Interpersonal Processes in Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Clinical Interactions and Care Partnerships (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications focused on interpersonal processes in the context of triadic interactions in clinical contexts involving caregivers, individuals with Alzheimer's disease and Alzheimer's disease related dementias (AD/ADRD), and health care practitioners and the impact of those processes on patient outcomes. The goal of this initiative is to support research that can lead to the development of interventions for optimizing communication among patients, caregivers, and healthcare practitioners and for preserving strong and supportive caregiving relationships throughout disease progression along the continuum of care for people with AD/ADRD. To these ends, basic research and translational research is solicited in two high-priority areas: (1) effective communications and relationships among patients, healthcare practitioners, and caregivers; and (2) associations between close relationship processes and health in caregiving relationships.


  • Letter of Intent Due Date(s): September 23, 2019
  • Application Due Date(s): October 23, 2019

RFA-AG-20-006 Expiration Date October 24, 2019

Agency Website



Amount Description

Budgets up to $500,000 in direct costs per year may be requested.

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

      Funding Type





      Medical - Basic Science
      Medical - Clinical Science
      Medical - Translational

      External Deadline

      October 23, 2019