URBAN ARCH Newsletter

URBAN ARCH Newsletter

Volume 3, Issue 4

October 2016 – December 2016

Check out the current issue of URBAN ARCH News, the quarterly newsletter bringing you news based on the latest URBAN ARCH and related research.

URBAN ARCH: Taking a Look Back as We Head into 2017 & Beyondedited-cc-main-photo

l-r: Uganda, Russia, and Boston ARCH teams

As we move forward with the renewal studies, URBAN ARCH takes a look back over the past 5 years and acknowledges the accomplishments and progress of the Uganda, Russia, and Boston cohorts. Click here to read more.

In the News

Spotlight On…Carly Bridden

In this issue, we interview Carly Bridden, MA, MPH, Administrative Director of URBAN ARCH and Clinical Research Director in the Clinical Addiction Research and Education (CARE) Unit at Boston Medical Center.


On The Ground

Click on the buttons to see what the URBAN ARCH Cohorts and Cores have been working on.

Save the Date for the 2017 URBAN ARCH Annual Meeting

The sixth URBAN ARCH Annual Meeting will be held on March 28-29, 2017. Click here for more information about this meeting. We hope to see you there!


New URBAN ARCH Publications

Selected NIH Notices and Funding Opportunities

  • Administrative Supplement for Research on Sex/Gender Influences (Admin Supp) (PA-17-078)
    Office of Research on Women’s Health
    Application Due Date: February 13, 2017
  • National Cooperative Drug Discovery/Development Groups (NCDDG) for the Treatment of Mental Disorders, Drug or Alcohol Addiction (U01) (PAR-14-184)
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse
    Application Due Date: February 23, 2017
  • International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) (K01) (PAR-17-002)
    Fogarty International Center, National Cancer Institute
    Application Due Date: March 2, 2017
  • Optimizing the HIV Care Continuum for Substance Abusing Populations at High-Risk and/or Living with HIV (R01) (RFA-DA-17-024) Notice of Change to Award Project Period (NOT-DA-17-006)
    National Institute of Drug Abuse
    Application Due Date: May 9, 2017

Click here for more funding announcements related to HIV and alcohol research.

Events and Conferences

Please email Carly Bridden if you will be attending any these meetings, so we can connect you with our investigators.

Click here for more events and conferences.

Featured Resources

This issue of the newsletter concludes our third year in publication. Thank you for reading and….

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