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  • 2010 NIH Fellows Award for Research Excellence
    May 21, 2011

    (Published in LINKS: Minority Research & Training - Spring 2011) NIA intramural research fellows represent the best and brightest students from across the United States and worldwide. The NIH Fellows Award for Research Excellence (FARE...

  • Gerardo Moreno: Speaking from experience
    May 21, 2011

    (Published in LINKS: Minority Research & Training - Spring 2011) When award-winning actor and advocate for clear science communication, Alan Alda, talks to young scientists about ways to effectively describe their work to a...

  • Largest genetic study to date in Parkinson’s disease reveals risk genes
    February 19, 2011

    Parkinson’s disease, a progressive movement disorder, was historically considered a nongenetic disease. Now, in the largest genome-wide association study to date of Parkinson’s disease, scientists show genetics play a...

  • VA expands caregiver support program developed by NIA-funded researchers
    February 15, 2011

    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is expanding support nationally to caregivers of veterans with Alzheimer’s disease with a program developed by NIA-funded researchers. The REACH VA (Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer...

  • Poverty and race as risk factors for kidney disease in African Americans
    December 1, 2010

    (Published in LINKS: Minority Research & Training - Fall 2010) Poverty may predict chronic kidney disease (CKD) in African Americans but not whites according to a study recently conducted by investigators at the NIA, Johns Hopkins...

  • Come dance with me
    December 1, 2010

    (Published in LINKS: Minority Research & Training - Fall 2010) Some people remember their high school prom as the perfect party to celebrate the end of an era. Others do not fondly recall their evening. For older adults living in or...

  • Poverty and race as risk factors for kidney disease in African Americans
    December 1, 2010

    (Published in LINKS: Minority Research & Training - Fall 2010) Poverty may predict chronic kidney disease (CKD) in African Americans but not whites according to a study recently conducted by investigators at the NIA, Johns Hopkins...

  • Come dance with me
    December 1, 2010

    (Published in LINKS: Minority Research & Training - Fall 2010) Some people remember their high school prom as the perfect party to celebrate the end of an era. Others do not fondly recall their evening. For older adults living in or...

  • Allopregnanolone reverses memory loss in mouse model of Alzheimer's
    June 15, 2010

    Allopregnanolone, a metabolite of the hormone progesterone that is made in the central nervous system, reversed neurological decline and improved performance on memory tests in 3-month-old mice with characteristics of Alzheimer's...

  • In Memoriam: William R. Markesbery, M.D.
    June 15, 2010

    William R. Markesbery, M.D., who for more than 30 years was director of the University of Kentucky (UK) Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, died January 30, 2010, at age 77, in Lexington, KY. Dr. Markesbery led the UK Sanders-Brown Center on...

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