Research and Funding

Blog post - support for researchers from diverse backgrounds

November 20, 2013

Cartoon of four people in conversation.NIA Deputy Director Dr. Marie A. Bernard has a new blog post about mentoring networks, funding opportunities, and support for researchers from diverse backgrounds. If you’re mentoring someone, or if you yourself are one of these junior investigators, you may be especially interested in her new post. "Already underrepresented groups—from a variety of racial and ethnic backgrounds, to individuals with disabilities, and women—often enter the science training pipeline in smaller numbers and drop out at higher rates," she explains. "The NIH and the NIA are working very hard on this issue."

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