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  • NIH offers new resources on Lewy body dementia and dementia research
    December 11, 2013

    Dementia, a loss of cognitive functioning that interferes with independent living, has many possible causes. Two new publications from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) explore the topic: Lewy Body Dementia: Information for...

  • Blog post - NIA interim payline update
    December 11, 2013

    Each year, the National Institute on Aging publishes a funding policy for medical research grant applications. This policy is of great interest to scientists and researchers seeking funding and others in the research community. The interim...

  • Blog post - what's it like to do a postdoc at the NIA?
    December 6, 2013

    Ever wondered what it's like to work for the National Institute on Aging? Postdoctoral fellow Jennifer Illuzzi has a new blog post about her NIA research job and how it differs from other opportunities available to scientists. "...

  • Blog post - support for researchers from diverse backgrounds
    November 20, 2013

    NIA Deputy Director Dr. Marie A. Bernard has a new blog post about mentoring networks, funding opportunities, and support for researchers from diverse backgrounds. If you’re mentoring someone, or if you yourself are one of these...

  • NIA meets with other federal agencies to address the problem of COPD
    November 18, 2013

    November is COPD Awareness Month and NIA staff and representatives of several other NIH ICs and agencies participated in a recent federal workshop on the disease. COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is the third leading cause of...

  • NIA seeks Senior Public Health Advisor
    November 14, 2013

    The National Institute on Aging (NIA) is currently recruiting for a Senior Public Health Advisor position. ABOUT THE NIA: The NIA conducts, fosters, and supports biomedical, social, and behavioral research and training pertaining to the...

  • Blog post - moving research forward: creativity amid constraints
    November 13, 2013

    The National Institute on Aging, like the rest of the NIH, faces a downturn in support for scientific research. In a new blog post, NIA Director Dr. Richard J. Hodes explains how the sequester and the government shutdown have changed...

  • Blog post - was fiscal year 2013 our unlucky number?
    October 30, 2013

    The National Institute on Aging just wrapped up fiscal year 2013. In this new blog post, Dr. Robin Barr, director of the NIA Division of Extramural Activities summarizes our funding strategy for 2013 and the outlook for 2014. "We...

  • Blog post - restarting research funding
    October 23, 2013

    The NIA, like the rest of the NIH, is working to get back to normal after the 16-day government shutdown. Chyren Hunter, Deputy Director of the NIA Division of Extramural Activities describes grants policy and guidance changes in a new...

  • Dr. Carl V. Hill becomes new Director, NIA Office of Special Populations
    October 21, 2013

    To lead efforts addressing health disparities in biomedical research and its workforce, the National Institute on Aging is pleased to welcome Carl V. Hill, Ph.D., M.P.H. Hill joins NIA as the new Director of the Office of Special...

  • Summer Institute graduates another class; Institute renamed in tribute to Drs. Butler and Williams
    September 30, 2013

    On July 14-19, 2013, 31 early- and mid-career scientists gathered on the National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda, MD, for an intensive learning experience about the ins and outs of research on aging. Sponsored by the NIA Office of...

  • NIA Director’s welcome, funding update
    September 30, 2013

    Welcome to this issue of Spotlight on Aging Research – SOAR , our periodic update on NIA policies, programs, and events. This issue features a conversation with Dr. Neil Buckholtz, director of our Division of Neuroscience, along with...

  • Spotlight on Aging Research features budget update, Alzheimer's research, HIV in older adults
    September 30, 2013

    The September 2013 issue of Spotlight on Aging Research: News and Notes from the National Institute on Aging at NIH is now available! In the latest issue of this e-newsletter: Get funding news from NIA Director Dr. Richard Hodes, read...

  • NIH honors extraordinary efforts by NIA staff
    September 30, 2013

    NIH Director’s Awards were bestowed upon some 34 NIA staff, who received the honor from NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins for exhibiting superior performance or special efforts significantly beyond regular duty requirements but...

  • Blog post - letting the media know about research
    September 25, 2013

    If you are publishing an article in a scientific journal, the NIA communications team may partner with you to raise awareness of your study findings. Vicky Cahan, Director of the NIA Office of Communications and Public Liaison, describes...

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