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Check out NIA’s new cleared concepts for aging research

Melinda Kelley, Ph.D.
Melinda KELLEY,
Assoc. Dir. for Scientific Strategy, Innovation, and Management,
Office of the Director (OD)

NIA recently posted our latest cleared concepts for aging research that were approved by our National Advisory Council on Aging (NACA) earlier this month. Researchers with an eye toward future scientific endeavors will want to review these and plan accordingly in the likely case they’ll evolve into future funding opportunity announcements (FOAs). While a scientific idea making it to the cleared concept stage doesn’t guarantee an award mechanism or funding allocation, many of NIA’s cleared concepts have indeed, historically, become FOAs published in the NIH Guide.

For those who are inspired by the following list, it’s the right time to begin mapping out a plan for a successful application, including consideration of needed resources, staffing, and expertise. NIA’s new, cleared concepts are:

Anything of interest? Please email the appropriate program officer noted at the respective link or leave a question or comment below!

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