Breaking Down Barriers to Brain Donation

Collaboration, culture, coordination: Keys to supporting brain donation Nina Silverberg, Director, Alzheimer's Disease Centers Program, Division of Neuroscience (DN) Many Americans are aware of the life-saving impact of organ donation, but Alzheimer’s and dementia’s emotional toll on families, combined with…

Alzheimer’s Caregivers, Older Adults: Volunteer for Online Clinical Trials

Interested in volunteering for research on Alzheimer’s, related dementias, and cognitive health? Search for clinical trials and studies near you with NIA’s Clinical Trials Finder. New and Featured Studies Click on the trial name for details, including contact information. Caregiving Alzheimer’s Disease,…

New Research Funding to Join the Fight Against COVID-19

Ken Santora, Director, Division of Extramural Activities (DEA) The coronavirus pandemic has changed “business as usual” for scientists overnight. But it has not changed our mission, and with older adults among the most vulnerable to COVID-19, NIA is working to…

Light Stimulation, Brain Training, and Mobile App Studies Seeking Volunteers

Interested in volunteering for research on Alzheimer’s, related dementias, and cognitive health? Search for clinical trials and studies near you with NIA’s Clinical Trials Finder. New and featured studies Click on the trial name for details, including contact information. Cognitive…

Flexible Funding for Bioethics of Aging Research

Back by popular demand: Funding supplements on bioethical issues in aging research Isis Mikhail, Health Scientist Administrator, Scientific Review Branch (SRB), and Kristina McLinden, Program Officer, Division of Neuroscience (DN) Genetics, data privacy, personalized medicine, end-of-life decision making, health disparities…

Latest Cleared Concepts: An Early Heads-up for Savvy Scientists Seeking Funding

Cleared concepts: Early notification for future funding possibilitiesMarie A. Bernard, Deputy Director, Office of the Director (OD) NIA is happy to unveil our latest collection of cleared concepts for funding opportunity announcements. As presented at our recent National Advisory Council…