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Behavioral and Social Research Funding Opportunities and Applicant Resources

BSR currently is currently accepting grant applications to a number of funding opportunities in different scientific domains related to aging research. Please see below for active BSR-led funding opportunities that are not related to Alzheimer's disease and Alzheimer's disease related dementias (AD/ADRD). A list of BSR's active AD/ADRD funding opportunities is available online.

The full list of NIA-wide active funding opportunities and NIA-wide AD/ADRD funding opportunities can also be found online.

FOA Number Title Release Date Expiration Date
RFA-AG-20-027 Innovations to Foster Healthy Longevity in Low-Income Settings (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 10-23-2019 02-04-2020
PAR-19-372 Social Epigenomics Research Focused on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01-Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 09-10-2019 11-09-2022
PAR-19-274 Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) 05-08-2019 05-08-2022
PAR-19-275 Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) 05-08-2019 05-08-2022
PAR-19-276 Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 05-08-2019 05-08-2022
NOT-AG-19-004 Notice of Participation of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) in PA-19-094 "Emotion Regulation, Aging and Mental Disorder (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)" 02-11-2019 01-08-2022
NOT-AG-19-005 Notice of Participation of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) in PA-19-095 "Emotion Regulation, Aging and Mental Disorder (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)" 02-11-2019 01-08-2022
PAR-19-133 Academic Research Enhancement Award for Undergraduate-Focused Institutions (R15 Clinical Trial Required) 12-21-2018 01-08-2021
PA-18-849 Prevention Research in Mid-Life Adults (R01 Clinical Trial Optional 07-03-2018 09-08-2021
PA-18-850 Prevention Research in Mid-Life Adults (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) 07-03-2018 09-08-2021
PA-18-728 Research on the Health of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Populations (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) 03-28-2018 01-08-2021
PA-18-729 Research on the Health of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) 03-28-2018 01-08-2021
PA-18-722 Improving Patient Adherence to Treatment and Prevention Regimens to Promote Health (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) 03-28-2018 05-08-2021
PA-18-723 Improving Patient Adherence to Treatment and Prevention Regimens to Promote Health (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) 03-28-2018 05-08-2021
PAR-18-714 Academic Research Enhancement Award for Undergraduate-Focused Institutions (R15 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 03-15-2018 05-08-2021
PAR-18-582 Emotional Function in Normal Aging and/or MCI and AD/ADRD (R21 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 01-12-2018 06-23-2020
PAR-18-581 Emotional Function in Normal Aging and/or MCI and AD/ADRD (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional) 01-12-2018 06-09-2020
PAR-18-544 Basic and Translational Research on Decision Making in Aging and Alzheimer's Disease (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional) 12-21-2017 06-09-2020
PAR-18-538 Basic and Translation Research on Decision Making in Aging and Alzheimer's Disease (R21 - Clinical Trial Optional) 12-21-2017 06-23-2020
PAR-17-470 Clinical and Epidemiological Research on Chronic Disease in the Caribbean (R01) 08-25-2017 11-16-2019

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