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The National Institute on Aging (NIA) intramural research program is comprised of 11 laboratories and branches and a research program that include the scientific disciplines of biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, structural biology, genetics, behavioral sciences, epidemiology, statistics, and clinical research and the medical disciplines of neurobiology, immunology, endocrinology, cardiology, rheumatology, hematology, oncology, and gerontology. The research goal of the program is to understand the pathophysiology of age related disease and disability. The program offers excellent training opportunities in laboratory and clinical medicine and is committed to training basic and clinical researchers in biomedical and behavioral sciences.
The NIA IRP provides training opportunities in several sites; most of the laboratories are based at the Biomedical Research Center and the Gerontology Research 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 is located in Building 9 on the NIH main campus in Bethesda, and the Laboratory of Neurogenetics is located in the Porter Neuroscience Research Center on the NIH main campus in Bethesda, and the Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry is located in the Gateway Building in Bethesda.
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