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Inside NIA Archives: 05/2017

Posted on May 17, 2017 by Felipe Sierra, Director, Division of Aging Biology.

Dr. Nancy Nadon, chief of DAB’s Biological Resources Branch, is retiring next month, and I undertake this writing with very mixed feelings. On one hand, I’m elated that Nancy will now be... Read More
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Posted on May 10, 2017 by Robin Barr, Director of the Division of Extramural Activities.

The wait was long—but the news is good! If you’ve been following events on Capitol Hill, you already know this. NIH has received a $2 billion increase in budget for this fiscal year,... Read More
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Posted on May 3, 2017 by Marie A. Bernard, Deputy Director, National Institute on Aging.

We’re excited about attending the annual meeting of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) on May 18–20 in San Antonio. We hope you’re looking forward to exploring the River Walk and... Read More
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Posted on April 26, 2017 by Jaron Lockett, Scientific Program Analyst, Office of Planning, Analysis, and Evaluation.

On June 1-2, 2017, the NIH will convene a workshop, “Inclusion Across the Lifespan,” in Bethesda, MD. Its goals are to broaden our understanding of the effect of age-related eligibility... Read More
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Posted on April 19, 2017 by Molly Wagster, Chief, Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience Branch, Division of Neuroscience.

On April 6–7, 2017, almost 300 researchers and private foundation representatives attended the Cognitive Aging Summit III in Bethesda, Maryland. As with the previous two Summits, the event was... Read More
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Posted on April 12, 2017 by Candace Kerr, Program Officer, Division of Aging Biology.

Stem-cell therapies or stem-cell-targeted treatments are being used in clinics across the country to treat a variety of diseases and conditions. In many cases, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)... Read More
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Posted on April 5, 2017 by Greg Bissonette, Scientific Review Officer, Scientific Review Branch.

Did you know? NIA receives somewhere around 4,000 applications for funding in response to new and existing funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) each year. And, each application is reviewed. With... Read More
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Posted on March 29, 2017 by Kimberly Kramer, NIH Guide Liaison, Division of Extramural Affairs.

As readers of this blog surely know, NIA publishes Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) in the NIH Guide to—you guessed it—announce new opportunities to apply for funding. We use FOAs... Read More
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Posted on March 22, 2017 by Robin Barr, Director of the Division of Extramural Activities.

A recurring question from readers after I post a new funding line blog post is: Does that line apply to my application? It usually does, bringing good news to those blessed with applications within... Read More
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Posted on March 15, 2017 by Richard Hodes, Director, National Institute on Aging.

In mid-January, I attended the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. This unique event—popularly referred to simply as Davos—connects international leaders in the... Read More
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