Aging Research at the National Institute on Aging (NIA): Live Long and Prosper

What:
Please join the Friends of the National Institute on Aging (FoNIA) for an hour-long briefing to learn about the groundbreaking research and educational efforts of the NIA. There will also be an informative discussion of the NIA’s funding by leading advocacy organizations. Please note there are briefings at both the House and the Senate

When and Where:
Friday, June 6, 2014

House Briefing
2318 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, D.C.
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Click here to register for the House Briefing

Senate Briefing
188 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C.
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Click here to register for the Senate Briefing

Featured Speakers:

  • Richard J. Hodes, M.D., director, National Institute on Aging
  • Andrew B. Singleton, Ph.D., senior investigator and chief, Laboratory of Neurogenetics, National Institute on Aging
  • Susan Peschin, M.H.S., chair, Friends of the NIA, president & CEO, Alliance for Aging Research
  • Kathryn Jedrziewski, Ph.D., co-chair, Friends of the NIA, deputy director, Institute on Aging, University of Pennsylvania

Featured Panelists

  • Marie Bernard, M.D., deputy director, National Institute on Aging
  • John Haaga, Ph.D., deputy director, Division of Behavioral and Social Research, Extramural Research Program, National Institute on Aging
  • Ronald Kohanski, Ph.D., deputy director, Division of Aging Biology, Extramural Research Program, National Institute on Aging

 

 

 

 

 

Leading the Way on Alzheimer’s Disease and Aging Research: A briefing about the vital work of the National Institute on Aging (NIA)

Time: November 18, 2010 from 1pm to 2pm
Location: Russell Room 428A
City/Town: Washington, DC
Event Type: educational, briefing, (senate)
Organized By: Please RSVP to [email protected]

Friends of the NIA is co-sponsoring an educational briefing titled “Leading the Way on Alzheimer’s Disease and Aging Research: A briefing about the vital work of the National Institute on Aging.” The briefing is jointly sponsored by the Alliance for Aging Research, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, Cure Alzheimer’s Fund, Friends of the NIA, and Leaders Engaged on Alzheimer’s Disease (LEAD). The following link will enable you to save and/or print the flyer for the Senate-side briefing:

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Please feel free to disseminate this flyer through your listservs, websites, etc. Any assistance you could provide in helping to spread the word about this exciting event would be greatly appreciated. To RSVP for the Senate-side briefing, please send an email to [email protected] confirming your plans to attend.

Best regards,
Kimberly Acquaviva, PhD, MSW
Chair, Friends of the National Institute on Aging

NIA Summer Institute on Aging Research – 2009

Posted by Kimberly Acquaviva, PhD, MSW on January 13, 2009 at 2:52pm

**Deadline: Application and letters of recommendation deadline March 6th, 2009**

Event: Summer Institute on Aging Research – 2009
Location: Aspen Wye River – Queenstown, MD
July 11-17, 2009

Meeting Description
The Summer Institute on Aging Research program includes lectures, seminars, and small group discussions in research design relative to aging, including issues relevant to aging of ethnic and racial minorities. Lectures will cover topics in research on aging, including: the biology of aging; genetics and Alzheimer’s disease; and health, behavior, and aging. Discussion sessions will focus on methodological approaches and interventions. The program also will include consultation on the development of research interests and advice on preparing and submitting research grant applications to NIA.

Who Should Apply?
Applications will be accepted from emerging researchers, including those who may have had limited involvement in research on aging. The applicant must be a U.S. citizen, noncitizen national, or lawfully admitted for permanent residence. Forty participants will be selected based on:

Previous experience and training
Affiliation with a research university or laboratory
Letters of recommendation (send with application)
A brief statement of objectives for attending the Summer Institute on Aging Research
Significance of research proposal abstract to include significance of the problem, approach, and innovation.

Application Deadline
Applications and letters of recommendation deadline March 6th, 2009. Applicants will be notified regarding acceptance within 60 days. Include the following with the application form:

Typed statement of 150 words or less describing your objectives in attending the Summer Institute on Aging Research.
Letters of recommendation from two people who are familiar with your professional interests and scholastic achievements. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure letters of recommendation are received.
One-page research proposal abstract, describing research hypothesis or questions, significance of research, and proposed methodology to include a plan for analysis. Set the abstract’s title in bold.
Copy of a recent resume or curriculum vitae.

Applications

Fill out the online application form or mail all application materials to:

Summer Institute on Aging Research
National Institute on Aging
National Institutes of Health
Building 31, Room 5C35
31 Center Drive, MSC 2292
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-2292

Contact Information
Office of Special Populations
National Institute on Aging
National Institutes of Health
Phone: 301-496-0765
[email protected]