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NIA Announces Changes in Resource Availability and Eligibility

Funding Number: NOT-AG-14-004
Funding Type: NOT
Release Date: January 30, 2014
Expiration Date: January 1, 2019
Web Site: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-AG-14-004.html
NIA Announces Changes Resource Availability Eligibility Notice Number: NOT-AG-14-004 Key Dates Release Date: January 30, 2014 Related Announcements None Issued National Institute Aging NIA) Purpose NIA long provided biological resources the research community facilitate research the biology aging, which users paid cost-sharing fee shipping costs.  Because a recent ruling, of January 1, 2014, NIA no longer charge users the biological resources, nor any related shipping fees.  NIA committed continuing provide unique resources the research community, this change significantly increased cost the NIA provide biological resources, particularly aged rodent colonies. a result the Budget recently passed Congress, restores portion the funding cuts during Sequester, NIA now positioned fiscal 2014 maintain investment the aged rodent colonies a level sufficient meet demands the broader aging research community, including grantees funded the NIH, U. S. government agencies outside NIH, U.S. private foundations funding aging research. However, stringent limitations use the aged rodent colonies required ensure continued availability the animals within new fiscal environment.  full Notice posted http://www.nia.nih.gov/research/dab/aged-rodent-colonies-handbook the eligibility criteria posted http://www.nia.nih.gov/research/dab/aged-rodent-colonies-handbook/eligib... .  Questions eligibility should sent the resources order desk rodents@nia.nih.gov. Inquiries Please direct inquiries to: Nancy L. Nadon, Ph.D. National Institute Aging NIA) Telephone: 301-402-7744 Email: nadonn@nia.mih.gov