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National Institutes of Health: National Institute on Aging - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

National Institutes of Health: National Institute on Aging
Building 31, Room 5C27
31 Center Drive
MSC 2292
Bethesda, MD 20892-2292
(301) 496-1752 (Local)
(301) 496-1072 (Fax)
(800) 222-4225 (TDD/TTY)
webmaster@nia.nih.gov
http://www.nia.nih.gov

Brief Description

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.

Geographic area served: U.S.
Publications: The NIA has an extensive collection of print, audiovisual, and web-related materials on aging and aging-related diseases for consumers. To order a list of free publications: 1-800-222-2225 (toll free); 1-800-222-4225 (TTY); niaic@nia.nih.gov(email); www.nia.nih.gov (website); or write to NIA Information Center, P.O. Box 8057, Gaithersburg, MD 20898-8057.

Staff

Richard Hodes, Director, richard.hodes@nih.gov

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Information and Referral
    • Disseminates information about aging and advances in research to the public, health care professionals, and the scientific community,among a variety of audiences.
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