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NIDA Staff Host U.K. Research Officials

NIDA senior staff and officials from the United Kingdom met August 1, 2013, to discuss animal research regulations, ways to enhance the contribution the life sciences can make to economic growth on both sides of the Atlantic, toxicity testing for emerging synthetic drugs, and areas where U.S. and U.K. drug abuse researchers may be able to collaborate. The United Kingdom is implementing animal research regulations designed to replace animal use, reduce the number of animals used, and refine research procedures to minimize animal suffering.

USDISCA Supports Collaborations in the United Kingdom

D. Dwayne Simpson, Ph.D., emeritus director of the Institute of Behavioral Research, Texas Christian University (TCU), utilized his U.S. Distinguished International Scientist Award (USDISCA) to continue the collaborative work he began in 2005 to put in place an infrastructure for several regional initiatives and resources to target substance misuse in the United Kingdom (UK).

Good Behavior Game Wins 2012 Mentor International Best Practice Award

Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden, Sheppard G. Kellam, M.D., and Jeanne M. Poduska, Sc.D.

Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden, center, presented the International Best Practice Award to Sheppard G. Kellam, M.D., and Jeanne M. Poduska, Sc.D., for the Good Behavior Game.

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Important Dates

NIDA International Program Fellowships

Application Deadlines:
Postdoctoral Fellowships:
April 1

Meetings

October 2 - October 6, 2014
Yokohama, Japan
October 18 - October 21, 2014
Berlin, Germany
November 15 - November 19, 2014
Washington, DC, USA