As the representative of AAPB, I attended the annual meeting of council representatives to the Federation of Associations in Brain and Behavioral Sciences (FABBS), December 4, 2023, in Washington, DC. AAPB is a member organization of FABBS, and AAPB pays a fee of $15 for each self-identified researcher in AAPB for this affiliation. FABBS functions as the eyes and ears in Washington of the behavioral and brain science community and serves as an intermediary between the societies and various federal agencies. There were a number of items presented at the meeting that would be of interest to researchers in AAPB.

Of most direct interest to some members of AAPB (perhaps both entrepreneurial clinicians and researchers) may be an opportunity to design and run a large-scale intervention program funded by the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H). We were addressed by Dr. Jennifer Roberts, director of ARPA-H Resilient Systems. ARPA-H...

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