Deadline approaching 3/4/19: The Research Centers Collaborative Network (RCCN) is seeking to fund pilot projects on Behavior Change to Benefit Older Adults
February 12, 2019 — The RCCN will fund two or more pilot or developmental projects that involve NIA-sponsored research centers to foster research in area Behavior Change to Benefit Older Adults including change in the behaviors of older adults, care givers, health care providers, health care delivery systems or neighborhoods. The RCCN has set aside $80,000 to fund at least 2 projects. Applications are due March 4, 2019 with awards announced by April 30, 2019.
Opportunity (Junior Faculty) - Annual research retreat on “Aging and Disease: The Biogerontology Interface” in Ann Arbor at U Michigan May 30- 31, 2019.
February 05, 2019 — Do you have a grant proposal on which you wish to receive advice? The goal of the research retreat is to assist talented junior faculty members to learn more about current problems and progress in the area of aging and disease, and to provide these scientists with candid feedback about their own research ideas.
January 30, 2019 — Three junior researchers have received funding for pilot projects that use ADRC resources to advance the understanding, diagnosis, and/or treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more:
Upcoming 2/13 Special Pathology Presents Lecture: Alzheimer’s pathophysiology: From region vulnerability to retromer.
January 16, 2019 — Dr. Scott Small, MD, is the director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and Departments of Neurology, Radiology, and Psychiatry at Columbia University.
January 16, 2019 — Featured topics: Annual Sample Distribution Reports, Annual ADC Conference Calls, ADC Biomarker Initiative Supplement, NIAGADS Genomics Database v 3.3 Now Available, Additional New ADSP Data Released.
January 04, 2019 — Mark your calendar! Jan 9th: The UW Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine presents a public forum on stem cell science and the potential for new treatments for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and other neurodegenerative diseases. The featured panelists include researchers from UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center/ADRC and collaborators.
December 19, 2018 — the NACC Scientific Review Committee has released the criteria used in scoring New Investigator Grant applications. The guidelines should be helpful for those preparing submissions for the January 21 deadline, especially in formulating the research plan.
November 29, 2018 — Congratulations to UW ADRC researchers and project collaborators Drs. David Baker, Paul Crane, Eric Larson, and Tom Montine, who are listed among the world's most influential researchers, based on the highest percentile of peer citations in scientific publications.
November 06, 2018 — The NIA recently funded a center to advance research on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in Native populations. To address health disparities, the new center will recruit and mentor junior and midlevel scientists interested in pursuing research on Alzheimer’s disease in Native populations, with a special focus on investigators and others from underrepresented minority groups. The project will be a collaboration between WSU/UW ADRC, UC Denver, and Stanford..
October 23, 2018 — The 2019 New Investigator Award provides up to $135,000 (including indirect costs) to support early-career investigators as they pursue research in Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases. Letter of intent due 11/19/2018. Application due 01/21/2019