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PAHO Offers Spanish-Language Resources for Addiction Researchers

April 2014
Describes Spanish-language online resources for substance abuse researchers that are provided by the Pan American Health Organization. Read more »

Postdoctoral Drug Abuse Research Program for U.S. and French Scientists

April 2014
Describes postdoctoral drug abuse research fellowships for U.S. and French scientists cosponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (Inserm). Read more »

NIDA Names Georgian Researcher as Distinguished International Scientist

April 2014
Announces a NIDA Distinguished International Scientist Collaboration Award to a researcher from the Republic of Georgia to work with a U.S. partner developing a manual to implement supported employment programs for women with substance use disorders. Read more »

View the NIDA International Program Website on Mobile Devices

December 2013
Announces new URL for NIDA International Program website, which is now accessible on mobile devices. Read more »

NIDA International Forum Abstract Submissions Due December 15, 2013

December 2013
Announces the Abstract and Travel Award Application deadlines for the 2014 NIDA International Forum, which will be held June 13–16, 2014, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Read more »

Save the Date! InWomen’s 2014 Conference

December 2013
Provides details about the 2014 International Women’s and Children’s Health and Gender Working Group (InWomen’s) Conference, which will be held in conjunction with the NIDA International Forum and the College on Problems of Drug Dependence Annual Scientific Meeting. Read more »

NIDA Director and Other Thought Leaders Meet With His Holiness the Dalai Lama

December 2013
Discusses the participation by NIDA Director Nora D. Volkow, M.D., His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and other experts in an October 2013 Mind & Life Institute conference on craving, desire, and addiction. Read more »

Fogarty Review Documents Productivity of NIDA-Supported Tobacco Research

December 2013
Discusses the outcomes of NIDA- and Fogarty International Center-supported tobacco research programs in Argentina, Brazil, China, and Syria. Read more »

ICADTS Conference Session Explores Role of New Psychoactive Drugs

December 2013
Describes a session about new psychoactive substances held during the 2013 International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety (ICADTS) and co-chaired by NIDA International Program Director Steven W. Gust, Ph.D., and Marilyn A. Huestis, Ph.D., NIDA Intramural Research Program. Read more »

New Humphrey Fellows Meet Federal Officials

December 2013
Lists the 2013 NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellows and describes their visits with NIDA and other public health officials and participation in the U.S. State Department’s Global Leadership Forum. Read more »

NIDA–Inserm Create Postdoctoral Drug Abuse Research Fellowships for U.S. and French Scientists

September 2013
Announces new postdoctoral fellowships for U.S. and French scientists in computational neuroscience, bioinformatics, statistics, genetics, or epigenetics. Read more »

RFA Issued for FY14 HIV/AIDS Avant Garde Research Program

September 2013
Announces new funding opportunities for innovative research on the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS among substance abusers. Read more »

NIDA Information Reaches Africa and Saudi Arabia

September 2013
Describes a scientific exchange meeting in Saudi Arabia attended by NIDA Director Nora D. Volkow, M.D., and dissemination of NIDA research materials in Ghana. Read more »

NIDA Staff Host U.K. Research Officials

September 2013
Describes a meeting between NIDA staff and officials from the United Kingdom to discuss animal research and new psychoactive substances. Read more »

NIDA International Forum Focuses on Improving Evidence-Based Treatment

September 2013
Presents a summary of the 2013 NIDA International Forum, which focused on evidence-based treatment. Read more »

Save the Date!

September 2013
Provides dates for the 2014 NIDA International Forum, which will be held June 13–16, 2014, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Read more »

NIDA International Presents Awards of Excellence

September 2013
Announces the recipients of the 2013 NIDA International Awards of Excellence in mentoring, international leadership, and collaborative research. Read more »

NIDA–International AIDS Society Award Four New Fellowships, Add Partner

September 2013
Announces NIDA–International AIDS Society Fellowships to scientists from Malaysia, Uganda, and Vietnam. Read more »

NIDA Selects New INVEST and INVEST/CTN Fellows

September 2013
Announces NIDA International Program postdoctoral drug abuse research fellowship awards to scientists from China, Greece, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, and The Netherlands. Read more »

NIDA Humphrey Fellow Publishes Method To Detect New “Bath Salts”

September 2013
Describes a research publication on identifying one form of the synthetic psychoactive substance known as “Bath Salts” that was coauthored by a former NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellow. Read more »


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