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NINDS Neuroscience Funding Announcements



Academic Research Enhancement Award (Parent R15)

Funding Contact(s): Tim LaVaute, Ph.D.
Funding Categories: Channels, Synapses and Circuits, Neural Environment, Neurodegeneration, Neurogenetics, Repair and Plasticity, Systems and Cognitive Neuroscience

Brief Description:

The purpose of the Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) program is to stimulate research in educational institutions that provide baccalaureate or advanced degrees for a significant number of the Nation's research scientists, but that have not been major recipients of NIH support. AREA grants create opportunities for scientists and institutions, otherwise unlikely to participate extensively in NIH research programs, to contribute to the Nation's biomedical and behavioral research effort. AREA grants are intended to support small-scale research projects proposed by faculty members of eligible, domestic institutions, to expose students to meritorious research projects, and to strengthen the research environment of the applicant institution.



Grant Mechanism: R15
NIH Guide: PA-13-313
Release Date: 2013-09-18
Expiration Date: 2016-09-08