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Good Behavior Game Wins 2012 Mentor International Best Practice Award

December 2012
A drug abuse prevention program for young children has been honored by an international prevention organization for its effectiveness Read more »

Mexico City Meeting Spurs Local, International Action on Inhalant Abuse

December 2012
Describes the program and outcomes of an international meeting on inhalant abuse held in Mexico City on September 17–18 Read more »

NIDA International Program Director Among Honorees for Brain Disorders Program

December 2012
Announces an award to NIDA International Program Director Steven W. Gust and other NIH program officers for their work supporting a Fogarty International Center research program on Brain Disorders in the Developing World. Read more »

NIDA, Italian Researchers Plan Collaborative Clinical Studies

December 2012
Announces a new research collaboration and describes meetings held between NIDA officials and Italian researchers in November 2012. Read more »

SAVE THE DATE! 2013 NIDA International Forum

December 2012
Provides dates and a link to the registration site for the 2013 NIDA International Forum Read more »

InWomen Group Celebrates Its 6th Year

December 2012
Announces preliminary details about the 2013 International Women’s and Children’s Health and Gender Working Group (InWomen’s) Conference Read more »

Substance Abuse Researcher Earns NIH Director's Early Independence Award

December 2012
Describes a prestigious grant award to a young investigator studying the role of brain circuits in neuropsychiatric illnesses. Read more »

New International Bioethics Course Available Online

December 2012
Announces the third in a series of graduate-level bioethics courses designed for researchers in Central and Eastern Europe. Read more »

NIDA Supports Participants at NHSN Conference

December 2012
Describes the scientific program and lists the NIDA International Program-supported participants at the 2012 National Hispanic Science Network conference. Read more »

Drug Abuse Prevention Research Fellowship Trains "Next Generation" of Mexican Prevention Research Scientists

December 2012
Discusses the research focus and accomplishments of the first U.S.–Mexico Drug Abuse Prevention Research Fellow Read more »

Humphrey Fellows Meet NIDA During Campus Visits and Global Leadership Forum

December 2012
Lists the research interests of the 2012–2013 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows at Virginia Commonwealth University and Johns Hopkins University. Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

December 2012
Announces funding opportunities Read more »

Italy Translates NIDA Website as Part of Binational Agreement

September 2012
Describes a NIDA Website that has been translated into Italian. Read more »

Funding Opportunities for International Research

September 2012
Recent funding announcements for international collaborative research include programs focusing on HIV/AIDS research Read more »

NIDA International Forum Focuses on New and Emerging Psychoactive Substances

September 2012
Presents a summary of the 2012 NIDA International Forum Read more »

NIDA Supports Latin American Scientists at Grants Workshop

September 2012
Describes a training program for Latin American researchers that provided guidance on the U.S. scientific award process. Read more »

Australian State Honors Director for Developing Online Master's Degree in Addiction Studies

September 2012
Announces a teaching award for the Australian director of the International Programme in Addiction Studies. Read more »

WHO Database Documents Lack of Resources To Treat Substance Abuse

September 2012
Describes a new database with country-level information on alcohol and drug abuse prevention and treatment resources. Read more »

WHO Begins Developing Guidelines on Substance Use During Pregnancy

September 2012
Announces a World Health Organization initiative to develop guidelines for identifying and managing substance use by pregnant women. 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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