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Science Directorate
June 2007

Science Policy Insider News (June 2007)

Bills to Fund NIH Advance in House and Senate

Legislation to fund research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has progressed through House and Senate committees.

Congressional Briefing on Co-Occurring Substance Use and Mental Illness

On June 27, 23 scientific and professional organizations within the Friends of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) sponsored the eighth in a series of educational briefings on Capitol Hill.

Also in this Issue

APA Member Targeted by Congress Showcases Research on Capitol Hill; FDA Announces Formation of New Risk Communication Advisory Committee; NICHD Director Highlights New Challenges to Child Health; DHS Appropriations Bill Includes APA Report Language; NICHD Advisory Council Approves RFA’s in Education Research; NINDS Launches "Blue Sky" Initiative