Research and Funding

Inside NIA Archives: 02/2017

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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Posted on January 11, 2017 by Tamara Harris, Chief, Interdisciplinary Studies of Aging Section.

We are excited to let you know that NIA has a resource for investigators seeking to analyze biomedical data. The Health, Aging and Body Composition (Health ABC) Study began in 1997 and collected data... Read More
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Posted on December 21, 2016 by Robin Barr, Director of the Division of Extramural Activities.

The mighty push for research on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) continues at NIA. While an earlier blog highlighted the research initiatives we have published, this chapter... Read More
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Posted on December 14, 2016 by Felipe Sierra, Director, Division of Aging Biology.

As most of you probably know, there has been a big influx of funds for Alzheimer’s disease research, with perhaps more to come. We recently issued several new Funding Opportunity Announcements... Read More
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Posted on December 7, 2016 by Suzana Petanceska, Program Director, Division of Neuroscience.

On October 11, 2016, the first manuscript describing a treasure trove of genomic data contributed by members of the Accelerating Medicines Partnership for Alzheimer’s Disease (AMP-AD) Target... Read More
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