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Latino Aging Research Resource Center

Latino Aging Research Resource Center

Pilot Grant Program 2015-2016

The UC Davis Latino Aging Research Resource Center is seeking applications for pilot research grants, which are supported by the National Institute on Aging. The maximum grant amount is $25,000. The center is one of seven Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research in the United States.

The grants are available to early career researchers (e.g., assistant professor level) interested in studying issues broadly related to Latino cognitive/brain aging and health care, including studies of risk factors, biomarkers, access to and quality of care, caregiving, clinical and community-based interventions.

To be eligible for consideration, grant applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. Pacific time on Friday, April 3. Click this link for UC Davis Latino Aging Research Resource Center Pilot Grant Application Instructions.

Applications may be delivered via email in PDF format to: Inquiries should be directed to Ladson Hinton, director, Latino Aging Research Resource Center, 916-734-3485 or Charles DeCarli, director, UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center, 916-734-8413.

The project period will be July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016. A total of 3-4 pilots will be funded.

In addition to the regular LARRC pilot grant program described above, in 2015-2016 there is an additional opportunity for pilot awards. For more information, click this link for information on the call for CTSC-LARRC pilot applications.