Notice on NIA Policies Regarding Acceptance of Applications for Clinical Trials

Notice Number: NOT-AG-04-008

Key Dates
Release Date: September 8, 2004

Issued by
National Institute on Aging (NIA), (

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) supports clinical trials on a variety of topics. Criteria by which the NIA decides to accept or decline clinical trial applications after they have been received include the following: These criteria apply to applications for Phase 1, Phase 2, and Phase 3 trials, with budgets at any level.

Particularly since potential applicants may not be aware of ongoing similar or identical studies if no reports from these studies have been presented or published, persons considering submission of an application for a Phase 1, 2, or 3 clinical trial in a research area administered by NIA are strongly encouraged to contact one of the following program staff listed below, well in advance of the date that they would wish to submit an application.

General information on NIA research areas may be found on the NIA website: under “Research Programs” (Extramural Programs). However, this information is not exhaustive and does not provide information on specific studies, which can be provided by the following staff:

NIA Staff Contacts:

Behavioral and Social Research Program:

Anneliese Hahn, M.S.
Gateway Building, Suite 533
National Institute on Aging
Bethesda MD 20892-9205
(301) 594-2138

Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology Program:

Joanna Badinelli, M.Ed.
Gateway Building, Suite 525A
National Institute on Aging
Bethesda MD 20892-9205
(301) 435-3046

Neuroscience and Neuropsychology of Aging Program:

Neil Buckholtz, Ph.D.
Gateway Building, Suite 350
National Institute on Aging
Bethesda MD 20892-9205
(301) 496-9350

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