Substance Abuse Research Education and Training

What is SARET?

The Substance Abuse Research Education and Training (SARET) Program is an innovative initiative to educate and spur interest among NYU students from diverse disciplines about addiction and the fundamentals of clinical research.

Participants engage in a series of interactive, content-rich web-based learning modules hosted by NYU faculty experts in the field of substance abuse research, and are given opportunities to engage in stipend-supported summer-time research investigations with leading NYU substance abuse scientists across diverse disciplines.

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Who Can Participate?

Students in the NYU School of Medicine, College of Dentistry, College of Nursing, and School of Social Work are eligible to participate. All participants have the opportunity to complete the online modular curriculum, which can be accessed here. Students can apply for a research stipend to support mentored research at NYU in the field of substance use disorders research. You can access the SARET Application Form here. We accept completed applications December to February each year.

Mentored Research Opportunities

Students will be paired with a faculty mentor actively engaged in stipend-supported substance use disorders-related research. SARET Research Mentors are national leaders in the rapidly evolving field of addiction-related research, whose funded research ranges from dopamine transporter research to imaging studies of stimulant users to primary care-based pharmacologic treatment for heroin and prescription narcotic dependence to the role of spirituality in recovery.

For more information about this opportunity, please call:

SARET Program NYU School of Medicine
227 East 30th Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212-263-0889
Fax: 646-501-2706
Email: Sewit Bereket