The National Institute on Aging (NIA), the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), and the National Institute of Nursing research (NINR) invite investigators to submit research grant applications for pilot clinical trials using pharmacologic and/or behavioral interventions directed toward the prevention and treatment of cognitive and behavioral symptoms of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), Alzheimer’s disease (AD), and age-related cognitive decline. Most grants will not exceed $450,000 per year in direct costs for up to three years. Eligible organizations include public- or state-controlled and private institutions of higher education, nonprofits, for-profit companies, and other entities.
Applications will be accepted throughout the year until January 8, 2011. For submission deadlines, go to http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/funding/submissionschedule.htm. For more information, go to http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-08-062.html.