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)
Expression of interest form (DOC 46KB)
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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|