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Funding: Harvard Translational Research in Aging Training Program – October 22

Deadline: Friday, October 22, 2021

Funding: Harvard Translational Research in Aging Training Program

Two postdoctoral positions are available on NIA funded Institutional Research Training Grant titled, “Harvard Translational Research in Aging Training Program.”

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents at the time of application.

Award recipients may be eligible to apply for the NIH Loan Repayment Program. Additional information regarding this program can be found at:

This funding supports salary, mentored research activities, coursework, and seminars. Areas of research include the following:
• Mechanisms and preventive interventions for falls and mobility impairments (e.g. transcranial direct current stimulation and Tai Chi exercises)
• Vascular aging and blood pressure regulation
• Epidemiology, genomics/bioinformatics, imaging and nutritional aspects of bone and muscle
• Gait and balance
• Cerebrovascular pathophysiology and imaging
• Palliative Care / Health Policy / Shared Decision
• Delirium measurement, pathophysiology, and interventions
• Blood-brain barrier and neuroinflammation in Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders
• Predicting functional outcomes
• Diseases in older Adults: Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, Diabetes, Parkinson’s, Cardiovascular Disease, Osteoarthritis
• Biology of Aging
• Gut Microbiome
• Spinal degeneration, osteoarthritis, disc disease, hyperkyphosis, vertebral fracture
• Frailty assessment to improve outcomes of drug therapy and surgical procedures
• Design, monitoring, and analysis of clinical trials in aging
• Data science and software development as applied to observational and interventional science in aging

Applications require a mentor and are due Friday October 22, 2021 at 5:00pm.

View the application guidelines and form.

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