December 4, 2012

NIDA International Program Director Steven W. Gust, Ph.D., was a member of the team of National Institutes of Health (NIH) program officers who received the 2012 NIH Director’s Award for their work on the Fogarty International Center program, Brain Disorders in the Developing World: Research Across the Lifespan. Brain Disorders Program Director Kathleen Michels, Ph.D., and her colleagues from eight NIH Institutes and Centers were honored in recognition of an “exceedingly successful, decade-long, multi-Institute/Center partnership to address the major global impact of brain disorders across the lifespan.” The Brain Disorders Program develops innovative, collaborative research and sustainable research capacity-building projects in developing countries on a broad range of brain and nervous system disorders.