Category: National Institutes Of Health (Page 7)

October 30, 2014

Letter to President Obama: More Funding Needed for Aging Research at NIH

The Friends of the National Institute on Aging has sent a letter to President Obama requesting an increase of $500 million to support biomedical, behavioral and social sciences aging research efforts at the National Institutes of Health for fiscal year 2016.
September 3, 2014

Rally for Medical Research Is September 18

We wanted to share news about an important event taking place on Capitol Hill on September 18, 2014.
June 9, 2014

Capitol Hill Briefings Lend Insights into Aging Research at the NIA

The Friends of the NIA, a coalition led by the Alliance for Aging Research, hosted two briefings on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on the National Institute on Aging and its aging research efforts.
October 30, 2013

NIH Geroscience Interest Group (GSIG) Summit

The summit will bring together scientific experts in the fields of aging biology and chronic disease from NIH Institutes and Centers, as well as leading academic institutions, to examine how aging itself contributes to disease and how advanced knowledge and successful translation of research has the potential to delay the main processes of aging and subsequently the onset of chronic diseases common in older individuals.
February 7, 2012

Alliance Applauds Obama Administration’s Committment to Alzheimer’s

The Alliance for Aging Research applauds the Obama Administration for reprogramming $50 million from the current budget to Alzheimer’s disease and pledging an additional $80 million for Alzheimer’s research in the next budget cycle.
May 25, 2010

A Champion Falls

U.S. primary elections have taken down a fierce champion of medical research. For all of us who count on cures and treatments for the diseases that shorten and stunt human lives, the absence of Arlen Specter from the U.S. Senate will be deeply felt.
July 1, 2009

Alliance Applauds Nomination of Collins to be NIH Director

Daniel Perry, executive director of the not-for-profit Alliance for Aging Research, issued a statement applauding the nomination of Dr. Collins.
May 7, 2009

NIH Accepts Public Comments on Draft Stem Cell Guidelines

In response to President Obama’s March 9th Executive Order lifting the Bush Administration’s restrictions on stem cell research, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has issued draft guidelines on the federal funding of this research. The public comment period for the draft is open through May 26th so there’s still time to have your voice heard!
May 1, 2009

2009 Task Force on Aging Research Funding

Calls for at least a 7% increase in NIH funding for FY 2010
February 17, 2009

A Research Jolt for Economic Stimulus

Medical research will get a huge boost from the economic stimulus about to be signed into law by President Obama.