Research and Funding

Inside NIA Archives: 01/2017

Posted on October 19, 2016 by Sergei Romashkan, Chief of the Clinical Trials Branch, Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology.

So you think you want to conduct a clinical trial? Of course, it’s a very complex undertaking. Each stage requires you to comply with regulatory and research standards. And, about a month ago... Read More
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Posted on October 12, 2016 by Richard Hodes, Director, National Institute on Aging.

Our National Advisory Council on Aging meeting last month proved to be very exciting. We have received increased public interest, together with additional funding in recent years, to accelerate... Read More
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Posted on October 5, 2016 by Carl V. Hill, Director, Office of Special Populations.

On October 20, several NIA senior staff will travel to Atlanta for the NIA Director's Regional Meeting in Aging Research at Morehouse School of Medicine. They will describe current funding... Read More
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Posted on September 27, 2016 by Robin Barr, Director of the Division of Extramural Activities.

If it’s September, it must be Council! It’s that time again! The public session of NIA’s National Advisory Council on Aging is taking place tomorrow starting at 8:00 a.m., Eastern... Read More
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Posted on September 21, 2016 by Robin Barr, Director of the Division of Extramural Activities.

We have pay line updates! Great literature does not arise from lists of numbers. Still, I hope these numbers will pique your interest. Increases to career development and general allocation awards... Read More
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Posted on September 14, 2016 by Eliezer Masliah, Director Division of Neuroscience.

On July 18, NIA Director Dr. Richard Hodes announced that Dr. Eliezer Masliah had been appointed director of the Division of Neuroscience. Dr. Masliah was previously head of the Experimental... Read More
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This month, NIA is celebrating our second annual Go4Life Month. As part of that celebration, we’re reaching out to our Go4Life® partners and the research community to help us find ways to... Read More
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Posted on August 24, 2016 by John Williams, Health Scientist Administrator, Division of Aging Biology.

So you thought your science was already rigorous and reproducible… On October 5, 2015, NIH released new guidelines for implementing rigor and transparency in research project grants.... Read More
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Posted on August 8, 2016 by Richard Hodes, Director, National Institute on Aging.

A few months ago, NIA decided to follow the practice of two other NIH institutes and arrange two-stage review of program projects. We have recently completed the first review cycle under this new... Read More
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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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