Division of Behavioral and Social Research
The Division of Behavioral and Social Research (BSR) supports social, behavioral, and economic research and training on the processes of aging at the individual and societal levels. BSR fosters cross-disciplinary research, from genetics to cross-national comparative research, and at stages from basic through translational.
Featured Funding Opportunities
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications for research and development to improve functioning and quality of life for the elderly, especially the disabled elderly, living in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), or to improve functioning and quality of life for low-income, disabled, and isolated elderly living in high-income countries.
Research Education: Short Courses on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias for the Behavioral and Social Sciences (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
The goal of this FOA is to support short courses geared to behavioral and social scientists who have existing expertise in aging research and can make research contributions in Alzheimer’s disease and Alzheimer's disease-related dementias (AD/ADRD) with additional knowledge about the disease and related research resources.
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications seeking to examine the outcomes of care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and Alzheimer's disease-related dementias (AD/ADRD) by identifying home- and community-based services (HCBS) used, as well as barriers to accessing these types of care and unmet needs of persons with AD/ADRD concerning care and services. A companion R21 announcement is also available.