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Newly Funded Center Dedicated to Mental Health Research for Asian Americans
September 19, 2007 • Science Update
A new, five-year, NIMH-funded project will establish a national center to study mental health issues affecting Asian Americans.
Colloquium to Mark 25 Years of Improving Access to Mental Health Research Careers
October 31, 2006 • Science Update
When mostly minority college students being groomed for careers in mental health-related research convene in Washington D.C. early next month, a program to promote diversity in the scientific workforce will mark a quarter century of progress.
NIH Joined by Advocacy Groups to Fund Research on Autism Susceptibility Genes
October 18, 2005 • Press Release
Five institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and three private autism organizations have formed a consortium to pursue their common goal of understanding a devastating disorder.
NIH “Roadmap” Grants Will Establish Nine Screening Centers in Seven States
June 15, 2005 • Press Release
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) today announced it is awarding $88.9 million in grants to nine institutions over three years to establish a collaborative research network that will use high-tech screening methods to identify small molecules that can be used as research tools.
International Coalition to Fund Autism Genetics Research
December 29, 2004 • Press Release
An international public/private partnership of government health agencies and private advocacy organizations has committed more than $21 million for research to identify the genes associated with autism spectrum disorders, a range of developmental disorders that impair communication and other mental abilities.
NIMH Awards $22.6 Million for Center for Collaborative Research on Mental Disorders
July 1, 2003 • Press Release
Under a cooperative agreement, the Center will accelerate progress toward understanding genetic origins of mental disorders including autism, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression.
NIH Awards Grants for Six New Autism Research Centers
May 13, 2003 • Press Release
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded grants to support six new research centers of a major network focusing on the biomedical and behavioral aspects of autism.
NIH Awards Grants for Two New Autism Research Centers
September 18, 2002 • Press Release
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced grants totaling $19 million to support the first two research centers of a major network of facilities to focus on the biomedical and behavioral aspects of autism.
NIMH Awards New Grants in Response to Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001
April 18, 2002 • Press Release
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has awarded new grants for research on mental health needs resulting from the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
$6 Million Grant to Expand Search for Autism Genes
March 11, 2002 • Press Release
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) today awarded the first installment of an expected $6 million grant over 5 years to researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for major expansion of a collaborative effort to identify autism genes.
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