This application is currently closed.
The UCLA OAIC and the UCLA CTSI are soliciting applications for the Rapid Pilot Grants Program for aging-related basic, clinical and health services research. Award size will range from $1,000 to $10,000, dependent on scope of work.
A "rolling applications process" will be used. Applications will be accepted until the allocated funds for this program have been spent.
UCLA Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center Theme: The theme of the UCLA OAIC is “Inflammation, Aging, and Independence.”The UCLA OAIC will support both observational and interventional research on factors that contribute to increased inflammation in aging and its consequences to:
RAPID GRANT APPLICATION PROCESS
Submit an application packet via e-mail to Lucio Arruda. Note that awards will be made on an ongoing basis until program funds are exhausted. Interested applicants should contact Lucio Arruda before submitting to ensure that funds are still available and to obtain information about rolling submission due dates. (Please see contact information below).
The application packet must include the following:
A 3-page application, single spaced using Arial font 11-point typeface, with one-inch margins, which includes the following:
Funding decisions will be make within 8 weeks of receipt. Successful applicants may be asked to attend a team science training and must agree to submit progress reports, present their findings at local Pepper Center meetings, and cite the UCLA Pepper Center and the UCLA CTSI on all publications related to the support.
The application packet should be e-mailed to the attention of:
UCLA Division of Geriatrics
Co-Sponsorship: UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)
The UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute (UCLA CTSI) is co-sponsoring the UCLA-OAIC rapid pilot program. A brief description of the UCLA-CTSI follows. Please note that the successful UCLA OAIC-CTSI rapid pilot applicant must be responsive to the UCLA OAIC research mission, described above.
The UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute (UCLA CTSI) provides the infrastructure to bring UCLA innovations and resources to bear on the greatest health needs of Los Angeles and the nation. It is a dynamic partnership among UCLA Westwood, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, The Lundquist Institute for Biomedical Innovation at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, the Burns and Allen Research Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and our Los Angeles community. It is one of more than 60 NIH-funded CTSIs nationwide.