Forefront’s Virtual Summit is Next Week!

Join Forefront and 1000 of your peers from across Illinois next Wednesday, June 24, for our inaugural virtual summit: Solidarity & Resilience. Our lineup of nationally-recognized leaders will share their insights and experiences for how we may continue advancing racial equity, building solidarity, and…

Read the Latest Aging and Alzheimer’s News from NIA

Looking for the latest updates on COVID-19? Visit www.coronavirus.gov to learn how to prepare and protect yourself and what to do if you get sick. Check out these articles for the latest in aging advances and research happening at the National Institute…

Read the Latest Aging and Alzheimer’s News from NIA

Check out these articles for the latest in aging advances and research happening at the National Institute on Aging at NIH. Predicting Alzheimer's disease progression— NIH Research Matters reports that PET scans of tau tangles in the brain, but not amyloid…

News from the NIA: Controlling High Blood Pressure Can Reduce Dementia Risk

Investigators examined long-term data from four different countries and found that treating high blood pressure with medication not only improves older adults’ cardiovascular health, but also can reduce their risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.The global team of scientists, coordinated…

A Message from the NIA: “Supporting Diversity in Innovation and Entrepreneurship”

Expanding entrepreneurship for everyone Todd Haim, Chief, NIA Office of Small Business Research NIA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) programs are designed to help new companies commercialize products and technology to extend the…

Students: Apply now to boost your career as a summer STAR at NIA!

Arlene Jackson, Intramural Recruitment Specialist, NIA Intramural Research Program It may be winter, but our thoughts are already turning to summer. Not because of the weather, but because that’s when we welcome highly motivated students to NIH to immerse themselves…