National Institute on Aging: co-funding scheme
UK-US collaborative funding in the biology of ageing
- National Institute on Aging (NIA) - an institute of NIH
Up to £2M is available
Number of projects funded
Not yet awarded.
To encourage high quality, innovative UK-US collaborative research to advance the understanding in the biology ageing.
To advance the understanding in the biology ageing in the following specific areas:
- 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 & 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