High-Priority Behavioral and Social Research Networks in Alzheimer's Disease and Alzheimer's Disease Related Dementias (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications to provide infrastructure support for advancing development of specific high-priority areas of behavioral and social research of relevance to Alzheimer's disease and Alzheimer's disease related dementias (AD/ADRD). The infrastructure support will facilitate research networks through meetings, conferences, small-scale pilots, short-term educational opportunities (such as intensive workshops, summer institutes, or visiting scholar programs), and dissemination to encourage growth and development of specified priority areas and build resources for advancing aging-relevant research in the field at large. Network applications are limited to the following areas: (1) AD/ADRD care and services research, and (2) the coordination of international studies conducting the Harmonized Cognitive Assessment Protocol.

Companion FOA:  RFA-AG-19-015R24 Resource-Related Research Projects


  • Letter of Intent Due Date(s): January 1, 2019
  • Application Due Date(s): February 1, 2019

RFA-AG-19-016 Expiration Date February 2, 2019

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Amount Description

Application budgets may not exceed $250,000 per year in direct costs and need to reflect actual needs of the proposed project.

The scope of the proposed project should determine the project period. The maximum period is 5 years.   

    Funding Type





    Curriculum Development
    Environmental & Life Sciences
    Medical - Basic Science
    Social Sciences

    External Deadline

    February 1, 2019