August 2, 2010

Notices — August 2, 2010

Funding for BPH/LUTS Research — Funding is available to support pilot and feasibility projects focused on the common male diseases of benign prostatic hyperplasia/lower urinary tract symptoms. Awards of up to $50,000 for up to two years are available to fund the projects, which are part of a new NIDDK-supported George M. O’Brien Urology Research Center grant received by Robert Getzenberg of the Brady Urological Institute. New ideas are encouraged. The deadline for submissions is Aug. 7. For more information, visit the project website at

Mexican-American Focus Group — U.S.-born Mexican-American participants are needed for a research study on responses to political television advertisements from the 2008 presidential campaign. The group interview, lasting about two hours, will take place in the early evening in East Baltimore. Participants must be registered voters between 18 and 35 years old, U.S.-born with at least one parent from Mexico and be bilingual in English and Spanish. $100 compensation. Contact Cristina Salazar at