Comparative Biology of Neurodegeneration (R21)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

This FOA invites exploratory comparative biology research projects assessing how different animal species respond to challenges and damage to cellular physiology pathways that might influence the onset of Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases as well as resilience to them, such as adaptation to stress, macromolecular damage, proteostasis and stem cell function and regeneration.  

R21 Due Dates: Feb. 16, Jun. 16, Oct. 16

PAR-17-039 Expiration Date January 8, 2020 

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Amount Description

The combined budget for direct costs for the two-year project period may not exceed $275,000. No more than $200,000 may be requested in any single year.

The project period is limited to 2 years.

Funding Type





Environmental & Life Sciences
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science

External Deadline

October 16, 2019