Microbiome and Aging: Impact on Health and Disease (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites projects focused on defining the factors that influence microbiome composition and functional characteristics during aging, understanding how the aging microbiome relates to the causes and pathophysiology of age-related chronic diseases, and development and testing of targeted interventions through diet, drugs, or live organisms. This FOA will accept basic mechanistic, preclinical studies in animal models and human studies leveraging existing human longitudinal cohorts.


  • Letter of Intent:¬†September 30, 2019
  • Application Due Date: October 30, 2019

RFA-AG-20-030 Expiration Date October 31, 2019




Medical - Basic Science

External Deadline

October 31, 2019