Identification and Characterization of Sensitive Periods for Neurodevelopment in Studies of Mental Illness (R21)

Submission Date: October 20, 2009

Award Ceiling: $200,000

Soliciting research grant applications from institutions/organizations that propose to investigate the role of sensitive periods (i.e., periods during which the developing brain is maximally sensitive to environmental influences that confer risk or resilience) in the development of cognitive or affective function and behaviors relevant to mental health disorders.

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