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National Institute on Aging: co-funding scheme
UK-US collaborative funding in the biology of ageing
- National Institute of Aging (NIA) - an institute of NIH
Up to £2M is available.
No. of projects funded
Not yet awarded.
To encourage high quality, innovative collaborative research to advance the understanding in the biology ageing.
- Age-related effects of diet on bacteria and gut health - Discovering how interactions between nutrition, the gut microbiota and host tissues influence health in later life
- Ageing bladder and bowel - The underpinning biology and physiology of the ageing bladder and bowel, and the maintenance of homeostasis and function throughout the lifecourse
- Age-related changes in circadian rhythms and sleep - How the ageing process affects circadian/biological rhythms and sleep, and implications for health and wellbeing in later life.
|Cycle II||Cycle III|
|Deadline for submssion of Je-S proforma to BBSRC||22 May 2013, 5pm||5 September 2013, 5pm|
|Deadline for submission of standard R01 applications to NIA||5 June 2013||12 November 2013|
|NIA scientific merit review||October/November 2013||February/March 2014|
|NIA Advisory Council round||January 2014||May 2014|
|Earliest project start date||April 2014||July 2014|
For specific UK issues or BBSRC scientific remit queries contact
Louisa Jenkin, Strategy and Policy Manager – Ageing: Lifelong Health wellbeing
+44 (0)1793 413352
Sarah Plowman, Strategy and Policy Officer - Bioscience for Health Sector
+44 (0)1793 442196
Dr. David Finkelstein, Program Director, Division of Aging Biology National Institute on Aging
++1 301 496-6402