Alzheimer’s Disease: Comparative Biology of Neurodegeneration

Deadline
Multiple
OPPORTUNITY NO.
PAR-17-039
MECHANISM
R21
RESEARCH AREA(S)
SYNOPSIS

Comparative Biology of Neurodegeneration

This FOA invites exploratory comparative biology research projects assessing how different animal species respond to challenges and damage to cellular physiology pathways that might influence the onset of Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases as well as resilience to them, such as adaptation to stress, macromolecular damage, proteostasis and stem cell function and regeneration.    

Deadlines:

  • Pre-Application Submission: N/A
  • Application Submission: 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization, Feb. 16, 2017; Jun. 16, 2017; Oct. 16, 2017; Feb. 16, 2018; Jun. 16, 2018; Oct. 16, 2018; Feb. 16, 2019; Jun. 16, 2019; Oct. 16, 2019
ELIGIBILITY

Any individual(s) with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to carry out the proposed research as the Program Director(s)/Principal Investigator(s) (PD(s)/PI(s)) is invited to work with his/her organization to develop an application for support. Individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups as well as individuals with disabilities are always encouraged to apply for NIH support.