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NIDA Participates in Italian National School on Addiction

April 2012
Highlights NIDA’s visit to Italy to teach a module on drug abuse and addiction as part of a binational agreement with the country. Read more »

InWomen Working Group Publishes Journal Supplement

April 2012
Promotes a new journal supplement that focuses research attention on substance abuse among women. Read more »

International Program Joins Johns Hopkins Workshop for Burmese Officials

April 2012
Highlights a workshop with delegates from Burma (Myanmar) on health issues Read more »

Two New Online Resources Enhance Research Methods

April 2012
Describes two online tools to assist substance abuse researchers to standardize research methods and compare data across studies. Read more »

Fogarty Funds New International Training Programs

April 2012
Announces two new drug abuse and addiction funding programs of interest to the international research community. Read more »

Register Now: NIDA International Forum

April 2012
Announces the registration period for the 2012 NIDA International Forum Read more »

International Women's Group Promotes Its CPDD Satellite

April 2012
Announces registration for the 2012 InWomen Meeting that will focus on global issues as they relate to substance abuse by women. Read more »

South African Investigator Receives International Traveling Fellowship Award

April 2012
Announces the recipient of the 2012 International Traveling Fellowship Award based on substance abuse and addiction research. Read more »

Former Humphrey Fellow Leads Methadone Maintenance Treatment in Bangladesh

April 2012
Announces the appointment of Dr. Munir Ahmed to officer in charge for the Joint United Nations Programme for HIV/AIDS in Bangladesh. Read more »

USAID Adopts New Ethics Rules

April 2012
Highlights a new USAID policy outlining scientific integrity principles designed to ensure quality Read more »

New Prescription Drug Curriculum Available

April 2012
Announces a new online curriculum for clinicians on prescription drug abuse within the context of chronic pain management. Read more »

INVEST/CTN Fellow Assesses Risk Behavior Among Kosovo Youth

April 2012
Reports on the research conducted by a NIDA fellow and his U.S. collaborators to assess risk behavior among youth in Kosovo. Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

April 2012
Lists funding opportunities Read more »

New! NIDA Issues Program Announcements; Sets Aside Funds for Medications Development

April 2012
Highlights new NIDA Program Announcements (PAs) on substance abuse and medication development for which non-U.S. institutions are eligible. Read more »

New Fellows Get Oriented to Research Resources in U.S.

February 2012
Describes the 3-day orientation program for drug abuse and addiction research fellows supported by the NIDA International Program. Read more »

INVEST Fellow Translates NIDA Publications Into Farsi

February 2012
Describes a group of Iranian drug abuse researchers who have translated NIDA publications into Farsi to make them more available to their research community. Read more »

Brazilian Scientist Named ISAJE/WHO Young Scholar

February 2012
Announces the 2011 recipient of the International Society of Addiction Journal Editors/World Health Organization Young Scholars Award. Read more »

Applications Open for Intensive Summer Training on Addiction

February 2012
Alerts drug abuse researchers of a summer training program opportunity in addiction research in The Netherlands. Read more »

Midcareer Fellowship Opportunities Available

February 2012
Announces a research training fellowship that offers midcareer drug abuse professionals the opportunity to conduct research and receive mentoring from a U.S. researcher. Read more »

Register Now: NIDA International Forum

February 2012
Alerts addiction and drug abuse researchers Read more »


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