Opportunities across the RCCN

The RCCN will provide the latest grant deadlines and events and meetings relevant to aging research across the disciplines. Please email contact@rccn-aging.org if you'd like the RCCN to share an grant deadline or event here.

Grant Deadlines

Tufts Health Plan Foundation: Systems and Best Practices

Deadline: January 23, 2019

The Tufts Health Plan Foundation funds activities in Health and Wellness, Workforce Development, Purposeful Engagement, and Field and Capacity Building.

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Tufts Health Plan Foundation: Collaboration and Community Engagement

Deadline: January 23, 2019

The Tufts Health Plan Foundation supports community leaders in their work with multiple stakeholders toward a common community goal.

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Exploring Molecular Links Between Dietary Interventions and Circadian Rhythm (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: February 6, 2019

To explore how dietary intervention maintains tissue homeostasis and how circadian regulation integrates with various dietary strategies to achieve optimal health benefits.

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Development of Personalized In Vitro Assays to Quantitatively Assess Age-related Changes in Cellular Resiliencies to Physiologic Stressors (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: February 8, 2019

This FOA encourages Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) applications for the development and commercialization of standardized assays for cellular resiliencies, in a person-specific manner.

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Development of Personalized In Vitro Assays to Quantitatively Assess Age-related Changes in Cellular Resiliencies to Physiologic Stressors (R41/R42 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: February 8, 2019

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) applications for the development and commercialization of standardized in vitro assays of resilience at…

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A Census of Cells and Circuits in the Aging Brain (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: February 8, 2019

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) intends to support pilot studies aimed to establish molecular, anatomical, and functional cell and circuit census data from selected brain…

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Inter-NIA Center Pilot Proposals on Behavioral Change to Benefit Older Adults

Deadline: March 4, 2019

For pilot or developmental projects that involve multiple NIA-sponsored research centers in the area of Behavior Change to Benefit Older Adults.

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Research on Current Topics in Alzheimer's Disease and Its Related Dementias (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Deadline: March 11, 2019

Inviting applications proposing research on current topics in Alzheimer's disease and its related dementias.

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Research on Current Topics in Alzheimer's Disease and Its Related Dementias (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: March 11, 2019

Inviting applications proposing new tests, animal models, techniques, etc. to advance research on Alzheimer's disease and its related dementias.

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Butler-Williams Scholars Program 2019

Deadline: March 22, 2019

Provides unique opportunities for junior faculty and researchers who are new to the field of aging to gain insight about research on aging from a…

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Alzheimer's Disease Research Centers (P30 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: March 25, 2019

NIA-designated Alzheimer's Disease Research Centers (ADRCs) serve as major sources of discovery into the nature of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and related dementias.

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The Health and Aging Policy Fellows Program

Deadline: April 15, 2019

To provide professionals in health and aging with the experience and skills necessary to help lead in the translation of cutting-edge science and practical clinical…

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Centers on the Demography and Economics of Aging (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)

Deadline: May 3, 2019

This FOA invites Research and Development Center (P30) grant applications in the areas of demography and economics of aging, including relevant interdisciplinary areas rooted in…

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Centers on the Demography and Economics of Alzheimer's Disease and Alzheimer's Related Dementias (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)

Deadline: May 3, 2019

This FOA invites Research and Development Center (P30) grant applications in demography, economics and health services research relevant to Alzheimer's Disease and Alzheimer's Related Dementias…

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Demography and Economics of Aging and AD/ADRD Coordinating Center (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: May 3, 2019

This FOA invites applications for a Demography and Economics of Aging and AD/ADRD Coordinating Center (CC) whose purpose is to act as a hub, serving…

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Events & Meetings

Mitochondria in Aging and Age-Related Disease (J2)

January 12 - 16, 2019 | Keystone, CO

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Jumpstart Your Research Team: Establishing Expectations and Norms to Ensure Success

January 25, 2019 | Webinar

Presented by the Research Centers Collaborative Network (RCCN). 2-3pm ET.

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American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS) 2019 Annual Meeting

February 13 - 17, 2019 | Washington, DC

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Autophagy: From Model Systems to Therapeutic Opportunities (B2)

February 16 - 20, 2019 | Santa Fe, NM

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International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research

February 20 - 22, 2019 | Miami Beach, FL

Led by an internationally recognized organizing committee, the ICFSR brings together clinical, academics and industry leaders to present and discuss the latest research on frailty and sarcopenia.

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Cell Competition in Development and Disease (B6)

February 23 - 27, 2019 | Tahoe City, CA

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3rd Interventions in Aging Conference

March 2 - 5, 2019 | Nassau, Bahamas

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Osteoporosis and Soft Tissue Disorders

March 11 - 12, 2019 | Hyatt Regency Bethesda in Bethesda, MD

The conference, sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the American Geriatrics Society (AGS), will provide attendees the opportunity to learn about cutting edge research developments, participate in the creation of recommendations for future research, and network with colleagues and leaders in the field. Additional support is being provided by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research and Novartis.

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Epigenetics and Human Disease (X5)

March 16 - 20, 2019 | Alberta, Canada

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Genome Dynamics in Neuroscience and Aging

April 6 - 10, 2019 | Herzliya, Israel

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Conference: Population Association of America (PPA) Annual Meeting 2019

April 10 - 13, 2019 | JW Marriott Austin, Austin, Texas

The 2019 Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America will feature many PSC, ISR, and U-M presentations and discussions. See conference website for more information on the program, the venue, and guidelines for presenters, chairs, and discussants.

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Immunometabolism, Metaflammation and Metabolic Disorders (D6)

April 13 - 17, 2019 | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Telomeres & Telomerase

April 29, 2019 - May 3, 2019 | Cold Harbor Spring, NY

Abstract Deadline: February 15, 2019

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2019 Harvard/Glenn Symposium on Aging

May 20, 2019 | Boston, MA

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The International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region Congress 2019

May 22 - 24, 2019 | Gothenburg, Sweden

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American Aging Association 48th Annual Meeting: Translating Aging Research

May 30, 2019 - June 2, 2019 | Burlingame, CA

Held in conjunction with the 2019 International Geroscience Symposium pre-meeting May 29 - 30, 2019.

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Neurodegenerative Diseases: New Insights and Therapeutic Opportunities (Z2)

June 15 - 19, 2019 | Keystone, CO

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Global Silver Economy Forum

July 9 - 10, 2019 | Helsinki, Finland

The Global Coalition on Aging (GCOA) – the global business voice on aging – is partnering with the Finnish Government and Esko Aho, former Prime Minister of Finland on 9-10 July 2019 in Helsinki, Finland for the inaugural global Silver Economy Forum on the opportunities of growing silver markets to achieve healthy and active aging.

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Biology of Aging Gordon Research Conference

July 13 - 18, 2019 | Newry, ME

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Butler-Williams Scholars Program 2019

July 29, 2019 - August 2, 2019 | Bethesda, MD

Applications Due by March 22, 2019.

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Health & Wellbeing in the Silver World: From Bench to Policy

October 23 - 26, 2019 | Taipei, Taiwan

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