The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)—the nation's leading medical research agency.
Mission: To advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and public health.
This mission involves:
NIDA Research helps to:
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
8:30 am to 6:00 pm
(Evening and weekend hours available for some studies)
For a screening visit, you should park in the Mid-Campus Lot. The entrance is at the intersection of Bayview Boulevard and Bayview Circle. You will not need to pay to enter the lot. We will give you a validated parking pass to cover the cost of your parking.
For study visits, you should park in the Rear Lot of the NIDA building (also known as the Biomedical Research Center or BRC) in a spot reserved for NIDA study participants. This is a free parking lot, and Security can direct you to the reserved spaces. The lot entrance is on Bioscience Drive, just off Lombard Street. If all reserved spots are taken, please ask Security for guidance. If you are directed to Mid-Campus parking, we will give you a validated parking pass to cover the cost of your parking.
Acting Clinical Director, NIDA IRP
Deputy Scientific Director, NIDA IRP
Chief, Translational Addiction Medicine Branch
Chief, Clinical Psychoneuroendocrinology and Neuropsychopharmacology Section
Associate Director for Clinical Research, Medication Development Program
Chief, Technology and Translational Research Unit
Chief, Real-world Assessment, Prediction, and Treatment Unit
Chief, Cognitive and Pharmacological Neuroimaging Unit
Chief, Learning and Decision-Making Unit
Staff Clinician, Neuroimaging Research Branch
Staff Clinician, Translational Addiction Medicine Branch
Acting Chief, Neuroimaging Research Branch
Chief, Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy Section
Learn more about NIDA at
Learn more about NIDA’s Intramural Research Program, located in Baltimore, Maryland, at
Answer a few questions to see if you qualify for an in-person screening appointment.Call Now: (800) 535-8254