National Institutes of Health (NIH): Immune and Inflammatory Mechanisms in Alzheimer’s Disease (R01)

This opportunity uses the R01 Research Project Grant funding mechanism.

The goal of this funding opportunity is to establish the role of the brain’s innate immune system, the systemic immune system, and the cross talk and changes with age between the two, in the development and progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

An interdisciplinary and integrative research approach to identify the cell networks and mediators of the brain and systemic immune and inflammatory systems is expected to give greater insight into the etiological mechanisms underlying Alzheimer’s disease.

Funding & Duration

Up to  US $500,000 for direct costs available per year. Maximum award period is five years.


Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are eligible to apply

Submission Requirements & Due Dates

  • 29 Dec 2014  – Letter of Intent (LOI) via Grants.Gov submission portal.
  • Copy of LOI forwarded to the Research Branch ASAP.
  • 15 Jan   2015  – full applications submitted to the Research Branch for internal review.

Grants Officer: Dr Don McMaster


Further Information

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