This opportunity uses the R01 Research Project Grant funding mechanism.
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites projects focused on defining the factors that influence microbiome composition and functional characteristics during aging, understanding how the aging microbiome relates to the causes and pathophysiology of age-related chronic diseases, and development and testing of targeted interventions through diet, drugs, or live organisms. This FOA will accept basic mechanistic, preclinical studies in animal models and human studies leveraging existing human longitudinal cohorts.
Funding & Duration
The National Institute on Aging (NIA) intends to commit US $2.5M (approx. AUD $3.6M) to fund 5-7 awards.
Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are eligible to apply.
Submission Requirements & Due Date
- 23 September 2019: Letter of Intent (LOI) due. Please forward a copy of your LOI to Research Services.
- 23 October 2019: Applications must be submitted for internal review.
- Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are considering applying for this scheme.
- See also: Submitting an Application to Research Services for Review