This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications from qualified institutions for support of Alzheimer's Disease Core Centers (ADCCs). These centers are designed to support and conduct research on Alzheimer's disease (AD), to serve as shared research resources that will facilitate research in AD and related disorders, distinguish them from the processes of normal brain aging and mild cognitive impairment (MCI), provide a platform for training, develop novel techniques and methodologies, and translate these research findings into better diagnostic, prevention and treatment strategies.
Only one application per institution is allowed is allowed for either RFA-AG-15-002 Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (P50) or RFA-AG-15-001 Alzheimer's Disease Core Center (P30), but not both grant mechanisms.
The NIA intends to commit $5 million in FY 2015 to fund 2-3 awards. New applications may request a budget of up to $1 million in direct costs per year. Renewal applications may request direct costs for all cores (both required and optional), and the other listed functions, i.e., satellites, and pilot grants at a level not exceeding the combined direct costs of all funded activities awarded during the final year of the present funding period plus a 3% increase, or $1 million per year, whichever is larger.
1. A two page CV
2. A description of the proposed project. It should have the following elements:
A cover sheet with the project title, your name, department, and campus address, and the title of the program you are responding to.
A brief description (no more than three pages in length) of the proposed project that includes the following sponsor-identified review criteria:
Additional pages may be added for references
Please be sure the project is identified on each page and number the pages.
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