Catalyzing cross-disciplinary research across the NIA Center Programs

"A new NIA-funded resource synergizes efforts
of aging research centers"

Blog post on NIA website by Basil Eldadah and Dana Plude

On June 6-7, 2019, the RCCN hosted a workshop on sex and gender differences in aging. The workshop agenda and presentation slides from the workshop are available here. Recordings from the livestream will be made available soon.

The RCCN is seeking to fund two or more pilot or developmental projects that involve multiple NIA-sponsored research centers to foster new research in the area of Sex and Gender Differences in Aging. The RCCN has set aside $80,000 to fund at least 2 projects addressing this topic. Applications are due September 16, 2019 with awards announced by October 31, 2019.

Resources from the RCCN Workshop on Sex and Gender Differences in Aging are available here.

Travel Awards are available for approximately 10 early career investigators or investigators in training, who will participate in a special session at the meeting that will focus on career development. For more information and to apply, click here.

What's New

05.08.19 Webinar Recording

Mechanisms of Behavior Change for Healthy Aging

Watch the webinar here.

From December 6-7, 2018, the RCCN hosted a workshop on achieving and sustaining behavioral change in older adults. Access the agenda, recordings from the livestream, and presentation slides from the workshop here.

01.25.19 Webinar Recording

Jumpstart Your Research Team: Establishing Expectations and Norms to Ensure Success

Watch the webinar and download related resources here.

09.24.18 Webinar Recording

Building Cross-Disciplinary Collaborations in Aging Research

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