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2) The proteomic analysis of the effects of adolescent binge drinking on brain synapse maturation in the frontal cortex.

3) The analysis of the possible loss of cortical neurons during adolescence and the effects of excessive alcohol consumption on this process.

4) The investigation of the influence of adolescent alcohol consumption on astrocyte-mediated myelin formation and maturation.

5) The characterization of possible thresholds for dose and duration of ethanol exposure for effects on adolescent brain development, as well as the determination of possible critical periods for such effects.

The NIH has allocated a project budget that is amounting to $275,000 per project provided that no more than $200,000 will be requested in a single year.

Researchers will be considered eligible to participate in the Effects of Adolescent Binge Drinking on Brain Development Project if they are representing any of the following:

a) Higher Education Institutions such as Public/State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education and Private Institutions of Higher Education

b) Nonprofit organizations other than institutions of higher education

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d) State Governments, County Governments, City or Township Governments, Special District Governments, Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Federally Recognized), and Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized)

e) Independent School Districts, Public Housing Authorities/Indian Housing Authorities, Native American Tribal Organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments), Faith-based or Community-based Organizations, and Regional Organizations.

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