December 31, 2010

NIDA and two other National Institutes of Health (NIH) components have partnered with the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) of the Republic of India on a new R21 Program Announcement on bilateral brain research collaborative partnerships.

Bilateral Brain Research Collaborative Partnerships
Letters of Intent Due: February 22, 2011
Applications Due: March 22, 2011

The U.S.–India Bilateral Brain Research Collaborative Partnerships (PAR-11-099) are designed to establish and enhance bilateral research collaborations between U.S. and Indian neuroscientists working to understand, treat, or cure neurological, mental, and addictive disorders. Applications must involve at least one U.S. investigator from an eligible U.S. institution and one or more Indian investigator affiliated with an Indian institution deemed eligible by DBT. In addition to NIDA, other NIH components participating in the Program Announcement include the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and National Institute of Mental Health.