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MDMA: RESEARCH AREAS NEEDING MORE EMPHASIS

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005
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Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institutes of Health
(see all US Federal Agencies)

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  • Original Grant - Sep 8, 2004
Applications Due:


Multiple Receipt Dates - See Link to Full Announcement for details.

total funding: Not Available
max award: none
min award: none
cost sharing, matching: No
number of awards: Not Available
type of funding: Grant
Description:

The purpose of this PA is to provide an optimally comprehensive, strategic,
and balanced MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine) research program, given
the upsurge in MDMA abuse worldwide, including its abuse outside the rave
scene. Although researchers have made great strides in characterizing MDMAs
neural mechanisms and neurotoxicity, it is necessary now to focus on specific
areas of MDMA research, across all research disciplines, urgently needing our
attention.

For the purpose of this PA, the term MDMA is defined as 3,4-
methylenedioxymethamphetamine and its very close structural analogues, such
as p-methoxyamphetamine (PMA), p-methoxymethamphetamine (PMMA), and 3,4-
methylenedioxy-N-ethyl-amphetamine (MDEA), insofar as they share specific
subjective, discriminative stimulus, or toxicological properties with 3,4-
methylenedioxymethamphetamine; however, methamphetamine and other
amphetamines that are characterized by neurotoxic effects on central
dopaminergic systems in experimental animals are not included in this
definition. Ecstasy is defined as a preparation (usually a tablet)
supposed by its users to contain MDMA.

Who can apply:

Anyone/General Public
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Independent School Districts
Individual/Family
Minority Group
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Non-Government - General
Nonprofits Having A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Nonprofits That Do Not Have A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
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Small Business (Less Than 500 Employees
Special District Governments
State (Includes District Of Columbia; Includes Institutions Of Higher Education And Hospitals)
U.S. Territories And Possessions (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)

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Funding Sources:

Drug Abuse Research Programs

More Information:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-04-152.html

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