Research and Funding

Inside NIA Archives: 03/2017

Posted on March 22, 2017 by Robin Barr, Director of the Division of Extramural Activities.

A recurring question from readers after I post a new funding line blog post is: Does that line apply to my application? It usually does, bringing good news to those blessed with applications within... Read More
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Posted on March 15, 2017 by Richard Hodes, Director, National Institute on Aging.

In mid-January, I attended the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. This unique event—popularly referred to simply as Davos—connects international leaders in the... Read More
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Posted on March 8, 2017 by Samir Sauma, Director of the Office of Planning, Analysis, and Evaluation.

Research on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (AD/ADRD) is an important component of the NIA’s mission. In recent years, Congress has provided a significant amount of additional... Read More
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Posted on March 1, 2017 by Carl V. Hill, Director, Office of Special Populations.

Are you a post-doc looking for training in aging research? Are you an established researcher who’s new to the area of aging research? Are you junior faculty interested in expanding your career... Read More
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Posted on February 22, 2017 by John Haaga, Deputy Director, Division of Behavioral and Social Research.

Though research on age differences has its place, almost by definition, research on aging involves tracking people over time periods long enough to observe long-term changes in their lives and health... Read More
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Posted on February 15, 2017 by Lis Nielsen, Chief, Individual Behavioral Processes Branch, Division of Behavioral and Social Research.

Flip a coin? Roll the dice? Consult an expert? How do you decide? What happens as we age that may either compromise or strengthen our decision-making capacities? To appreciate how aging affects our... Read More
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Posted on February 8, 2017 by Robin Barr, Director of the Division of Extramural Activities.

The entire U.S. government, including NIA, is currently operating under an extension of a continuing resolution (CR) that will end on April 28…unless it is extended again, that is. A... Read More
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Posted on February 1, 2017 by Lorenzo Refolo, Program Director, Division of Neuroscience.

Alzheimer’s drug discovery and development is not for the fainthearted. It’s extremely expensive and time-consuming, and the possibility of disappointment looms at every phase of... Read More
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Posted on January 25, 2017 by Marie A. Bernard, Deputy Director, National Institute on Aging.

Researchers often complain to us that new funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) scoot past them, lost in the blizzard of information that arrives daily. Unless you obsessively monitor the NIH... Read More
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Posted on January 18, 2017 by Robin Barr, Director of the Division of Extramural Activities.

Small smiles of satisfaction spread around the staff in my office last week. The NIH Guide published the last of our long-running saga of funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) on Alzheimer’s... Read More
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