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Notice of NIA Participation in PA-12-209 Functions of Skeletal Muscle Beyond Contraction (R21)

Funding Number: NOT-AG-12-015
Funding Type: NOT
Release Date: August 6, 2012
Expiration Date: January 1, 2020
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Notice NIA Participation PA-12-209 Functions Skeletal Muscle Beyond Contraction R21) Notice Number: NOT-AG-12-015 Key Dates Release Date: August 6, 2012 Related Notices NOT-AG-12-014 Issued National Institute Aging NIA) Purpose Notice to inform applicants NIA joined National Institute Arthritis Musculoskeletal Skin Diseases entitled quot;Functions Skeletal Muscle Beyond Contraction" PA-12-209) encourages R21 applications support innovative, exploratory/developmental projects aimed studying effects, mechanisms influence aging the spectrum activities skeletal muscle health disease are beyond classical role contraction locomotion. activities include endocrine paracrine functions skeletal muscle, resting muscle thermogenesis, sensing biomechanical stimuli, storing amino acids, regulating systemic metabolism, etc. Advancing understanding the role aging these important functions muscle lead novel strategies the prevention treatment common conditions such cachexia, obesity, diabetes sarcopenia. Components Participating Organizations Components Participating Organizations section PA-12-209, R21) been revised include NIA: National Institute Arthritis Musculoskeletal Skin Diseases NIAMS) National Institute Aging NIA) Catalog Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers 93.848 National Institute Arthritis Musculoskeletal Skin Diseases 93.866 National Institute Aging Inquiries Please direct inquiries to: John P Williams, Ph.D. Director Musculoskeletal Biology Program Division Aging Biology National Institute Aging 7201 Wisconsin Ave Bethesda, MD 20892 Telephone: 301) 496-6403 FAX: 301) 410-0010 Email: