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NIA Intervention Testing Program (ITP) Announces Annual Call for Compounds to Test for Anti-Aging Activity in Mice

Funding Number: NOT-AG-14-005
Funding Type: NOT
Release Date: February 18, 2014
Expiration Date: January 1, 2019
Web Site: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-AG-14-005.html
NIA Intervention Testing Program ITP) Announces Annual Call Compounds Test Anti-Aging Activity Mice Notice Number: NOT-AG-14-005 Key Dates Release Date: February 18, 2014   Due Date: 9, 2014 Related Announcements None Issued National Institute Aging NIA) Purpose National Institute Aging NIA) Interventions Testing Program ITP) established test compounds purported extend lifespan and/or delay onset disease disability.  NIA ITP tests such compounds mice, using variety measured endpoints assess efficacy interventions.  are three sites perform testing, at University Michigan, at University Texas Health Sciences Center-San Antonio, one the Jackson Laboratory.  is anticipated 3-5 compounds be accepted study 2015. ITP a collaborative effort between study sites the sponsors recommend interventions study.  sponsor’s role to provide rationale investigating intervention, recommendations the dose, route timing administration the intervention, propose assays measurements document efficacy the intervention.  sponsor have access all data developed the treated mice, assist analysis the data will a co-author resulting publications.  Sponsor's proposals specific interventions reviewed an Access Panel accepted protocols prioritized the ITP Steering Committee. NIA ITP soliciting proposals compounds enter study 2015.  deadline receipt proposals May 9, 2014.  Information the NIA ITP guidelines proposal development posted at: http://www.nia.nih.gov/research/dab/interventions-testing-program-itp. Inquiries Please direct inquiries to: Nancy L. Nadon, Ph.D. National Institute Aging NIA) Telephone: 301-402-7744 Email: nadonn@nia.nih.gov nbsp;