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Dr. Marie Bernard
Deputy Director,
Office of the Director (OD)

Advancing Alzheimer’s and related dementias research: FY 2022 NIH bypass budget and progress report

The annual NIH Professional Judgment Budget for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias is out! Read it to learn more about how NIH investments have led to new science advances, then apply for funding opportunities to help us meet our goals for future research progress.
Dr. Richard Hodes
Richard J. HODES,
Office of the Director (OD)

AAIC goes virtual this year: Watch for NIA online!

The 2020 annual Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) is free and online this year and runs July 27-31. There's still time to register and join NIA staff and researchers, clinicians, and advocates from around the world to share discoveries and new strategies to advance research on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
Eliezer Masliah
Eliezer MASLIAH,
Division of Neuroscience (DN)

Data harmonization and sharing are essential for COVID-19 research

Doing research to fight the COVID-19 pandemic but frustrated by the flood of data available? NIH has tools and funding opportunities to harmonize and share data resources to help investigators effectively counter the virus’ economic, social, and health impact.
Lis Nielsen
Division Director,
Division of Behavioral and Social Research (DBSR)
Dr. Ken Santora
Kenneth SANTORA,
Director, DEA, NIA,
Division of Extramural Activities (DEA)

New chance to advance inclusion of all ages in research

In 2017, the NIH held its first Inclusion Across the Lifespan workshop to examine the importance of including various populations in clinical studies, particularly children and older adults. We are pleased to announce a follow-up virtual workshop, Inclusion Across the Lifespan-II (IAL-II), coming up Sept. 2, 2020.
Jaron Lockett
Health Science Policy Analyst ,
Office of Planning, Analysis, and Evaluation (OPAE)