Researchers at UC San Diego are investigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the health and productivity of early career scientists. The goal is to identify factors that might promote success and prevent the broadening of disparities in the research workforce.
We invite post-doctoral fellows and early career faculty (rank no higher than Assistant Professor or equivalent) to complete an online survey
, which should take approximately 15 minutes. All responses are confidential. Participants will be entered in a raffle for a $25 gift card. Click here
The new San Diego Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Biology of Aging,
a collaboration between Salk, SBP, and UCSD, website
is live! Check it out!
GRC Seminar Series
is back with an exciting fall and winter schedule. We regularly distribute our newsletter
informing our community about research opportunities, publications and local events. Career development and training pertaining to gerontology research are also provided.
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ADRD Pilot Project Funding
: The San Diego AD-RCMAR is now accepting applications for pilot projects up to $35,000 focused on ADRD for the 2021-22 academic year. Applications are due Monday, December 21, 2020. To learn more, click here.
The Larry L. Hillblom Foundation is a California non-profit public benefit corporation funded to support medical research in the areas of diabetes mellitus and diseases associated with aging. The Foundation has made three funding opportunities available:
Start-Up Grant: to qualified researchers to initiate independent research careers in one of the two areas of stated interest to the Hillblom Foundation. Maximum Funding$70,000 per year Application Deadline January 29, 2021
Fellowship Grant: to enable Qualified Institutions to provide post-doctoral research fellowship training to qualified applicants in one of the two areas of stated interest to the Hillblom Foundation. Maximum Funding$65,000 per year Application Deadline January 29, 2021
Network Grant: to facilitate interaction between a network of researchers. It is anticipated that these investigators will be independently funded and have demonstrated productivity in their own field. Maximum Funding$300,000 per year LOI Deadline January 29, 2021. Full Application Deadline August 27.
HCSRN-OAICs AGING Initiative Scholarship Opportunity
The NIH-funded Health Care Systems Research Network (HCSRN) and Older Americans Independence Centers (OAICs) AGING Initiative is launching a new Clinical Scholars Program intended to catalyze an expansion of interdisciplinary research relevant to the science of Multiple Chronic Conditions (MCCs). The program will create a cohort of emerging leaders who are committed to pursuing training and collaborative opportunities to align their research interests and agendas with issues relevant to the health and healthcare of older adults with MCCs.
Applications Due: January 8, 2021 at 11:59pm ET
Selected Scholars Notified: February 17, 2021
MCCs Scholars Workshop: April 28-29, 2021
The online application can be found by clicking here
NIA Concepts Newly Approved
: Check the NIA blog listing areas that may turn into funding announcements in the future.