Impact of the Microbiome-Gut-Brain Axis on Alzheimer's Disease and Alzheimer's Disease-Related Dementias (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

US Dept. of Health & Human Services: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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Deadline: Oct 5, 2022 (Full proposal)

Grant amount: Up to US $500,000

Fields of work: Microbiomes Dementia & Alzheimer’s Disease

Applicant type: Government Entity, Indigenous Group, Nonprofit, For-Profit Business

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Preferred: United States Other eligible locations: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Preferred: United States Other eligible locations: Anywhere in the world

Overview:

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications for basic and translational research on the impact of the microbiome on Alzheimers Disease and Alzheimers Disease Related Dementias (AD/ADRD). While there is growing evidence that the microbiome is an important factor that contributes to overall health and a variety of diseases and disorders, the role of the alimentary canaland other sources of endogenous microbiota in specific AD/ADRDs has not been adequately addressed. This FOA will support mechanistic research focused on a more rigorous in-depth examination of the potential interactions between the microbiome and genetic and non-genetic molecular targets that influence AD/ADRD. It is expected that these studies will address the clinical relevance of the microbiome on disease initiation, progression, or modification, and will lead ultimately to better therapeutic interventions.

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