We have determined the following items, from a recent NIH Guide notice,
to be most applicable to faculty and researchers. Please read or
forward as appropriate.

* NIA Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology Policies
Regarding Investigator-Initiated Applications for Large Clinical Trials
(NOT-AG-11-009)

National Institute on Aging.
This notice states, in summary, that NIA will now accept
applications for investigator-initiated clinical trials with direct
costs in excess of $2M.
Prior to this notice applications had to be under $2M. The
notice also outlines the procedures for submitting such an application.

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Greg Ruth
Communications Manager
Office of Research