Professor Earns Position on Study Section for National Institutes of Health

DATE: June 28, 2006
CONTACT: John Davis,

LUBBOCK – A Texas Tech professor has been invited to join a study section responsible for reviewing grant applications submitted to the Center for Scientific Review at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Alice M. Young, a professor of psychology at Texas Tech University and professor of pharmacology and neuroscience at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, will serve as a member of the Biobehavioral Regulation, Learning and Ethology Study Section at the NIH Center for Scientific Review. She begins a four-year term on July 1.

Study sections also make recommendations on these applications to the appropriate NIH national advisory council or board, and survey the status of research in their fields of science.

Members of study sections of the Center for Scientific Review are selected based on outstanding achievement in their scientific discipline, which entails significant publications in scientific journals as well as laudable scientific activities and honors.


CONTACT: Dr. Alice Young, professor, Department of Psychology, Texas Tech, 742-3711 ext. 252, or