How the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centers Can Help You

NIA established the Alzheimer's Disease Research Centers (ADRCs) network in 1984 to spark more collaborative, accelerated efforts in translating scientific discoveries into improved diagnosis and care for people with Alzheimer’s and related dementias. Today, NIA funds 31 ADRCs at major…

Continuing Aging Research Excellence with New Nathan Shock Centers

NIA expands Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence into exciting new fields of aging biologyCandace Kerr, Health Scientist Administrator, Division of Aging Biology (DAB)We get so focused on the future of aging research that we sometimes forget its long history. Many…

A New Tool for Tracking and Managing NIA Clinical Studies

Introducing a new method for tracking and monitoring NIA’s clinical studiesHolly Massett, Senior Advisor on Clinical Research Recruitment and Engagement, Division of Extramural Activities (DEA)As NIA’s portfolio of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias clinical research has grown, so has the…

Broadening the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research Field

Expanding the Alzheimer’s disease research workforce Pragati Katiyar, Health Science Policy Analyst, Office of Planning, Analysis, and Evaluation (OPAE) Recent funding increases for research on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias have enabled NIA to expand our scientific reach. As we…