Grants for Alzheimers Disease Drug Discovery (R21)

Application Due Date: 2013-05-07  |  Post Date: 2010-03-22  |  Funding Number: PAS-10-151

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Description: Purpose. The goal of this FOA is to advance the discovery of new, efficacious therapies for the treatment, delay of progression, or prevention of Alzheimers disease (AD), mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and age-related cognitive decline. This FOA encourages the early stages of drug discovery necessary to identify promising disease-modifying therapies as well as treatments aimed at ameliorating the cognitive and neuropsychiatric/behavioral symptoms characteristic of Alzheimers disease. Studies aimed at the discovery and testing of therapies directed at a variety of established as well as novel therapeutic targets are encouraged. The goal is not to duplicate or compete with pharmaceutical companies but to encourage the process of discovering new, innovative, and effective therapeutics for the prevention and treatment of the cognitive impairment and behavioral symptoms associated with Alzheimers disease Mechanism of Support. This FOA will use the NIH Exploratory/Developmental (R21) award mechanism. Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards. Because the nature and scope of the proposed research will vary from application to application, it is anticipated that the size and duration of each award will also vary. The total amount awarded and the number of awards will depend upon the quality, duration, and costs of the applications received.

Expected Number of Awards: Not Available
Estimated Total Program Funding: Not Available
Award Ceiling: 200000
Award Floor: None
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: N
CFDA Number: 93.866
Funding Instrument Type: G

Eligible Applicants:
State Governments
County Governments
City or Township Governments
Special district Governments
Independent school districts
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally r
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other tha
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS,
Private institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Small businesses