Research and Funding

Inside NIA Archives: 09/2016

Posted on March 16, 2016 by Richard Hodes, Director, National Institute on Aging.

At the National Institute on Aging, our shared vision is one in which all Americans enjoy robust health and independence with advancing age. Although we have come far in 40 years of supporting and... Read More
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Posted on March 9, 2016 by Jonathan W. King, Program Director, Division of Behavioral and Social Research.

In 2009, NIH received its first year of funding through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). NIA received $275 million over two years in ARRA funds. Overall, these funds were used to... Read More
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Posted on March 2, 2016 by Laurie Ryan, Program Director, Alzheimer's Disease Clinical Trials, Division of Neuroscience.

When people mention dementia, they usually think of Alzheimer’s disease. Although Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia in older adults, an estimated 20 to 40 percent of people... Read More
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Posted on February 24, 2016 by Carl V. Hill, Director, Office of Special Populations.

The Butler-Williams Scholars Program provides unique opportunities for junior faculty and researchers who are new to the field of aging to gain insight about research on aging from a number of... Read More
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Posted on February 17, 2016 by Mack Mackiewicz, Program Director, Division of Neuroscience.

Calling all small businesses and entrepreneurs! If we hope to translate what we are learning about Alzheimer’s disease into health, safety, and emotional well-being benefits for Alzheimer... Read More
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Posted on February 10, 2016 by Michele Evans, Chief, Health Disparities Research Section, Laboratory of Epidemiology and Population Sciences.

Each summer, NIA’s Intramural Research Program opens its lab doors to students for an 8- to 10-week intensive research experience. The Summer Training in Aging Research (STAR) Program is an... Read More
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Posted on February 3, 2016 by Robin Barr, Director of the Division of Extramural Activities.

Back when the millennium was still new, NIH held high to the lofty principle that a commitment was a commitment. We paid our non-competing awards at their full level. Then came the dark days of sub-... Read More
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Posted on January 27, 2016 by NIA Blog Team, Division of Extramural Activities.

Every week, the NIA blog brings you important information on funding, grants, scientific resources, and other topics of interest to researchers. Is there a particular topic you’d like us to... Read More
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Posted on January 20, 2016 by Felipe Sierra, Director, Division of Aging Biology.

At the conclusion of the 2013 Summit on “Advances in Geroscience: Impact on Healthspan and Chronic Disease,” several participants asked me if this was to be a yearly event. It would... Read More
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Posted on January 13, 2016 by Robin Barr, Director of the Division of Extramural Activities.

Next week, NIA’s National Advisory Council on Aging (NACA) will hold its first meeting of 2016. The January 20 public session promises to be particularly interesting. NIA Director Dr. Richard... Read More
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