Inside NIA Archives: July, 2015
So I volunteered for an NIH “pop-up” committee on reducing the average age of investigators being funded by R01s, NIH’s most common and most well-known research grant. I reckoned... Read More
I want to share with you part of a recent discussion I had with the Friends of the NIA about the importance of public-private partnerships in aging research.
Supporting... Read More
The explosion of Big Data promises to transform biomedical research, but all too often researchers are stymied by limited access to these complex biomedical data sets. To overcome some of these... Read More
How do I write a grant application that will get funded? It’s a question I get asked all the time. Of course there is no magic formula. And, you may have heard much of the most important advice... Read More
Following every meeting of the National Advisory Council on Aging, we set about the task of funding investigators who will contribute to our understanding of aging in health and disease.
A look at... Read More
The deadline is fast approaching for the 2015 Butler-Williams Scholars Program, NIA’s premier aging research training program. Apply by March 27, 2015, and encourage your contacts and friends... Read More
Geroscience—a field that looks at the relationship between aging and disease—has gained lots of traction within the scientific community. I think this is a good thing. Anybody who heard... Read More
There are a handful of run-of-the-mill ‘R’ grants offered by the NIH that are familiar to most investigators: everyone knows the R01. Ever heard of the R34? Not one of those that most... Read More
Last year (fiscal year 2014), we received $100 million of additional appropriated funds largely to support research on Alzheimer’s disease. We allocated those funds using mechanisms including... Read More
This is an extremely difficult time in aging research, among the most challenging since I came to the NIA in 1993. Last week, we announced a funding line policy with the lowest payline in our history... Read More