OSP FO# 12-004

AGENCY: Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)/National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute on Aging (NIA)

PROGRAM: NIA Program Project Applications (P01)

OBJECTIVES: This program provides funding for integrated, multi-project research programs that have a well-defined, central research focus or objective relevant to the mission of the National Institute on Aging (NIA). Genetic, biological, clinical, behavioral, social, and economic research related to the aging process, diseases and conditions associated with aging, and other special problems and needs of older Americans will be considered.

Program project awards represent synergistic research programs that are designed to achieve results that cannot be attained by investigators working independently. They consist of at least three individual interrelated research (sub)projects that contribute to the program objective, and an administrative core all of which are active through all years of the program project

Investigators are encouraged to visit the NIA website for additional information about the research mission and high-priority research areas of the NIA at http://www.nia.nih.gov/GrantsAndTraining/PrioritiesandPrograms/.

January 25 and May 25 annually until 2013

FUNDING INFORMATION: This program will utilize the NIH Program Project Grant (P01) award mechanism. The total amount awarded and the number of awards will depend upon the numbers, quality, duration, and costs of the applications received. Award project period will be for five years.

Robin A. Barr, D.Phil
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
GWY – Gateway Building, 2C218
7201 Wisconsin Ave
Bethesda, MD 20892
Telephone: (301) 496-9322
Fax: (301) 402-2945
Email: BarrR@mail.nih.gov
Web: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-11-066.html

REMARKS: Complete program guidelines and application material (PAR-11-066 and PHS 398) may be obtained from the web site listed above or from the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP). Please distribute this notice to any faculty or staff members who might be interested in the information. For more information, please contact the OSP at X3-4365 or ospinfo@bu.edu, or visit the OSP web site at http://www.bu.edu/osp.