Science Policy Insider News
Science Policy Insider News (April 2008)
On April 8, Science GRO staff, in conjunction with the Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus in the House of Representatives, organized the tenth Friends of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) congressional briefing, titled “The Genetics of Drug Abuse and Addiction.”
Congressional staff and members of the health advocacy community gathered on March 31, 2008, for a briefing on “Cancer Care for the Whole Patient: Meeting Psychosocial Health Needs.”
On April 17, the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Biological Sciences Directorate held its Advisory Committee meeting.
Christine A. Bachrach, PhD, has been appointed Acting Associate Director for Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, NIH, and Acting Director, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR).
APA Leads Coalition Efforts to Boost Funding for NICHD; APA Provides FY 2009 Funding Recommendations for NSF, NASA and NIJ; Celebrating Changes at the Institute of Education Sciences; NHTSA Review of Driver Distraction Research Released; NIMH Hosts Annual Research Progress Meeting; Rep. Brian Baird Holds Joint Hearing on Behavioral Science with Armed Services Subcommittee; Workshop on FERPA Regulatory Requirements; APA Submits Written Testimony on Federal Health and Education Funding