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Division of Behavioral and Social Research Funding Opportunities and Applicant Resources

Funding Opportunities

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
PAR-18-177 T1 Translational Research: Novel Interventions for Prevention and Treatment of Age-related Conditions (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) 11-17-2017 09-08-2018
PAR-18-178 T2 Translational Research: Research Leading to New Health Care Practices, Community Programs and Policies Affecting Older Persons (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) 11-17-2017 09-08-2018
RFA-AG-19-019 The National Health and Aging Trends Study (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 07-03-2018 10-02-2018
RFA-AG-19-006 Roybal Centers for Translational Research on Aging (P30 Clinical Trial Required) 06-07-2018 10-19-2018
RFA-AG-19-008 Edward R. Roybal Coordinating Center (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 06-07-2018 10-19-2018
PAR-16-355 Social Epigenomics Research Focused on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01) 07-07-2016 11-16-2018
PAR-16-356 Social Epigenomics Research Focused on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R21) 07-07-2016 11-16-2018
RFA-AG-19-022 Research Network on Telomeres as Sentinels of Environmental Exposures, Psychosocial Stress, and Disease Susceptibility (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 08-15-2018 12-04-2018
RFA-AG-19-023 Telomeres as Sentinels of Environmental Exposures, Psychosocial Stress, and Disease Susceptibility: A Methods Comparison Study (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) 08-15-2018 12-04-2018
PAR-16-080 Education and Health: New Frontiers (R01) 01-12-2016 01-08-2019
PAR-18-362 Education and Health: New Frontiers (R21)- Clinical Trial Optional 11-22-2017 01-08-2019
PAR-18-387 Education and Health: New Frontiers (R01)- Clinical Trial Optional 11-22-2017 01-08-2019
PAR-18-388 Education and Health: New Frontiers (R03) - Clinical Trial Optional 11-22-2017 01-08-2019
RFA-AG-19-015 High-Priority Behavioral and Social Research Networks (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 06-21-2018 02-02-2019
PAR-17-486 Short-term Mentored Career Enhancement Awards for Mid-Career Investigators to Integrate Basic Behavioral and Social Sciences (K18 Clinical Trial Required) 09-19-2017 03-07-2019
PAR-18-349 Short-term Mentored Career Enhancement Awards for Mid-Career Investigators to Integrate Basic Behavioral and Social Sciences (K18 - No Independent Clinical Trials) 11-07-2017 03-07-2019
PAR-16-085 NIA Clinical Research Project Planning Grant Program (R34) 01-15-2016 03-17-2019
PAR-16-237 Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R03) 05-10-2016 05-08-2019
PAR-18-007 Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) 11-03-2017 05-08-2019
PAR-18-017 Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) 11-03-2017 05-08-2019
PAR-18-352 Methodology and Measurement in the Behavioral and Social Sciences (R01) Clinical Trials Optional 11-21-2017 09-08-2019
PAR-18-378 Methodology and Measurement in the Behavioral and Social Sciences (R21) Clinical Trials Optional 11-21-2017 09-08-2019
PAR-17-470 Clinical and Epidemiological Research on Chronic Disease in the Caribbean (R01) 08-25-2017 11-16-2019
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-18-581 Emotional Function in Normal Aging and/or MCI and AD/ADRD (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional) 01-12-2018 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-18-582 Emotional Function in Normal Aging and/or MCI and AD/ADRD (R21 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 01-12-2018 06-23-2020
PA-17-477 Research on Transgender Health (R21) 09-08-2017 01-08-2021
PA-17-478 Research on Transgender Health (R01) 09-08-2017 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

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

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