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AIDS Research Program (ARP)

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Established in February 2005, NIDA's AIDS Research Program (ARP) supports the development, planning, and coordination of high priority research on HIV/AIDS and drug abuse within NIDA as well as across NIH Institutes and other DHHS agencies. ARP ensures that there an integrated vision and strategy to guide HIV/AIDS research throughout NIDA that is responsive to the evolving nature of HIV/AIDS disease among drug users in the U.S. and internationally and that meets the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy https://www.aids.gov/federal-resources/national-hiv-aids-strategy/overview/ and NIH HIV/AIDS Research Priorities http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-15-137.html. The FY17 Trans-NIH Plan for HIV-Related Research http://www.oar.nih.gov/strategic_plan/fy2017/OARStrategicPlan2017.pdf provides additional information on NIH HIV/AIDS high priority research.

To help NIDA researchers better understand the new NIH HIV/AIDS research priorities and the administrative procedures implemented to ensure that AIDS appropriated funds are supporting high priority research, NIDA conducted a webinar which provided an overview of these priorities.

NIH HIV/AIDS Research Priorities and Guidelines for Determining AIDS Funding

An important new guidance setting NIH HIV/AIDS research priorities and guidelines for funding has been issued, and we wish to call this Notice to the attention of the NIDA HIV/AIDS research community http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-15-137.html

NIH HIV/AIDS Research Priorities, 12-11-2015 (PDF, 751KB)

Also see NIH Director, Dr. Collins Statement on NIH Efforts to Focus Research to End the AIDS Pandemic (August 12, 2015)

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AIDS Research Program
National Institute on Drug Abuse
6001 Executive Blvd, MSC 9581
Bethesda, MD 20892

This page was last updated April 2016

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