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NIA Announces Changes in the Eligibility Criteria for use of the NIA Aged Rodent Colony

Funding Number: NOT-AG-09-003
Funding Type: NOT
Release Date: March 9, 2009
Expiration Date: January 1, 2019
Web Site: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-AG-09-003.html
NIA Announces Changes the Eligibility Criteria use the NIA Aged Rodent Colony Notice Number: NOT-AG-09-003 Key Dates Release Date: March 9, 2009 Issued National Institute Aging NIA), http://www.nia.nih.gov ) Purpose National Institute Aging NIA) traditionally subsidized aging research funded several NIH Institutes, Federal Agencies private Foundations, allowing grantees those institutes/agencies/foundations access the NIA aged rodent colonies.  While NIA values collaborative contribution the field aging research, carries burden, both the fiscal contribution in management the colonies.  2006, increased demands the NIA aged rodent colonies required NIA implement restrictions the of aged rodent colonies an indefinite period time.  Due increases the entry levels the NIA aged rodent colonies, colonies recovered sufficiently allow broader by aging research community.  revised policy still restricts of colonies projects are directly related aging, opens to projects funded a variety federal non-profit organizations.  also provides the of colonies investigators do have active funding are the process revising grant applications the NIH. full text the revised policy use the NIA aged rodent colonies posted the rodent colony website: http://www.nia.nih.gov/ResearchInformation/ScientificResources/AgedRoden... .  information ordering the NIA aged rodent colonies posted the web: http://www.nia.nih.gov/ResearchInformation/ScientificResources/AgedRoden... . new policy effective March 1, 2009 remains effect until further notice.  Inquiries you any questions eligibility use NIA aged rodent colonies please contact: Nancy L. Nadon, Ph.D. Chief, Biological Resources Branch Division Aging Biology National Institute Aging 7201 Wisconsin Ave., GW 2C231 Bethesda, MD 20892 Phone: 301-402-7744 FAX: 301-402-5997 nadonn@nia.nih.gov