Office of Grant Writing & Publications.

National Institute on Aging (NIA)

Office of Grant Writing & Publications

202 Jesse Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211

573 882-9500 phone
573 884-8371 fax

Limited Submission Announcement

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) invites applications for Alzheimer's Disease Research Centers (ADRCs) 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.

Because MU is limited to one application for this program, letters of intent must be submitted to the Office of Research,, no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 2009. Letters of intent should be limited to three pages and should include 1) the theme/aims of the center as a whole, and 2) a brief description of each of the five required cores, 3) a brief description of two or three anticipated research projects, and 4) plan to support one to three pilot studies for basic or clinical biomedical, epidemiological, caregiving, educational or behavioral research.


Up to $1 million per year for up to five years.

MU Deadline for letter of intent::

4:00 p.m., Friday, March 27, 2009

Sponsor Deadline:

Optional letters of intent due April 6, 2009
Proposals due May 5, 2009

URL for more information:

This notice is being sent to deans, directors, and chairs in health and life science disciplines. Please forward it to other faculty members who may be interested.

All limited submission announcements can be tracked by deadline via the Calendar at or by announcement date via the Limited Submissions listing at