Division of Extramural Research (DER)

What We Do:

The Division of Extramural Research provides management and oversight on the development, implementation, and coordination of NIDA’s extramural programs, research training, policies, reviews, and operations planning.

Research Interests/Goals:

  • Develop, implement, and coordinate NIDA’s extramural programs, policies, reviews, and operations planning
  • Provide leadership and advice on scientific priorities and strategic goals for NIDA’s extramural research programs
  • Conduct or coordinate with the Center for Scientific Review (CSR) peer review of all NIDA grant applications
  • Lead NIDA’s involvement in vital trans-NIH initiatives
  • Coordinate and lead activities of the National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse

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Mailing Address:

Division of Extramural Research 
National Institute on Drug Abuse 
C/O NIH Mail Center 
16071 Industrial Drive – Dock 11 
Gaithersburg, MD 20892* 
*(Use 20892 for U.S. Postal Service, 20877 for UPS and FedEx)