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The first cleared concepts for FY 2018

The National Advisory Council on Aging met here on the NIH campus on September 26–27. Among several actions by the Council was the approval of eight new concepts for Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs). The lively discussion around these concepts is always one of the highlights of this two-day meeting, with conversations and conjecture often continuing into the corridors.

Join Us for the NIA Council Meeting Tomorrow

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 time. The meeting agenda and materials are available online. You can watch the archived videocast here: in a few days. Read the full blog post.

NIA budget, featured research highlights January NACA meeting

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 Hodes will provide some general background information on the FY 2016 budget for NIH and NIA. The session will also include NIH updates on research policy, as well as new scientific findings.

Be there or be square! The NACA meeting is the place to be.

Everyone who is anyone is going to be at the National Advisory Council on Aging (NACA), including many of NIA’s senior and program staff. If you want the most up-to-date information on NIA’s budget and funding, scientific program activities, and research highlights, tune in and join us for the National Advisory Council on Aging meeting tomorrow morning.

Cleared concepts: A crystal ball for likely future funding initiatives

NIA is excited to unveil our latest collection of cleared concepts for funding opportunity announcements (FOAs). As presented at our final fiscal year 2019 National Advisory Council on Aging meeting, the late-summer crop yielded 15 intriguing ideas to share with the research community to help spark innovation and advances in...

Latest cleared concepts preview possible future funding priorities

The National Advisory Council on Aging recently met for the second time this year here in Bethesda, MD. In addition to the opportunity to hear some great scientific presentations, there was the always-anticipated debut of new concepts that frequently evolve into Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs). Compared to a whopping 26...

Cleared concepts: An early heads-up for savvy scientists seeking funding

Be sure to check out the more than two dozen new concepts for NIA funding opportunities and get a head start on planning for these exciting possibilities.

Watch as it happens, live! Tune in to the NIA Council webcast

Check out the Advisory Council of the National Institute on Aging’s first meeting of 2015. You can watch it online, January 28, from 8:00 AM to about 1:15 PM EST. 

What do I need to know?

Here are the agenda and meeting materials. Here’s the link to the live...

Strategic Directions for Research on Aging

Like many other Institutes at NIH, the NIA assesses and updates its research directions every few years. This exercise is an important one, resulting in a Strategic Directions document that helps set and communicate priorities for the Institute and for aging research. We are updating our Strategic Directions, and I am seeking your input.

Save-the-date: on May 21, 2014, tune in to NIA Council webcast

The Advisory Council of the National Institute on Aging is holding one of its thrice yearly meetings today. Did you know you can watch online? The next meeting is on May 21, 2014, from about 8am to 3pm EST. Please save the date! We invite you to tune in, so I hope you'll mark it on your calendar. How do I catch up on today's meeting?