Research and Funding

Aged Rodent Colonies Handbook

Contact Information

Notice: The NIA has long provided biological resources to the research community to facilitate research on the biology of aging. As of January 1, 2014, the NIA will no longer charge users for the biological resources, nor any related shipping fees due to a new interpretation of the regulations that govern contracting. Notice Regarding Pricing.

All email correspondence regarding rodent resource orders should be sent to

For questions about the NIA colonies, availability, eligibility to order, and the ordering process, contact Heidi Brogdon, the Program Specialist in charge of the order desk: Phone: 301-496-0181, Email address

For scientific questions about animal models, contact Nancy L. Nadon, Ph.D., Chief, Biological Resources Branch: Phone: 301-402-7744, Email address