Research and Funding

Inside NIA Archives: 05/2017

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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Posted on November 30, 2016 by Robin Barr, Director of the Division of Extramural Activities.

I visited Cleveland over Thanksgiving. In a moment of peace from family conversations, I picked up the local paper. The first story I encountered was a long report on the Health and Retirement Study... Read More
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Posted on November 16, 2016 by Robin Barr, Director of the Division of Extramural Activities.

As many of you know, if you’ve been reading this blog, both the Senate and House appropriations committees separately have passed bills calling for large increases in funds to support research... Read More
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Posted on November 9, 2016 by Marie A. Bernard, Deputy Director, National Institute on Aging.

Are you ready to let the good times roll in New Orleans at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA)? We’re looking forward to seeing old friends and making new ones in... Read More
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Posted on November 2, 2016 by Carl V. Hill, Director, Office of Special Populations.

The NIA recently created an online version of our Health Disparities Research Framework to showcase priorities and investments in this important aging research area. We hope that this site will serve... Read More
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Posted on October 26, 2016 by Sue Zieman, Medical Officer, Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology.

On September 21–23, 2016 almost 100 physicians and researchers attended the second biennial GEMSSTAR Scholars Conference, “Models and Studies of Aging,” here in Bethesda. The... Read More
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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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