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Thank you for visiting the National Institute on Aging (NIA) Intramural Research Program (IRP) web site. The Intramural Research Program comprises 11 scientific laboratories, a clinical research branch, a research resources support branch and 2 sections. For information about the research conducted in our facilities and a comprehensive list of our investigators, click here.
Research is conducted in several sites; the Office of the Scientific Director and administrative and research services are located at the Biomedical Research Center and most of the laboratories are based at the Gerontology Research Center and the Triad Technology Center on the Johns Hopkins Bayview Campus in Baltimore, Maryland. The Clinical Research Branch's Advanced Studies in Translational Research on Aging (ASTRA) Unit is located at Harbor Hospital, a few miles south of the Bayview Campus in Baltimore, Maryland. The section of Brain Physiology and Metabolism and the Laboratory of Neurogenetics are located on the NIH main campus in Bethesda, and the Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry is located in the Gateway Building in Bethesda. For directions to our various locations, click here.
Our mailing address and telephone number:National Institute on Aging
Intramural Research Program
Biomedical Research Center

251 Bayview Boulevard, Suite 100
Baltimore, MD 21224-6825
Telephone, 410-558-8110
NIA Media Inquiries: National Institute on Aging
Office of Communications and Public Liaison

Bldg. 31, Room 5C27
31 Center Drive, MSC 2292
Bethesda, MD 20892
Telephone, 301-496-1752
For information about NIA IRP Research Training Opportunities, please contact:
Arlene P. Jackson
IRP Recruitment Specialist
Telephone, 410-558-8121
For information or to join the NIA IRP Clinical Research Studies, please contact:
National Institute on Aging
Clinical Research Branch

3001 S. Hanover Street
Baltimore, MD 21225
Telephone, 410-350-3950, or toll-free, 1-800-225-2572
For Participant Recruitment:
Telephone, 410-350-3491 or
Toll-free, 1-800-225-2572 ext. 3941
Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging (BLSA)
Telephone, 410-350-3950, or toll-free, 1-800-225-BLSA
Healthy Aging in Neighborhoods of Diversity across the Life Span (HANDLS)
Toll-free, 1-866-207-8363
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Updated: Friday December 28, 2007