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NIA to Sunset the Caloric-Restricted Rodent Colony

Funding Number: NOT-AG-14-017
Funding Type: NOT
Release Date: June 11, 2014
Expiration Date: January 1, 2020
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NIA Sunset Caloric-Restricted Rodent Colony Notice Number: NOT-AG-14-017 Key Dates Release Date: June 11, 2014 Related Announcements None Issued National Institute Aging NIA) Purpose National Institute Aging NIA) supported colony caloric-restricted CR) rodents use NIA grantees nearly 20 years. of NIA CR rodents dwindled over past several years, the needs investigators studying biology aging changed. Because the expense this colony the limited use, NIA decided to renew CR rodent contract after current contract expires. a result, entries the current CR aging colony terminate the summer 2018, older mice available until around summer 2020. change does affect aging mouse colony the aging rat colony, just caloric restricted rodent colony. NIA might able make special provisions NIA grantees grants include specific aims directly focused CR mice. Investigators newly funded NIA grants have specific aims requiring CR mice should contact Dr. Nancy Nadon. Further updates be provided later Notices on NIA aged rodent colony handbook website, Inquiries Please direct inquiries to: Nancy L. Nadon, Ph.D. National Institute Aging NIA) Telephone: 301-402-7744 Email: nbsp;