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NIDA

Number 9, April 2006

This E-news is issued every other month to inform the international drug abuse research community about:

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Funding Opportunities

Existing Updates on NIDA’s International Program funding opportunities:

Research Training and Exchange Updates

For current information on NIDA and NIH training and exchange programs, please visit the following Web pages:

NIDA International Program
The NIDA International Program fosters international cooperative research and the exchange of scientific information by drug abuse researchers around the globe. International scientific collaboration in drug abuse research is fostered through the following programs:

  • INVEST Drug Abuse Research Fellowship
    Click on the above link if you are a postdoctoral researcher and would like to collaborate with a NIDA grantee. Application Deadlines: April 1 and October 1. Notification of Award: June 1 and December 1. Fellowships awarded in June must begin by December 31 of the current year. Fellowships awarded in December must begin by June 30 of the following year. If you need an extension, please submit your request via e-mail to NIDA International Program at nida_ip@iqsolutions.com
    • INVEST Fellows Tour NIDA Intramural Research Program in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Distinguished International Scientist Collaboration Program
    Distinguished International Scientist Collaboration Award (USDISCA) Program

    Click on the above link if you are a senior scientist collaborating with a NIDA grantee and would like to work together in the most suitable locale for joint research. Application Deadline: January 1. Notification of Award: March 1. If you need an extension, please submit your request via e-mail to NIDA International Program atnida_ip@iqsolutions.com.
    • Three DISCA/USDISCA Awards Announced
  • NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellowship
    Click on the above link if you are a mid-career professional who wants to gain international experience at a U.S. research institute. The NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellowship is a component of the larger U.S. Department of State program, and you must contact the U.S. Embassy or Fulbright Commission in your home country to apply. The U.S. Department of State is the primary sponsor of the Humber H. Humphrey Program.
    • NIDA and Department of State Select Humphrey Fellows
    • INVEST, Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows Attend Grant-Writing Seminar

NIH Office of Extramural Research — Funding Opportunities and Notices
NIH Fogarty International Center
The Fogarty International Center, the international component of the NIH, addresses global health challenges through innovative and collaborative research and training programs and supports and advances the NIH mission through international partnerships.

  • Programs and Initiatives
  • NIH Grants Information and Program Application Deadlines & Review Cycle Dates
  • Fogarty International Center / Ellison Medical Foundation - Overseas Fellowships in Global Health and Clinical Research: Are you a graduate-level U.S. student in the health professions? The Fogarty International Center/Ellison Medical Foundation offers Clinical Research Training Fellowships that provide a 1-year clinical research training experience at top-ranked, NIH-funded research centers in developing countries of Africa, Asia, and the Americas.

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Meetings

Calendar of Major Scientific Meetings in Drug Abuse Research

2006 NIDA International Forum
June 16–19, 2006, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

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Press Releases

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Other Items of Interest

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The Research Assistant
NIDA-funded research online tool for behavioral scientists.

NOTE: The following information is being provided for informational purposes only. Reference to any Website listed below does not constitute endorsement of or recommendation by NIDA/NIH/DHHS.

  • The International Society of Addiction Medicine offers an International Certification in Addiction Medicine for physicians. The test of clinical knowledge confirms physicians’ familiarity with the basic components of addiction medicine (pharmacology, psychiatry, general medicine, and psychology) in content areas including prevention, diagnosis, intoxication and withdrawal, treatment, medical and psychiatric comorbidities, pain management, children and adolescents, and behavioral addiction.

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Reading Corner

Look here for research articles or other publications that may be of interest to the international drug abuse research community.

  • INVEST-Supported Research Identifies Gene Associated With Smoking Initiation and Nicotine Dependence
  • DISCA-Supported Research Identifies Culturally Unique Drug Abuse Patterns Among U.S. Immigrants From the Former Soviet Union

NOTE: The following information is being provided for informational purposes only. Reference to any Website listed below does not constitute endorsement of or recommendation by NIDA/NIH/DHHS.

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This page was last updated March 2006

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