National Institute on Aging: co-funding scheme
UK-US collaborative funding in the biology of ageing
This scheme is administered by the NIA.
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
We will support the UK component of joint UK-US projects submitted to the NIA grant funding system. Currently, up to £2M is available for this scheme.
No. of projects funded
Not yet awarded.
To encourage UK-US collaborative research to advance the understanding in the biology ageing.
The scope of this call is in the following specific topic areas only:
- 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
- Understanding the mechanisms by which physical activity and sedentary behaviour effect the ageing process across the lifecourse and impact on health in later life
Application downloads (for reference only)
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|Cycle II||Cycle III|
|Deadline for submssion of Je-S proforma to BBSRC||8 May 2014, 5pm (closed)||5 September 2014, 5pm|
|Deadline for submission of standard R01 applications to NIA||5 June 2014||5 October 2014|
|NIA scientific merit review||October/November 2014||February/March 2015|
|NIA Advisory Council round||January 2015||May 2015|
|Earliest project start date||April 2015||July 2015|