Training in Aging at UM
The UMAging research centers provide several training and career development opportunities for affiliates specific to the themes of each center. In addition, UM is home to several training grants from the National Institute on Aging that provide opportunities for pre- and post-doctoral candidates.
Training and Career Development Opportunities at UMAging Centers
|CENTER||FOCUS OF OPPORTUNITY||DUE DATE||CONTACT|
|MiCDA||Junior faculty research career development related to MiCDA’s signature themes||December||Vicki Freedman|
|PEPPER OAIC||Junior faculty research career development related to Pepper OAIC’s themes||December||Neil Alexander|
|MADRC||Early career investigator enhanced career development related to dementia research||March||Stephanie Nava|
|MCCFAD||Opportunities for enhancing knowledge of contextual factors in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD).||January||MCCFAD.firstname.lastname@example.org|
|MCUAAAR||Junior faculty research career development related to MCUAAAR’s goals||January||Deborah Robinson|
A summary document is available here.
UM Training Grants in Aging
|TRAINING GRANT||ELIGIBLE TRAINEES||DUE DATE||CONTACT|
|Career Training in the Biology of Aging||UM pre and post-doctoral students in preceptor labs||Variable||Scott Pletcher|
|Training in the Demography and Economics of Aging||UM pre-doctoral students in economics, sociology or health behavior & health education programs. Postdoctoral fellows from any discipline||Application deadlines vary by email@example.com|
|Interdisciplinary Research Training on Health and Aging||UM pre-doctoral students in public health, sociology, psychology, social work and nursing||March (early)||Carlos Mendes de Leon|
|Physician Scientist Training in Age-Related Diseases||Medical, surgical and other related sub-specialists interested in aging research or an age-related condition||January||Lona Mody|
*Only U.S. Citizens and U.S. Permanent Residents are eligible to receive federal training grant support.
Training opportunities that may be of interest to affiliates or trainees.
NIA also supports a variety of training and career development opportunities for students, early-career investigators, and clinician researchers. More information on those opportunities can be found here.