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Science Directorate
November 2008

Science Policy Insider News (November 2008)

Congress Considers Additional Measures to Boost Economy: NIH Makes Case to Include Research Funds in Stimulus Legislation

Acting NIH Director Raynard Kington, MD, PhD, made a strong case last week for the inclusion of additional NIH research funds in any economic stimulus legislation.

CPDD Sponsors Workshop on Risk Management

On October 27-28, the College on Problems of Drug Dependence held a conference on Risk Management and Post marketing Surveillance of CNS Drugs.

Also in this Issue

APA Informs Incoming Administration of Juvenile Justice Priorities; Applications Due in January for APA Executive Branch Science Fellowship; NIH Holds Inaugural Toolbox Conference; Friends of NIDA Prepares Transition Document; SGRO Staff Presents Research Agenda to APA Task Force on Refugee Families; Global Health Research Highlighted at Friends of NICHD Meeting; DHS Seeks Scholars and Fellows Applications for January Deadline