Epigenetic Analyses of Aging as a Risk Factor for Multiple Chronic Conditions (U34)

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Epigenetic Analyses of Aging as a Risk Factor for Multiple Chronic Conditions (U34): The emergent field of geroscience seeks to relate the biology of aging to the development of chronic diseases and the onset of degenerative conditions which are prevalent in the older segment of human populations. It is generally accepted that age is the major risk factor for most chronic diseases and degenerative conditions in adults. Thus, a critical question in geroscience is to identify components in the biology of aging that are the underlying risk for multiple chronic diseases and degenerative conditions. Therefore, this FOA will support planning grants to circumscribe the scope of this question and suggest ways to answer it experimentally. The focus will be on epigenetics underlying aging as a risk factor for age-related diseases and degenerative conditions in humans. Mortality and age-related mortality are outside the scope of this FOA. Studies using model organisms are outside the scope of this FOA.
Federal Grant Title: Epigenetic Analyses of Aging as a Risk Factor for Multiple Chronic Conditions (U34)
Federal Agency Name: National Institutes of Health
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-AG-15-004
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.866
CFDA Descriptions: Aging Research
Current Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2015
Original Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2015
Posted Date: September 11th, 2014
Creation Date: Sep 11, 2014
Archive Date: Feb 15, 2015
Total Program Funding: $800,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $600,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: none
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Private institutions of higher education
Independent school districts
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
State governments
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Special district governments
County governments
City or township governments
Small businesses
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Other Eligible Applicants include the following:
Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions; Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISISs); Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government; Faith-based or Community-based Organizations; Hispanic-serving Institutions; Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized); Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Organizations); Regional Organizations; Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) ; U.S. Territory or Possession; Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are eligible to apply.
Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U.S. Organizations are eligible to apply.
Foreign components, as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statement, are allowed.
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