Announcing the Engagement and Access for Research-Active Institutions (EARA) Initiative

Led by the COSWD team on behalf of UNITE, the Engagement and Access for Research-Active Institutions (EARA) initiative aims to connect leadership from Research-Active Institutions (RAIs) with existing NIH resources. By better communicating these opportunities, EARA aims to accelerate research progress, address disparities in research opportunities and outcomes, and enhance scientific workforce diversity.

Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting 2024

Mark your calendars for GSA 2024 Annual Scientific Meeting! The Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting for 2024 will take place on November 13-16, 2024 in Seattle, WA. GSA is now calling for abstracts, reviewers, and workshops for GSA 2024. More information here

NIA IMPACT COLLABORATORY – Pilot Grants & Health Care System Scholars Program

The Pilot Grant Program funds several one-year pilot ePCTs that test non-pharmacological interventions embedded in healthcare systems to improve care for people living with AD/ADRD and their care partners. Pilot studies are conducted to generate the preliminary data necessary to design and conduct future full-scale Stage IV effectiveness ePCT (based on the NIH Stage Model) that will be funded through other grant mechanisms (National Institutes of Health or other sources).

The Health Care Systems (HCS) Scholars Program funds investigators for one year to work directly with healthcare systems interested in improving the care provided to people living with dementia (PLWD) and their care partners.

Butler-Williams Scholars Program

Are you an early-stage investigator who is aiming to become an independent scientist working in aging research? Then consider giving your career a kick-start by applying to the NIA 2024 Butler-Williams (B-W) Scholars Program by April 19! Learn more here

Alzheimer’s Association Interdisciplinary Summer Research Institute

The Alzheimer’s Association is seeking early career researchers/ faculty to join them for a week  in Chicago, USA, August 19-23, 2024, all expenses paid, and throughout the week they develop their proposals, receive mentoring, and more! Applications are due March 11th! Please spread the word to those in your network! For more information, click here.