Inside NIA Archives: Training
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
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
You have a burning idea about aging. Now you need the funding for it. What do you do? Or, you once sent an application through the inscrutable machinery of grants.gov. You even retrieved reviews... Read More
It’s spring! When thoughts turn to breaking new ground and refreshing past plans. Here’s some exciting news that may help you get some spring fever!
NIA has revised its salary caps on K... Read More
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
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
If you’ve been away from the lab for a while—caring for young children or aging parents, recovering from serious illness or injury, or serving in the military, to name just a few possible... Read More
This year’s Butler-Williams Scholars Program will take place next week on the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD. Some 51 early- and mid-career researchers from a wide range of scientific disciplines... Read More
The deadline is fast approaching for the 2015 Butler-Williams Scholars Program, NIA’s premier aging research training program. Apply by March 27, 2015, and encourage your contacts and friends... Read More
Do you know a high school, college, graduate or medical/dental student interested in biomedical research? Perhaps s/he is looking for an internship to help inform her/his career path. How about... 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
Postdocs help power aging research. They receive NIA funding for training. They work with and for NIA grantees. In-house at NIA, they are a critical component of research conducted in NIA labs, which... Read More
Earlier this month, I spent a week with NIA’s 2014 Butler-Williams Scholars Program (formerly the NIA Summer Institute on Aging Research). These early career researchers from diverse... Read More
Half the reason for writing this time is to allow you a forum on our site to comment on what the new NIH resubmission policy means for the NIA community. But the other half of the reason is to... Read More
Doing science, living abroad, and learning how to speak and think in a new language. Not so easy! But like many of you, I enjoy challenges. So, I took up all of these, all at once.
I left Italy 3... Read More
This is a blog post from 2014. Information about the 2015 Butler-Williams Scholars Program is also available.
The application deadline is fast approaching for NIA’s... Read More
Just last month, NIA-funded researchers reported on a relationship between racial discrimination and telomere length among a community sample of African American men. Telomere length, of course... Read More
I’m a postdoc at the NIA labs in Baltimore, Maryland. I’ve been here for three wonderful years, and I wanted to share some of my experience with you. If you have a graduate student who... Read More
Junior investigators always face challenges. Those from diverse backgrounds face even more challenges. If you’re mentoring someone, or if you yourself are one of these junior investigators, you... Read More
Why a summer program?
Since 1986, the NIA has hosted a training institute every summer. Applying is a competitive process, and not everyone can attend. But once they get here, the informal, yet... Read More