Research and Funding

Inside NIA Archives: 07/2016

Posted on July 27, 2016 by Robin Barr, Director of the Division of Extramural Activities.

We have bumped the NIA general allocation up by one point all around. For most research grants—at least the ones under $500k a year—that pay line is now the 10th percentile. We are paying... Read More
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Posted on July 13, 2016 by Creighton Phelps, Deputy Director, Division of Neuroscience.

NIA staff are gearing up for the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2016. The annual gathering of dementia researchers, clinicians, and health care providers is in Toronto... Read More
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Posted on June 29, 2016 by John Haaga, Deputy Director, Division of Behavioral and Social Research.

On June 7, NIA Director Dr. Richard Hodes announced that Dr. John Haaga had been appointed director of the Division of Behavioral and Social Research. Dr. Haaga was the acting director for the... Read More
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Posted on June 15, 2016 by Carl V. Hill, Director, Office of Special Populations.

If you are interested in health disparities and aging research, the NIA is ready, willing and able to help be a resource for you and the field. In recent months, we have undertaken several activities... Read More
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Posted on June 1, 2016 by Nancy Nadon, Program Officer of the Biological Resources Program and Chief, Biological Resources Branch, Division of Aging Biology.

NIA’s Interventions Testing Program (ITP) wants you! We want to expand the involvement of the research community in this unique program that tests compounds for potential drug development. The... Read More
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Posted on May 25, 2016 by Robin Barr, Director of the Division of Extramural Activities.

We are now paying career award applications to a score of 15. I know this will bring cold comfort to too many of you. And, the shock of learning that we are paying those career award applications... Read More
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Posted on May 18, 2016 by Toccara Chamberlain, Program Analyst in the Office of Legislation, Policy, and International Activities.

You have a burning idea about aging. Now you need the funding for it. What do you do? Or, you once sent an application through the inscrutable machinery of grants.gov. You even retrieved reviews... Read More
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Posted on May 11, 2016 by Marie A. Bernard, Deputy Director, National Institute on Aging.

California, here we come! No, we’re not participating in a gold rush, we’re going to the annual meeting of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) next week in Long Beach. We’re... Read More
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Posted on May 4, 2016 by Sergei Romashkan, Chief of the Clinical Trials Branch, Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology.

Large-scale clinical trials are expensive. They require a lot of time and money on the part of the investigators. So does preparing an NIH application for a clinical trial. When a promising clinical... Read More
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Posted on April 27, 2016 by Robin Barr, Director of the Division of Extramural Activities.

About half of the 22 NIH Institutes no longer post a funding line. Of course, we at NIA do so much better—we post multiple funding lines! That way, you need an advanced degree in mathematics to... Read More
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