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Below are recent news articles from NIDA International. To find information regarding our E-News, please view our E-News Archives or sign up for our e-newsletter.

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 »

Registration Now Open for International Women’s CPDD Satellite

February 2012
Announces the 2012 meeting of the International Women’s and Children’s Health and Gender Working Group. Read more »

Mexican Scientist Awarded New Prevention Fellowship

February 2012
Highlights the recipient of NIDA’s Mexico Drug Abuse Prevention Research Fellowship and describes her research focus during the 12-month fellowship. Read more »

Alert: International Scientific Meeting Scams

February 2012
Alerts scientists to the growing number of email messages containing fake conference invitations and offers tips that an invitation may be spam. Read more »

New INVEST Fellow Investigates Cognitive Enhancer

February 2012
Announces a new NIDA INVEST Drug Abuse Research Fellow who will conduct drug abuse research with a mentor in the U.S. on methamphetamine dependence. Read more »

Bioethics Education Tools Now Available

February 2012
Announces new graduate-level bioethics education tools available online for drug abuse and addiction researchers and others interested in bioethics. Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

February 2012
Highlights upcoming Program Announcements Read more »

Building Research Capacity in Poland

December 2011
Reports on the efforts to build drug abuse and addiction research capacity in Poland and other areas of Central and Eastern Europe. Read more »

Summer Institute Enriches Doctoral Student’s Research Training

December 2011
Highlights the benefits of a summer alcohol Read more »

NIDA International Program Wins Web Award

December 2011
Announces the NIDA International Program as a recipient of a 2011 Web Health Award for its Web site. Read more »

DRUID Conference Focuses on Drugged Driving

December 2011
Describes an international conference reporting on the results of an initiative to gain insight into the impact of substance abuse on road safety. Read more »


Important Dates

NIDA International Program Fellowships

Application Deadlines:
Postdoctoral Fellowships:
April 1


Travel Award Application Deadline:
March 1, 2015
Phoenix, Arizona, USA

2015 NIDA International Forum

June 12 – 15, 2015
Phoenix, Arizona
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