Government Relations Update

NIH invites scientists’ views in multiple research domains

Provide comments on research plans for substance abuse, Alzheimer’s, Fragile X, and use of chimpanzees.

The National Institutes of Health and its components have recently issued “Requests for Information,” in a variety of research domains in which psychological scientists work.  Scientists are invited to provide input on NIH’s planning efforts in these domains.  See the announcements below for further details and instructions on how to respond.

Request for Information (RFI): Updating the National Institutes of Health Research Plan on Fragile X Syndrome and Associated Disorders
Deadline: March 2, 2012

Request for Information: Portfolio Analysis of Alzheimer's Disease Research
Deadline: April 1, 2012

Request for Information (RFI): Input into the Deliberations of the Council of Councils Working Group on the Use of Chimpanzees in NIH-Supported Research
Deadline: April 10, 2012

Request for Information (RFI): Input into the Scientific Strategic Plan for the proposed National Institute of Substance Use and Addiction Disorders
Deadline: May 11, 2012