Research and Funding

Inside NIA Archives: 07/2017

Posted on April 19, 2017 by Molly Wagster, Chief, Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience Branch, Division of Neuroscience.

On April 6–7, 2017, almost 300 researchers and private foundation representatives attended the Cognitive Aging Summit III in Bethesda, Maryland. As with the previous two Summits, the event was... Read More
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Posted on April 12, 2017 by Candace Kerr, Program Officer, Division of Aging Biology.

Stem-cell therapies or stem-cell-targeted treatments are being used in clinics across the country to treat a variety of diseases and conditions. In many cases, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)... Read More
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Posted on April 5, 2017 by Greg Bissonette, Scientific Review Officer, Scientific Review Branch.

Did you know? NIA receives somewhere around 4,000 applications for funding in response to new and existing funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) each year. And, each application is reviewed. With... Read More
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Posted on March 29, 2017 by Kimberly Kramer, NIH Guide Liaison, Division of Extramural Affairs.

As readers of this blog surely know, NIA publishes Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) in the NIH Guide to—you guessed it—announce new opportunities to apply for funding. We use FOAs... Read More
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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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