Every summer, early career researchers from diverse backgrounds come from all over the U.S. to spend a week at the National Institute on Aging’s 2014 Butler-Williams Scholars Program. They explore the best of NIA’s science,...
Dr. Etienne Sibille September 4 at the GeroScience Interest Group (GSIG) summer seminar
August 15, 2014
Subject: Dr. Etienne Sibille September 4 at the GeroScience Interest Group (GSIG) summer seminar When: Thursday, September 4, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Where: Lipsett Amphitheater, Building 10, NIH Title: "Age-by-Disease...
Blog post - Funding opportunity for research on chronic inflammation
August 13, 2014
Chronic inflammation increases with aging, and it is linked to heart disease, diabetes, dementia, and cancer, as well as frailty and disability. The NIA is offering new funding for research on chronic inflammation. If you study...
Blog post - Alzheimer’s disease research & the U.S. NIH: what’s new?
July 30, 2014
International collaboration is vital to advancing Alzheimer’s disease research, from genetics to biomarkers to translational research. In a new blog post, Dr. Neil Buckholtz, Director of the Division of Neuroscience at NIA, speaks...
Blog post - new funding for health disparities research
July 23, 2014
New funding for health disparities research has just been announced by the National Institute on Aging. This funding will add health disparities projects and researchers to existing NIA grants. Grad students, postdocs, and junior faculty...
Blog post - women of color and career advancement
July 16, 2014
Women of color continue to face many challenges in science. Too often, they experience covert or overt racism and sexism in science classrooms and in research workplaces. In a new blog post, Marie Bernard, Deputy Director at the National...
Blog post - Go4Life, the NIA health education campaign
July 11, 2014
Research shows that older adults who are active have a lower risk of diabetes, hypertension, coronary heart disease, obesity, depression, and some cancers than their less fit peers. With leading experts on aging, exercise, and motivation...
Blog post - grant applicants and just-in-time information
June 26, 2014
Grant applicants sometimes receive emails from the NIH asking for additional information on their grant applications. These emails do not necessarily mean the grant will be funded. A new blog post by Dr. Robin Barr, Director of the NIA...
Blog post - genetics data available
June 18, 2014
A new scientific resource—genetics data on 78,000 participants—is now available to qualified researchers. Scientists studying diseases and conditions such as heart disease, cancer, osteoarthritis, diabetes, insomnia,...
Blog post - popular posts of year 1
June 13, 2014
Over the past year, more than 25 staff members from the National Institute on Aging have shared their insights on the Inside NIA blog for researchers. This is a great time to catch up on our most popular posts. Want to see a particular...
Looking for programming for seniors?
June 11, 2014
Check out the new Talking With Your Doctor Presentation Toolkit from the National Institute on Aging at NIH. It’s an easy-to-use speaker’s guide—no prior knowledge or special training on the topic required. What’s...