It may be winter, but our thoughts are already turning to summer.
We well know that poverty compounds the effects of ethnic and racial minority status to create a tapestry of disadvantage. Aging sharpens these differences and brings its own negative stereotypes, even to those who have previously enjoyed relative advantage.
Ready for a new year of tackling the many opportunities and challenges in research on aging related biology, diseases and wellness?
Years ago, when my oldest child was getting ready to leave for college, I was enjoying some family time with him and his two younger siblings, and wistfully said, “There are so many things I should have told you and so much good advice I would have given you, but now you’re leaving and I won’t ha
Anticipating an avalanche of applications: Alzheimer's and related dementias-focused supplements for non-Alzheimer's grants
We at NIA have again issued a Notice advertising a program through which NIH grantees can apply for administrative supplements to add Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (AD/ADRD) research components to grants that are not currently focused on AD.
NIA is the largest public funder of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (AD/ADRD) research in the U.S.
At NIA, we know that achieving and maintaining good health is about more than biology.
New and early-career researchers: Catalyze your career with the Butler-Williams Scholars Program in 2020!
Are you a late post-doc looking for a career in aging research? Or a junior faculty member looking to expand your career options?
Austin, TX, is the scene for the 2019 annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America on November 13–17.
In what now seems ancient times, NIA took drastic action on how we reviewed program projects (P01s). It is extraordinary to recall, but in those distant years through 2016, program projects began to collect perfect or near-perfect review scores with uncanny frequency.
Wonders from a developing world: a pediatric ventilator made from a shampoo bottle and plastic tubing.