Opportunities Available

The Nathan Shock Centers provides opportunities for researchers, fellows, health professionals, and more.

Grant Deadlines

Regenerative Medicine Innovation Project (RMIP) Investigator-Initiated Studies (U01 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: October 19, 2018

Seeking cooperative agreement (U01) applications to support investigator-initiated clinical research studies aimed at furthering the field of regenerative medicine (RM) using adult stem cells.

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Regenerative Medicine Innovation Project (RMIP) (U44 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: October 19, 2018

Seeking cooperative agreement (U44) applications to support small business research studies aimed at furthering the field of regenerative medicine (RM) using adult stem cells.

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Regenerative Medicine Innovation Project (RMIP) (UT2-Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: October 19, 2018

Seeking cooperative agreement (UT2) applications to support small business research studies aimed at furthering the field of regenerative medicine (RM) using adult stem cells.

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Regenerative Medicine Innovation Project (RMIP) Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials (UG3/UH3 – Clinical Trial Required)

Deadline: October 19, 2018

Seeking highly meritorious clinical trial applications proposing to explore and enable the development of safe and effective regenerative medicine (RM) interventions using adult stem cells.

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Grants for Early Medical/Surgical Specialists' Transition to Aging Research (GEMSSTAR) (R03 Clinical Trial Optional)

Deadline: October 23, 2018

The goal of the GEMSSTAR program is to provide support for early-career physician-scientists trained in medical or surgical specialties or early-career dentist-scientists to launch careers…

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Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award in Aging (K76 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) - RFA-AG-19-017

Deadline: October 24, 2018

For clinical trials, see award mechanism RFA-AG-19-018.

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Osteoporosis and Soft Tissue Disorders (U13 Bench-to-Bedside Conference)

Deadline: October 26, 2018

Applications for participating in this conference, sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the American Geriatrics Society (AGS).

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Proposals for Research on Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS, or Progeria)

Deadline: October 30, 2018

Progeria Research Foundation (PRF) seeks proposals for translational Progeria research.

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Integrative Omics to Enhance Therapeutics Development for Healthy Aging (UH2/UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: November 14, 2018

A phased innovation initiative to facilitate multi-omics/integrative approaches to identify omics profiles associated with protection against multiple aging conditions, with exceptional health span, and to…

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Dorothy Dillon Eweson Lecture Series – Call for 2018 applications

Deadline: November 15, 2018

A sponsorship to present your research findings at an annual scientific or medical specialty association meeting where aging related research is not the primary focus.

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Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and AFAR Grants for Junior Faculty

Deadline: December 17, 2018

Up to $100,000 to conduct research that will serve as the basis for longer term research efforts on the biology of aging.

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Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Breakthroughs in Gerontology (BIG) Award

Deadline: December 17, 2018

Provides timely support to a small number of research projects that are relatively high risk but which offer significant promise of yielding transforming discoveries in…

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2019-2020 San Antonio Nathan Shock Center Pilot Awards

Deadline: January 15, 2019

The San Antonio Nathan Shock Center is soliciting applications to support the research of any investigator who is developing a new project in the basic…

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The Irene Diamond Fund/AFAR Postdoctoral Transition Awards in Aging

Deadline: January 21, 2019

Providing full-time research training and flexible and portable grant support to senior postdoctoral fellows.

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Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Postdoctoral Fellowships in Aging Research

Deadline: January 21, 2019

Provides significant research and training support to permit postdoctoral fellows to become established in the field of aging.

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Events & Meetings

Mechanisms of Aging

October 1 - 5, 2018 | Cold Spring Harbor, NY

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Principles and Techniques in Mouse Behavioral Phenotyping and Pharmacology

October 15 - 20, 2018 | Bar Harbor, ME

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2018 Barshop Symposium on Aging

October 18 - 21, 2018 | Bandera, TX

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Drugs That Slow Aging Mice: the NIA Interventions Testing Program

October 22, 2018 | Webinar

2-3pm ET (11-12pm PT) | A concise summary of the NIA mouse intervention testing program (ITP) research design, discoveries to date, studies now in progress, and plans for the future.

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Nutrient Signaling

October 25 - 28, 2018 | Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Abstract Deadline: August 3, 2018

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Pathways to Prevention Workshop: Appropriate Use of Drug Therapies for Osteoporotic Fracture Prevention

October 30 - 31, 2018 | Bethesda, MD

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A Tale of Worms and Brains: Application of C. elegans to Accelerate the Translational Path for Neurogenerative Diseases

October 31, 2018 | Birmingham, AL

A Fall 2018 UAB Nathan Shock Center Seminar. Speaker: Guy Caldwell, PhD.

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MicrobiotaMi 2018

November 5 - 7, 2018 | Milan, Italy

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Fourth Annual Northeastern Glenn Symposium on the Biology of Aging

November 7, 2018 | New Haven, CT

Meeting registrations and abstracts due by October 15, 2018.

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Fourth Eurosymposium on Healthy Ageing (EHA)

November 8 - 10, 2018 | Brussels, Belgium

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Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Annual Scientific Meeting

November 14 - 18, 2018 | Boston, Massachusetts

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2018 AFAR Scientific Awards of Distinction Ceremony and Lectures

November 16, 2018 | Boston, MA

AFAR will present its 2018 Scientific Awards during a special ceremony at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) on Nov 16 from 5-7:30pm.

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The TAME Trial: A Prototype for Geroscience-Guided Therapeutics

November 17, 2018 | Boston, MA

This symposium will be held during the 2018 GSA Meeting on Nov 17 from 5 - 6:30 PM and will feature Dr. Stephen Kritchevsky, Dr. George Kuchel, Dr. Jamie Justice and Dr. Nir Barzilai.

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Strengthening Aging Research: Experiences With Rigor, Reproducibility, and Transparency

November 17, 2018 | Boston, MA

This symposium will be held during the 2018 GSA Meeting on Nov 17 from 5 - 6:30 PM and will feature Dr. Andrew W Brown, Dr. Mark Espeland, Dr. Paola Sebastiani, and Dr. Patrick Phillips.

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Animal Models of Episodic Memory

November 28, 2018 | Birmingham, AL

A Fall 2018 UAB Nathan Shock Center Seminar. Speaker: Jonathon Crystal, PhD.

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Neurodegenerative Diseases: Biology & Therapeutics

November 28, 2018 - December 1, 2018 | Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Abstract Deadline: September 14, 2018

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Alzheimer’s Disease Therapeutics: Alternatives to Amyloid

December 11, 2018 | New York, NY


Presented By The New York Academy of Sciences and The Brain and Behavior Discussion Group.

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Pre-Submission Webinar for PAR-18-749 "Examining Diversity, Recruitment and Retention in Aging Research (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)"

December 11, 2018 | Webinar

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Targeting Cellular Powerhouses to Delay Aging and Mitigate Age-Related Diseases

December 12, 2018 | Birmingham, AL

A Fall 2018 UAB Nathan Shock Center Seminar. Speaker: Hazel Szeto, MD, PhD.

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Mitochondria in Aging and Age-Related Disease (J2)

January 13 - 17, 2019 | Keystone, CO

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American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS) 2019 Annual Meeting

February 14 - 18, 2019 | Washington, DC

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Autophagy: From Model Systems to Therapeutic Opportunities (B2)

February 17 - 21, 2019 | Santa Fe, NM

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Cell Competition in Development and Disease (B6)

February 24 - 28, 2019 | Tahoe City, CA

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3rd Interventions in Aging Conference

March 3 - 6, 2019 | Nassau, Bahamas

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Osteoporosis and Soft Tissue Disorders (U13 Bench-to-Bedside Conference)

March 11 - 12, 2019 | Bethesda, MD

Sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the American Geriatrics Society (AGS).

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Epigenetics and Human Disease (X5)

March 17 - 21, 2019 | Alberta, Canada

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Genome Dynamics in Neuroscience and Aging

April 7 - 11, 2019 | Herzliya, Israel

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Immunometabolism, Metaflammation and Metabolic Disorders (D6)

April 14 - 18, 2019 | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Telomeres & Telomerase

April 30, 2019 - May 4, 2019 | Cold Harbor Spring, NY

Abstract Deadline: February 15, 2019

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The International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region Congress 2019

May 23 - 25, 2019 | Gothenburg, Sweden

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Neurodegenerative Diseases: New Insights and Therapeutic Opportunities (Z2)

June 16 - 20, 2019 | Keystone, CO

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Biology of Aging Gordon Research Conference

July 14 - 19, 2019 | Newry, ME

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Health & Wellbeing in the Silver World: From Bench to Policy

October 24 - 27, 2019 | Taipei, Taiwan

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Job Opportunities

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Sutphin Laboratory

University of Arizona| Posted: October 5, 2018

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Postdoctoral Position

Niedernhofer Lab

University of Minnesota| Posted: September 26, 2018

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Faculty Positions

Institute on the Biology of Aging and Metabolism (IBAM)

University of Minnesota| Posted: September 26, 2018

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Assistant Professor in Stem Cell Biology

Department of Biology

University of Kentucky| Posted: September 25, 2018

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Postdoctoral Research Associate

UNC Chapel Hill

Thurston Arthritis Research Center| Posted: September 21, 2018

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Assistant Professor in Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology

Columbia Stem Cell Initiative (CSCI)

Columbia University| Posted: September 21, 2018

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Postdoctoral Researchers in Neuroscience and Alzheimer's Disease

Pike Lab

University of Southern California| Posted: September 21, 2018

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Assistant Professor in Metabolism and Human Health

Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine

University of Central Florida| Posted: September 21, 2018

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Senior Life Scientist

National Institute on Aging (NIA)

National Institute on Health (NIH)| Posted: September 21, 2018

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Faculty Position in Aging and the Immune System

Department of Immunology and the Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging

Mayo Clinic in Arizona| Posted: September 21, 2018

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