Inside NIA Archives: Funding Opportunities
On June 7, NIA Director Dr. Richard Hodes announced that Dr. John Haaga had been appointed director of the Division of Behavioral and Social Research. Dr. Haaga was the acting director for the... Read More
If you are interested in health disparities and aging research, the NIA is ready, willing and able to help be a resource for you and the field. In recent months, we have undertaken several activities... Read More
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
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
As we begin the new calendar year, I am happy to discuss exciting news about the NIH and NIA budgets for fiscal year 2016. As many of you probably know by now, on December 18, President Obama signed... Read More
We all know that exercise and physical activity is good for us. Regular physical activity helps just about everything—from cardiovascular health to weight loss to blood sugar control to bone... Read More
We know that aging is influenced by how genetic and environmental factors interact, with genetics contributing substantially to healthy aging and exceptional longevity in people in current... Read More
We’re excited to be attending this meeting because it gives us here at NIA a chance to connect and re-connect with current and potential grantees. We’re hoping to see many of you at the... Read More
In May 2015, the NIA released RFA-16-009, “Collaborative Networks to Advance Delirium Research.” This RFA uses the R24 mechanism to build networks and enhance research infrastructure for... Read More
Our nation is focused as never before on investing resources—in time, talent, and treasure—to find effective treatments for this devastating disorder called Alzheimer’s disease (AD... Read More
Some years ago, an admissions officer at a highly competitive East Coast university declared to visiting parents and children trawling through a college tour that this institution could bypass its... Read More
Go4Life® is NIA’s national exercise and physical activity campaign for people 50+ which seeks to empower older adults to become more physically active. In September 2015, we celebrate our... Read More
On July 8, 2015, NIA’s Office of Special Populations released PA-15-293, “Aging Research to Address Health Disparities.“ It seeks to support aging research that addresses... Read More
We’re excited about participating in the upcoming annual meeting of the American Geriatrics Society, May 14–17 at National Harbor, just outside of Washington, DC. And, we’re hoping... 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
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
NIA funding announcements come with an expiration date. Program Announcements, for example, usually expire after three years. Lately, I’ve gotten some questions about what it means when a... Read More
We are celebrating some diversity landmarks at the National Institutes of Health!
Late last year, more than $31 million was awarded to academic institutions to develop and test strategies that... Read More
The NIA has long been interested in understanding the role of aging on the development and progression of specific chronic diseases. More recently, we’ve begun to try to understand why two or... Read More
It’s that time of year again!
The application period for the NIH Loan Repayment Program is open, as it is every fall, and NIA is one of a number of institutes joining with NIH to increase... Read More
Fiscal year 2014 began with NIA staff—like many federal government workers—banned from our offices because the government was shut down. During the seemingly endless continuing funding... Read More
Here’s a new funding opportunity that might interest you.
The support is for a clinical trial on reducing chronic inflammation. I’m the program officer for this area, and I’d like... Read More
Do you conduct research on health disparities? Are you a grad student, postdoc, or junior faculty member? Are you interested to learn about some new funding that’s just become available from... Read More
Over the years I have spoken to hundreds of people about career development (K) awards. One of the best days of my week is Tuesday, when I reserve the full day for phone calls with investigators,... Read More