Notice of Pre-Application Technical Assistance Webinar for RFA-DA-15-014 “Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study - Coordinating Center (U24)”, RFA-DA-15-015“Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study - Research Project Sites (U01)”, and RFA-DA-15-016 “Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study - Data Analysis and Informatics Center (U24)”

Notice Number: NOT-DA-15-047

Key Dates
Release Date:  February 13, 2015
Webinar Date: February 24, 2015   

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National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR)


The purpose of this Notice is to inform the research community that a pre-application technical assistance webinar will be conducted on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. EDT to discuss the three new Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Longitudinal Study funding opportunities.  The Collaborative Research on Addiction at the NIH (CRAN) and other NIH ICs intend to establish the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study Consortium that consists of three integrated components: (1) a set of research project sites (RFA-DA-15-015), (2) a single central data analysis and informatics center (RFA-DA-15-016), and (3) a single overall coordinating center (RFA-DA-15-014). 

The webinar will review the purpose and objectives of the funding opportunity announcements and will answer questions submitted by participants.  Participants may also submit questions ahead of time to:

All prospective applicants are invited to participate.

A second webinar may be held closer to the application deadline (April 14, 2015) if warranted.

How to Participate in the Webinar

Event address: 
Topic: ABCD FOAs Technical Assistance Webinar
Event number: 624 045 509
Event password: Success1!

For attendees who prefer to dial in and not view WebEx:
Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada): 1-877-668-4493
Call-in toll number (US/Canada): 1-650-479-3208
Access code: 624 045 509


Please direct all inquiries to:

John A. Matochik
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Telephone: 301-451-7319

Kevin Conway
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Telephone: 301-402-1817