Research Career Enhancement Award to Advance Therapy Development for Alzheimer's (K18)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

This NIA Research Career Enhancement Award (K18) program invites applications from qualified researchers to acquire training and career development experiences that close expertise gaps in data science and in drug discovery. The goal of the program is to allow Alzheimer's Disease (AD) researchers to expand their expertise to become more effective in leading cross-disciplinary, translational, team-science projects in AD or AD-related dementias (ADRD). This award will also allow data scientists to redirect their expertise toward the study of AD and ADRD.

K18 Due Dates: Feb. 12, Jun. 12, Oct. 12

PAR-17-052 Expiration Date January 8, 2020

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Candidates for this award must have a research or health-professional doctoral degree or equivalent.

This funding opportunity may support individuals who propose to train in a new field or individuals who would like to expand the scope of their current research in the field of Alzheimer's disease and Alzheimer's disease-related dementias.

Funding Type



Medical Fellow/Resident
Post Doctoral Fellows


Medical - Translational

External Deadline

February 12, 2020