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  • Blog post - non-coding RNAs
    December 15, 2014

    Dr. Yannis Grammatikakis is a postdoctoral fellow in the RNA Regulation Section of the National Institute on Aging Intramural Research Program. In a new post for the NIH i am intramural blog, he discusses non-coding ribonucleic acid, or...

  • NIH-commissioned report highlights disability among older population
    December 10, 2014

    Almost 16 million Americans aged 65 and older report having at least one disability, according to a new report by the U.S. Census Bureau (PDF, 1.5M), commissioned and funded by the NIA. This is the first Census report on disabilities among...

  • OSP Scholar Spotlight: Dr. H. David Chae
    December 9, 2014

    Dr. H. David Chae is dedicating his career to investigating social and psychological determinants of health disparities for racial minority populations. His research examines leukocyte telomere length, a novel marker of cumulative life...

  • Non-Academic Careers in Aging Research - Webinar, December 10
    November 20, 2014

    Have you ever wondered about career opportunities beyond academia? Do you want to know how to remain involved and influential in gerontology research and policy outside of university institutions? Join NIA and GSA for this upcoming webinar...

  • Go4Life exercise and physical activity campaign at three
    November 6, 2014

    NIA’s exercise and physical activity campaign for older adults marks its third anniversary with the updated, redesigned Go4Life website. Go4Life®, the exercise and physical activity...

  • A Conversation with…Evan Hadley
    November 6, 2014

    Dr. Evan Hadley, Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology director, reflects on changes in aging research since he joined NIA more than 35 years ago. NIA’s Division of Geriatrics...

  • Largest group ever attends Butler-Williams Scholars Program
    November 6, 2014

    This year’s Butler-Williams Scholars Program brought together 50 early- and mid-career researchers representing a wide range of scientific disciplines. They participated in a weeklong series of lectures, small group sessions, and one...

  • Join NIA OSP at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting, Nov 5th - 9th
    October 31, 2014

    Did you know that this year marks a major milestone for the National Institute on Aging? Yes, we were established in 1974 and we’re marking the Institute’s 40th anniversary with a special session at the annual meeting of the...

  • Dr. Lisa L. Barnes of Rush University meets with a patient.
    Fostering Alzheimer’s brain donation among African Americans
    October 30, 2014

    Education, relationship-building can bolster research participation Dr. Lisa L. Barnes of Rush University's Alzheimer's Disease Center meets with a patient. Increasing African-American...

  • Expanding database offers global view of Alzheimer’s research
    October 30, 2014

    Getting the biggest bang for the Alzheimer’s research buck is challenging , as research moves forward amid constrained funding. The International Alzheimer’s Disease Research Portfolio (IADRP, pronounced “eye drop...

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