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International Activities


The NIA Office of International Activities (OIA) serves as a liaison with international agencies, foreign organizations, and foreign scientists involved in aging research. It also coordinates aging research activities under agreements between the U.S. and other countries, promotes strategies to build global aging research capacity, and supports collaborative research projects. The OIA administers a program that brings foreign scientists to NIA's laboratories to promote collaborative research between NIA’s scientists and those in other countries, and to influence the development of biomedical and behavioral research internationally. Sponsoring and participating in international meetings and workshops are also among the office's responsibilities. For more information, contact:

Tamara Jones, Ph.D.
Office of International Activities
National Institute on Aging
National Institutes of Health
Building 31, Room 5C05
31 Center Drive, MSC 2292
Bethesda, MD 20892-2292
Phone: 301-451-8835
Fax: 301-496-2793

NIH's Fogarty International Center

NIH's Fogarty International Center promotes international cooperation and advanced study in the biomedical sciences and fosters research partnerships between American scientists and foreign counterparts through grants, fellowships, exchange awards, and international agreements. Comprehensive information about international programs can be found at:

Page last updated Sep 26, 2008