On Monday, December 16th, from 12:30—2:00 p.m. ET, NIH will host a webinar on the Draft NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing, which defines institutional standards for the public reporting of NIH research results and outcomes. This webinar is an opportunity to provide information on the Trans-NIH draft policy and to answer any clarifying questions on the public commentary process. As a reminder, NIH is seeking public input on this draft policy through January 10, 2020.
Tuesday, April 2nd, at 9:30am ET, the Senate Special Committee on Aging will hold a hearing entitled “Alzheimer’s: New Directions in Biomedical Research and Caregiving.” Dr. Richard Hodes, the NIA Director, will be one of four witnesses at this hearing. Check the committee website for the videocast.
On March 26 at 2:00pm ET, Dr. Robin Barr, the NIA Director of the Division of Extramural Activities, will host a webinar on a variety of topics, including: NIA funding priorities, increased funding for Alzheimer’s disease (AD), small business opportunities, and tips on writing successful applications. After a brief presentation, Dr. Barr will open the floor to questions from the research community. NIA invites all interested members of the research community to register for the webinar and submit your questions in advance of the event. For more information, please see Dr. Barr’s blog on the topic: March 26 Webinar: (Almost) everything you wanted to know about NIA funding but were afraid to ask.
Friends of NIA hosted an educational briefing on May 9, 2018 on Translating Scientific Discovery into Better Care: Groundbreaking Research at the National Institute on Aging. Featured speakers included Richard Hodes, MD, Director of the NIA and Marie A. Bernard, MD, Deputy Director of the NIA. Special guests included The Honorable Ed Markey (MA), Senate Co-Chair, The Bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease and The Honorable Earl Blumenauer (OR), Co-Chair, Congressional Neuroscience Caucus.
Please join the Friends of the National Institute on Aging to hear about the groundbreaking aging research that is being supported by the National Institute on Aging (NIA). The NIA, one of 27 Institutes comprising the National Institutes of Health (NIH), leads the national scientific effort to promote the health and well-being of older adults. It will be held on Thursday, June 30, 2016, 2:00-3:00 p.m. at the Capitol Visitorʼs Center, SVC 201, U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C. To RSVP for the event, please go here. To download details, please click here.
Below is an agenda of the event:
Welcome & Introductions
Kathryn Jedrziewski, Ph.D.
Chair, Friends of the NIA
Deputy Director, Pennʼs Institute on Aging
Advances at the NIA: From Bench to Bedside to Real-World Practice
Richard Hodes, M.D.
Director, National Institute on Aging
Marie A. Bernard, M.D.
Deputy Director, National Institute on Aging
Precision Medicine Approaches for Treatment of Alzheimerʼs & Parkinsonʼs
Corey McMillan, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania
Training the Next Generation
Peter M. Abadir, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology