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NIA-Funded Training Spotlights

Read these success stories from NIA-funded research scholars.

  • NIA-Funded Clinician-Scientist Lends a Voice to People With Dementia

    Feb. 9, 2024

    Madison, Wisconsin — When Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi, Ph.D., began exploring a career in nursing, she wanted to make a difference for patients. But while working at a skilled nursing facility, she recognized that many aspects of the patient experience were a mystery to her and her colleagues. Could a better understanding of that experience enable caregivers to make a bigger impact?


NIA Fuels Career Focused on Health Disparities

Ana Quiñones, Ph.D.

Aug. 10, 2023

Portland, Oregon — After earning her master’s degree and while working as a data scientist studying how people age, Ana Quiñones, Ph.D., kickstarted a career in gerontology without immediately realizing it. Those early days assisting with an NIA-funded study sparked her interest in biomedical research on aging and introduced her to an institute that became essential to her professional growth.

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