Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in Basic Biology of Aging (P30 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

This FOA aims to provide support, including competitive renewals, for the Centers known as the Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in Basic Biology of Aging (NSC). These Center grants will provide funding for leadership, training, and research activities that will increase and disseminate scientific knowledge in the research areas supported by the NIA's Division of Aging Biology ( The NSC provide intellectual leadership and innovation, training, pertinent cores focused on the needs of the field and opportunities for research career development for future leaders, both within and beyond their institutions. They also collaborate substantially with other NSCs, the NSC Coordinating Center and other NIA-funded Centers. The NSC awards are intended for institutions committed to research on the basic biology of aging, but previous funding in this area is not necessary.


  • Letter of Intent: September 21, 2019
  • Application Due Date(s): October 21, 2019

​RFA-AG-20-020 Expiration Date October 22, 2019

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Amount Description

Applications may request a budget of up to $800,000 in direct costs per year.

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

    Funding Type





    Environmental & Life Sciences
    Medical - Basic Science

    External Deadline

    October 21, 2019