OSP FO# 11-101
AGENCY: Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)/National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute on Aging (NIA)
OBJECTIVES: This program provides funding to conduct secondary analysis of social and behavioral data in aging. Specifically, NIA seeks applicants to: 1) stimulate and facilitate secondary analysis of data related to dynamics of health and disability, cognition, psychosocial and sociodemographic factors, genetics, and biomarkers, long-term care, caregiving, behavioral medicine, retirement, economic status; 2) provide support for preliminary projects using secondary analysis that could lead to subsequent applications for other research grant award mechanisms; 3) provide support for analyses of new databases and experimental modules for purposes such as informing the design and content of future study waves; and 4) provide support for pilot research on under-utilized databases.
Examples of areas of investigation include but are not limited to the following:
- Biodemography of Aging
- Genetics, Behavior and Aging
- Trends in Chronic Disease, Disability and Life Expectancy
- Living Arrangements and Neighborhoods
- Burden of Illness
- Health, Work and Retirement
- Race, Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status
- Demography of Aging
- Early Life Determinants of Late-Life Health
- Cross-national Studies Using Harmonized Samples
For more information, please consult the program announcement below.
DEADLINES: June 16, October 16, February 16 until May 8, 2012
FUNDING INFORMATION: The program utilizes the NIH Small Research Grant (R03) award mechanism, and “Just-in-Time” information concepts. A project period of up to two years and a budget for direct costs of up to two $25,000 modules, or $50,000 per year, may be requested (i.e., a maximum of $100,000 over two years in four modules of $25,000 each).
Partha Bhattacharyya, Ph.D
Division of Behavioral and Social Research
National Institute on Aging
National Institute of Health
7201 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 533
Bethesda, MD 20892-9205
Telephone: (301) 496-3131
Fax: (301) 402-0051
REMARKS: NIH requires that applications to this program be submitted electronically through Grants.gov (http://www.grants.gov). After submission via Grants.gov, applications will be retrieved and processed by the NIH Commons system (https://commons.era.nih.gov/commons/index.jsp). In order to prepare a responsive application, PIs should download both the complete program guidelines (PA-10-139) and the corresponding application package from Grants.gov as well as the NIH Grants.gov Application Guide (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/424/index.htm). PIs must also be registered Commons users.
For more information about Grants.gov and the NIH Commons, or to register as a Commons user, please contact either India Adams (email@example.com) or A. B. Effgen (firstname.lastname@example.org) in the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) at x3-4365. In addition, please contact the OSP Assistant Director assigned to your school or department as soon as possible to coordinate submission through the Grants.gov system.
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