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Category:National Institute on Aging
Abbrev NIA  +
CurationStatus curated  +
DefiningCitation http://www.nia.nih.gov/  +
Definition One of the 27 Institutes and Centers of NI One of the 27 Institutes and Centers of NIH that leads the federal government in conducting and supporting research on aging and the health and well-being of older people. The Institute seeks to understand the nature of aging and the aging process, and diseases and conditions associated with growing older, in order to extend the healthy, active years of life. In 1974, Congress granted authority to form NIA to provide leadership in aging research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs relevant to aging and older people. Subsequent amendments to this legislation designated NIA as the primary Federal agency on Alzheimer's disease research. Mission The Institute's mission is to: * Support and conduct genetic, biological, clinical, behavioral, social, and economic research on aging. * Foster the development of research and clinician scientists in aging. * Provide research resources. * Disseminate information about aging and advances in research to the public, health care professionals, and the scientific community,among a variety of audiences. Programs NIA sponsors research on aging through extramural and intramural programs. The extramural program funds research and training at universities, hospitals, medical centers, and other public and private organizations nationwide. The intramural program conducts basic and clinical research in Baltimore, MD, and on the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD. MD, and on the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD.
ExampleImage NIA.PNG +
Has role Organization portal +, Funding resource +
Id nlx_inv_1005112  +
Is part of National Institutes of Health +, Resource:NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research +
Keywords Aging +, Late adult human +, Alzheimers disease +
Label National Institute on Aging  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 11 September 2013 20:24:57  +
ModifiedDate 11 September 2013  +
SuperCategory Government granting agency  +
Categories Government granting agency
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Resource:Alzheimers Disease Education and Referral Center +, Resource:Dynamics of Health Aging and Body Composition (Health ABC) +, Resource:Inside NIA: A Blog for Researchers +, Resource:Intramural Research Program +, Resource:NIA Array Analysis +, Resource:NIA Scientific Resources + Is part of
Resource:ACCORD +, Resource:ADEPT - Assessment of Doctor-Elderly Patient Encounters +, Resource:Add Health (National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health) +, Resource:Advanced Cognitive Training for Independent and Vital Elderly (ACTIVE) +, Resource:Aged Rodent Tissue Arrays +, Resource:Aged Rodent Tissue Bank +, Resource:Aging Cell Repository +, Resource:Aging Status and Sense of Control (ASOC) +, Resource:Alameda County Health and Ways of Living Study +, Resource:Alzheimers Disease Cooperative Study +, Resource:Alzheimers Disease Education and Referral Center +, Resource:BMAP - Brain Molecular Anatomy Project +, Resource:BRAID +, Resource:Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging (BLSA) +, Resource:Biomarker Network +, Resource:Boston University Alzheimers Disease Center +, Resource:Boston University Alzheimers Disease Center - Neuropathology +, Resource:Brain Research Institute Research Resources +, Resource:Cell Properties Database +, Resource:Census Microdata Samples Project +, Supporting Agency
 

 

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