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Aging Research

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005

Examples of funded projects...

(1) A study to determine whether taking estrogen after menopause can delay the onset or reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease; (2) studies of the genetic defect that causes Werner's syndrome; (3) studies to identify "longevity assurance" genes in various animal models; (4) development of a mouse model for Alzheimer's disease; (5) a major multi-center clinical studies of treatments of cognitive impairment and behavioral disorders associated with Alzheimer's disease; (6) a study that is developing improved diagnostic methods for the detection of Alzheimer's disease; (7) a clinical trial of monocyclic as a treatment for osteoporosis; (8) a multi-site study of the biological and psychosocial aspects of menopause and subsequent health status of study participants; (9) a program of interdisciplinary care planning, family support, and activity for patients with moderate dementia; (10) randomized controlled trials of multiple risk factor interventions to reduce falls in older people; (11) a multi-site cooperative field trial of cognitive interventions to improve independent functioning and postpone decline; (12) a randomized, controlled trial using non-invasive arterial imaging to determine the efficacy of vitamin E supplementation in reducing the progression of early atherosclerotic disease; (13) a study to identify factors that influence compliance with medical regimens; and (14) studies of the biological and physiological mechanisms involved in vascular stiffening.

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This section indicates the different types of projects which have been funded in the past. Only projects funded under Project Grants or Direct Payments for Specified Use should be listed here. The examples give potential applicants an idea of the types of projects that may be accepted for funding. The agency should list at least five examples of the most recently funded projects.