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  • Blog post - Strategic Directions for Research on Aging
    November 17, 2014

    Like many other Institutes at NIH, 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 and communicate priorities for the Institute and for...

  • Renewed NIH centers focus on translation of aging research
    November 12, 2014

    Researchers receiving funding from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) will seek ways to improve cognition, decision making, mobility and independence of older people. The awards, announced today, renew funds for 11 Edward R. Roybal Centers for...

  • NIA news, grant funding highlighted in Spotlight on Aging Research
    November 7, 2014

    The November 2014 issue of NIA’s Spotlight on Aging Research e-newsletter is now available! In this issue: Get an update about the NIA research budget and coming events from NIA Director Dr. Richard Hodes. Read about past, present,...

  • NIA Director's welcome, Fall 2014 funding update
    November 6, 2014

    NIA Director Richard J. Hodes discusses NIA's budget and two NIA events. As we close out the old fiscal year, we can now say that FY 2014 started with a whimper and ended with a bang. At the beginning of...

  • NIA staff honored with NIH Director’s Awards
    November 6, 2014

    Nine NIA staff recently received NIH Director’s Awards from NIH Director Dr. Francis S. Collins. Individuals were recognized for their superior performance and endeavors demonstrating efforts that go beyond regular duty requirements, but are...

  • Go4Life exercise and physical activity campaign at three
    November 6, 2014

    NIA’s exercise and physical activity campaign for older adults marks its third anniversary with the updated, redesigned Go4Life website. Go4Life®, the exercise and physical activity campaign...

  • A Conversation with…Evan Hadley
    November 6, 2014

    Dr. Evan Hadley, Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology director, reflects on changes in aging research since he joined NIA more than 35 years ago. NIA’s Division of Geriatrics and Clinical...

  • Sauma to lead NIA Planning Office
    November 6, 2014

    Dr. Samir Sauma was named director of NIA’s Office of Planning, Analysis, and Evaluation (OPAE) following the retirement of Kathie Reed in July 2014. He previously served as deputy director of the office. As deputy director, Dr. Sauma was...

  • Largest group ever attends Butler-Williams Scholars Program
    November 6, 2014

    This year’s Butler-Williams Scholars Program brought together 50 early- and mid-career researchers representing a wide range of scientific disciplines. They participated in a weeklong series of lectures, small group sessions, and one-on-one...

  • NIA enhances health disparities research with administrative supplements
    November 6, 2014

    Investigators interested in research on health disparities have a new mechanism to support their work: administrative supplements to existing NIA awards. These add-ons provide funds to start or expand health disparities-related aspects of the...