The National Institute on Aging has issued funding opportunity announcements for two exploratory/developmental research (R21) grants for translational research related to age-related conditions and the elderly.
A grant for T1 translational research on aging (PAS-11-280) encourages exploratory/developmental R21 research projects involving the application of basic and clinical biomedical findings toward the development of novel therapeutics for the prevention and treatment of key health issues affecting the elderly.
A grant for T2 translational research on aging (PAS-11-281) encourages exploratory/developmental R21 research projects directed toward the development of health-care practices and community programs and policies, including monitoring and quality improvement for pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches for preventing and treating key health issues affecting the elderly.
The earliest submission date for both grants is Sept. 16, 2011. Standard application due dates apply.