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Arlene Jackson
Intramural Recruitment Specialist,
Office of the Scientific Director (OSD)

Retirement: A chance to share gratitude, advice, regrets from my time at NIA

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

John Haaga
Director, Division of Behavioral and Social Research,
Division of Behavioral and Social Research (DBSR)

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.

Kimberly Kramer
Kimberly KRAMER,
Health Specialist,
Division of Extramural Activities (DEA)

The path to program projects has been cleared—take a look!

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.

Dr. Robin Barr
Robin BARR,
Director, DEA,
Division of Extramural Activities (DEA)