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

U.S. NAM Catalyst Award Competition

Deadline: February 24, 2020

Catalyst Awards will reward bold, new, potentially transformative ideas to improve the physical, mental, or social well-being of people as they age, in a measurable…

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James S. McDonnell Foundation Opportunity Awards

Deadline: April 14, 2020

The new JSMF Opportunity Awards provide up to $250,000 in seed funds expendable over a flexible time period (between 2 and 4 years) as needed…

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The Health and Aging Policy Fellows Program

Deadline: April 15, 2020

Provides a unique opportunity for professionals in health and aging to gain the experience and skills necessary to make a positive contribution to the development…

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Diana Jacobs Kalman/AFAR Scholarships for Research in the Biology of Aging

Deadline: April 15, 2020

To give students enrolled in MD, DO, PhD, or combined-degree programs the opportunity to conduct a three-to-six-month research project focused on biomedical research in aging.

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Events & Meetings

Principle-driven Behavioral Intervention Development to Promote Health and Well-Being

February 27, 2020 | Webinar

1-2pm ET. Organized by: the Translational Research Institute on Pain in Later Life (TRIPLL) in conjunction with the Pain Research and Intervention Center of Excellence (PRICE).

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Multimorbidity and its Health-Related Consequences

March 4, 2020 | Webinar

2-3:30pm ET. Organized by the HCSRN-OAICs Aging Initiative.

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2020 Autophagy in Stress, Development and Disease Conferences

March 8 - 13, 2020 | Ventura, CA

Organized by Gordon Research Conferences. Functions of Autophagy Proteins in Lysosome-Dependent and -Independent Mechanisms.

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National Research Summit on Care, Services, and Supports for Persons with Dementia and Their Caregivers

March 24 - 25, 2020 | Bethesda, Maryland

Event Sponsors: National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health; Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

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Improving Negative Views of Aging and Personal Control Beliefs to Promote Engagement in Physical Activity

March 30, 2020 | Webinar

1-2pm ET. Organized by: the Translational Research Institute on Pain in Later Life (TRIPLL) in conjunction with the Pain Research and Intervention Center of Excellence (PRICE).

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The Health Care Systems Research Network (HCSRN) 2020 Annual Meeting

April 8 - 10, 2020 | Philadelphia, PA

The HCSRN annual conference is the nation’s preeminent gathering for researchers based in real-world health care systems and our numerous collaborators in academic health systems, funding agencies, and patient-partner communities.

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Georgia Tech School of Psychology: 2020 Cognitive Aging Conference

April 16 - 19, 2020 | Atlanta, GA

The program committee consists of relevant faculty of the School of Psychology at Georgia Tech. The 2020 conference coordinator is Christopher Hertzog. The graduate student coordinating logistics and organization of the 2020 meeting is MacKenzie Hughes.

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Longevity interventions 2020

April 20 - 22, 2020 | Ekaterinburg, Russia

Organizers: Olga Kovtun and Alexey Moskalev

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From Development to Dissemination: The Stage Model and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for the Addictions

April 27, 2020 | Webinar

1-2pm ET. Organized by: the Translational Research Institute on Pain in Later Life (TRIPLL) in conjunction with the Pain Research and Intervention Center of Excellence (PRICE).

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Wellcome Genome Campus: Healthy Ageing

May 27 - 29, 2020 | Hinxton, Cambridgeshire, UK

Scientific Program Committee: Andrew Dillin, Linda Partridge, Thomas Rando, and Eline Slagboom. Organizers: Nicole Schatlowski and Jemma Beard

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2020 Systems Aging Conference

May 31, 2020 - June 5, 2020 | West Dover, VT

Organized by Gordon Research Conferences.

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Butler-Williams Scholars Program 2020

July 6 - 10, 2020 | Bethesda, MD

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 number of perspectives. Application deadline 2/14/20.

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Changing Practices in Long-Term Care One Stage at a Time

July 20, 2020 | Webinar

1-2pm ET. Organized by: the Translational Research Institute on Pain in Later Life (TRIPLL) in conjunction with the Pain Research and Intervention Center of Excellence (PRICE).

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2020 Alzheimer's Association International Conference

July 26 - 30, 2020 | Amsterdam, Netherlands

Meeting to be held July 26-30, 2020 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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Cold Harbor Spring Laboratory: Mechanisms of Aging

September 21 - 25, 2020 | Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Organizers: Shin-Ichiro Imai, Scott Pletcher, and Meng Wang

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Aging & Social Change Tenth Interdisciplinary Conference

September 24 - 25, 2020 | Vancouver, Canada

Conference Chair: Andreas Motel-Klingebiel. Conference Partner: Linköping University.

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Keystone Symposia: Autophagy (S6)

October 4 - 8, 2020 | Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland

Scientific Organizers: Patricia Boya, Felix Randow and Masaaki Komatsu

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