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Requests For Proposals (RFPs)

The OAIC is currently seeking pilot study and development projects applications. Applications are due by July 10, 2015.  Please click for ithe Request for Proposals below for detailed information on each of these funding opportunities.

The Johns Hopkins Older Americans Independence Center (OAIC) solicits proposals to support of scientific projects and junior investigators in research on frailty in aging. The OAIC is a Johns Hopkins-wide Center, funded by the National Institute on Aging's Center on Aging and Health, to support the development of research on the etiology of frailty as a basis for developing treatments or approaches to prevention of frailty in older adults.

Scientists with an interest in developing pilot projects in this area or with needs for support of biostatistical or genetic analyses of data related to frailty, as well as junior faculty seeking protected time to develop investigative careers in this field, are encouraged to apply for internal funding through the OAIC mechanisms.

Please click on the following RFP links for specific project and application information:

 For further information, please contact Brian Buta, OAIC Administrator at bbuta1@jhmi.edu, or the directors of each core program. 

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OAIC NEWS

Dr. Tyesha Burks awarded Glenn/AFAR Postdoctoral Fellowship for Translational Research on Aging

OAIC project produces findings that mitochondrial DNA predicts frailty and mortality

COAH and OAIC participate with the Welch Center on new U01 award from the National Institute on Aging

Dr. Reyhan Westbrook, OAIC Postdoctoral Fellow, awarded 1st prize at the 7th Annual Research on Aging Showcase in the Bloomberg School of Public Health

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Announcements

Please click here for more information about the online Frailty Assessment Tool.

The JHU OAIC is currently accepting proposals for research funding though its Pilot/Exploratory Studies Core, Biostatistics Core, and Biological Mechanisms Core.  Applications are due by July 10, 2015.

Please click here to learn about our Pepper Scholars Program, a monthly collaborative initiative for investigators interested in ongoing aging and frailty research at the Johns Hopkins OAIC.

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