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CTN Workshops Feature Fellows' Research Reports and Grant-Writing Tips

April 2013
Reports on research projects conducted by INVEST/CTN Fellows from Indonesia and Ireland Read more »

Former DISCA Awardee and Colleagues Report Changes in Mexican Controls Reduced Methamphetamine Potency, Harm in United States

April 2013
Discusses a research report on how changes in Mexican law impacted the U.S. methamphetamine market. Read more »

Former NIDA Fellow Named Senior Scientist at Indian Occupational Health Institute

April 2013
Announces the appointment of a former NIDA International Program fellow to the Indian Council of Medical Research. Read more »

Rutgers Institute of Addiction Studies Focuses on Prevention and Recovery

April 2013
Provides information about a summer training for drug abuse researchers. Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

April 2013
Announces funding opportunities Read more »

New International Funding Opportunities

February 2013
Announces new funding opportunities for high-impact/high-risk drug abuse research and research training programs for drug abuse researchers in clinical settings. Read more »

NIDA, Russian Officials Discuss Research Programs

February 2013
Identifies participants and key topics at a meeting between NIDA experts and representatives of the Federal Drug Control Service of Russia. Read more »

EU Study Documents Prevalence of Drugged Driving

February 2013
Describes a report summarizing the findings of the European Union research project on Driving Under the Influence of Drugs Read more »

Letter Calls for Increased Research on Inhalants

February 2013
Summarizes a letter to the editor by members of the NIDA International Program Inhalant Working Group calling for increased qualitative and quantitative research on misuse of volatile substances. Read more »

NIDA Offers Tuition Scholarship to Dutch Summer Institute on Addiction

February 2013
Provides details about a scholarship to the multidisciplinary drug abuse research training program held at the University of Amsterdam. Read more »


February 2013
Provides dates and a link to the registration site for the 2013 NIDA International Forum Read more »

InWomen's 2013 Conference

February 2013
Provides details about the 2013 International Women's and Children's Health and Gender Working Group (InWomen’s) Conference Read more »

Apply by April 1 for NIDA International Fellowships

February 2013
Announces upcoming deadlines for postdoctoral fellowships in drug abuse research. Read more »

NIDA Welcomes Fellows at Orientation

February 2013
Reports on an orientation program for NIDA International Program drug abuse research fellows. Read more »

Russian Researcher Named 2013 WHO/NIDA/CPDD International Traveling Fellow

February 2013
Announces the recipient of a fellowship for substance abuse researchers from developing countries to participate in scientific meetings and work with U.S. scientists. Read more »

Prevention Program Run by Former NIDA Humphrey Fellow Honored

February 2013
Reports on an award presented by Edutainment Africa to the Uganda Youth Development Link (UYDEL) drug and substance abuse program. Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

February 2013
Announces funding opportunities Read more »

NIDA, INSERM Explore Potential Collaboration

December 2012
Identifies mechanisms to support binational research and topics for future research cooperation between NIDA and the French Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale (INSERM). Read more »

RFA Issued for U.S.–Russia Bilateral Research in HIV/AIDS and Comorbidities

December 2012
Funding will be available in fiscal year 2014 for joint U.S.–Russia studies on prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS and comorbidities. Read more »

ONDCP and NIDA Create Online Physician Training Courses for Prescribing Painkillers

December 2012
Online training courses designed for U.S. health care providers can be adapted for use in medical schools and international settings. Read more »


Important Dates

NIDA International Program Fellowships

Application Deadlines:
Postdoctoral Fellowships:
April 1


August 18 - August 21, 2015
Sydney, Australia
August 22 - August 25, 2015
Chicago, IL
August 29 - September 1, 2015
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2015 NIDA International Forum

June 12 – 15, 2015
Phoenix, Arizona
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