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Fellowships for Postdoctoral Training

Several opportunities are available for scientists who want postdoctoral research training and professional development opportunities. The majority of Fellowships offer a one-year training opportunity in the United States with a NIDA-supported drug abuse researcher. Actual details vary for each Fellowship.

Who Has Been a Postdoctoral Drug Abuse Research Fellow and Mentor?

Year Fellowship Fellow Mentor
2015 INVEST Yanhui Liao
China
Edythe London, Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles
Bulat Idrisov
Russia
Jeffrey Samet, M.D., M.P.H.
Boston Medical Center
Roy Otten
The Netherlands
Thomas J. Dishion, Ph.D.
Arizona State University
INVEST/CTN Lysa Remy
Brazil
George E. Woody, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania
NIDA Inserm Celine Nicolas
France
Satoshi Ikemoto, Ph.D.
NIDA Intramural Research Program, USA
Vivien Zell
France
Thomas Hnasko, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego, USA
U.S.—Mexico Prevention Annick Bórquez
Mexico/United Kingdom
Natasha K. Martin, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego
NIDA-ANRS Rubén Muñoz
Ecuador
Kimberly Brouwer, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego
2014 INVEST Jinsong Tang
China
Edythe London, Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles
INVEST/CTN Chandra Jha
Australia
Dennis M. Donovan, Ph.D.
University of Washington
NIDA Inserm Vivien Zell
France
Thomas Hnasko, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego, USA
Yann Pelloux
France
Shaham Yavin, Ph.D.
NIDA Intramural Research Program
Andrew Scheyer
United States
Olivier Jacques Jose Manzoni, Ph.D.
Institut de Neurobiologie de la Mediterranee, France
NIDA-ANRS Nicholas Thomson
Australia
Chris Beyrer, M.D.
Johns Hopkins University
Trupti Ishwar Gilada
India
Ann Duerr, Ph.D., M.D., M.P.H.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington
Andrew Guise
United Kingdom
Steffanie Strathdee, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego
Ernest T. Chivero
Zimbabwe
Shilpa Buch, Ph.D.
University of Nebraska Medical Center
2013 INVEST Antonis Gardikiotis
Greece
William D. Crano, Ph.D.
Claremont Graduate University
Zulvia Syarif
Indonesia
Marek C. Chawarski, Ph.D.
Yale University
Bilal Salem
Saudi Arabia
Richard A. Rawson, Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles
Makhbatsho Bakhromov
Tajikistan
Carl A. Latkin, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University
Michel Verheij
The Netherlands
George F. Koob, Ph.D.
The Scripps Research Institute
INVEST/CTN Haifeng Jiang
China
Walter Ling, M.D.
University of California, Los Angeles
NIDA-IAS-ANRS Sin How Lim
Malaysia
Frederick L. Altice, M.D.
Yale University
Francis Bajunirwe
Uganda
David R. Bangsberg, M.D., M.P.H.
Harvard Medical School
Anh Dam Tran
Vietnam
Gregory S. Zaric, Ph.D.
University of Western Ontario, Canada
Bach Xuan Tran
Vietnam
Carl A. Latkin, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University
2012 INVEST Jan Klimas
Ireland
Dennis McCarty, Ph.D.
Oregon Health & Science University
Sujung Yoon
South Korea
Perry F. Renshaw, M.D., Ph.D.
The Brain Institute, University of Utah
Tetiana Kiriazova
Ukraine
Jeffrey H. Samet, M.D., M.P.H.
Boston Medical Center
NIDA-IAS Md. Salequl Islam Saleque
Bangladesh
Gregory D. Kirk, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Johns Hopkins University
Georgios Nikolopoulos
Greece
Samuel R. Friedman, Ph.D.
National Development and Research Institutes, Inc.
Mehrak Javadi Paydar
Iran
Rosemarie M. Booze, Ph.D.
University of South Carolina
Seyed Ramin Radfar
Iran
Richard A. Rawson, Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles
Makhbatsho Bakhromov
Tajikistan
Judith A. Levy, Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Chicago
2011 INVEST Gabor Egervari
Hungary
Yasmin L. Hurd, Ph.D.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Saeed Momtazi
Iran
Richard A. Rawson, Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles
Hongqiang Sun
China
Thomas R. Kosten, M.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
Arina Tyurina
Russia
Jeffrey H. Samet, M.D., M.P.H.
Boston Medical Center
INVEST/CTN Vivi Octavia Lubis
Indonesia
George E. Woody, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania
U.S.—Mexico Prevention Argentina Servin
Mexico
Steffanie Strathdee, Ph.D., and Jay G. Silverman, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego
NIDA-IAS Huaihui Zhang
China
Richard Schottenfeld, M.D.
Yale University
Jinmei Meng
China
Scott Burris, J.D.
Temple University
Iko Safika
Indonesia
Timothy P. Johnson, Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Chicago
2010 INVEST Perrine Roux
France
Sandra Comer, Ph.D.
Columbia University
Mikhail Torban
Russia
Robert Heimer, Ph.D.
Yale University
Huaihui Zhang
China
Richard Schottenfeld, M.D.
Yale University
INVEST/CTN Cecile Denis
France
John Cacciola, Ph.D., and Charles O'Brien, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania
Sergii Dvoriak
Ukraine
George E. Woody, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania
Maria de L. Garcia-Anaya
Mexico
Edward V. Nunes, Jr., M.D.
New York State Psychiatric Institute
José Szapocznik, Ph.D.
University of Miami
Rushit Ismajli
Kosovo
Dennis M. Donovan, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Effatalsadat Merghati Kohei
Iran
Kathleen T. Brady, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical University of South Carolina
Xuyi Wang
China
Walter Ling, M.D.
University of California, Los Angeles
NIDA-IAS Shusen Liu
China
Zunyou Wu, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
National Center for AIDS/STD Control and Prevention, China
Adhi Nurhidayat
Indonesia
David Metzger, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania
Elena Dukhovlinova
Russia
Ronald I. Swanstrom, Ph.D.
University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill
Jonathan Claude Ipser
South Africa
Igor Grant, M.D., FRCP(C)
University of California, San Diego
2012 INVEST Marta Concheiro Guisan
Spain
Marilyn Huestis, Ph.D.
NIDA Intramural Research Program
Sheng Liu
China
Gary S. Aston-Jones, Ph.D.
Medical University of South Carolina
Alberto Moriggia
Italy
David L. Thomas, M.D.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
INVEST/CTN Suzanne Nielsen
Australia
Walter Ling, M.D.
University of California, Los Angeles
Felipe Vallejo Reyes
Chile
Eugene Somoza, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Cincinnati
Meera Vaswani
India
Wade Berrettini, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania
NIDA-IAS Micah Ongeri Oyaro
Kenya
John L. Wylie, Ph.D.
University of Manitoba, Canada
Maria Gudelia Rangel
Mexico
Steffanie Strathdee, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego
2008 INVEST Jiang Du
China
Hser Yih-Ing, Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles
Paula M. Mayock
Ireland
Michael C. Clatts, Ph.D.
National Development and Research Institutes, Inc.
Adhi Wibowo Nurhidayat
Indonesia
David Metzger, Ph.D., and George E. Woody, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania
Akiko Shimamoto Kiyoshima
Japan
Klaus A. Miczek, Ph.D.
Tufts University
Paulo Roberto Telles P. Diaz
Brazil
Kimberly Page Shafer, Ph.D.
Institute for Global Health/CAPS, University of California, San Francisco
Wenhua Zhou
China
Peter Kalivas, Ph.D.
Medical University of South Carolina
INVEST/CTN Leonardo Estacio, Jr.
Philippines
Dennis M. Donovan, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Mario Zapata
Colombia
Michael Robbins, Ph.D.
University of Miami
2007 INVEST Wagner Alves de Souza Judice
Brazil
Iris Lindberg, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Louisiana State University and the University of Maryland, Baltimore
Doug Hyun Han
South Korea
Perry F. Renshaw, M.D., Ph.D.
McLean Brain Imaging Center and Harvard Medical School
Sung-Jin Cho
South Korea
Alan P. Kozikowski, Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Chicago
INVEST/CTN Amit Chakrabarti
India
Roger Weiss, M.D.
McLean Hospital
Gvantsa Piralishvili
Georgia
George E. Woody, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania
Chen Hanhui
China
Walter Ling, M.D.
University of California, Los Angeles
2006 INVEST Tsafrir Loebl
Israel
A. Eden Evins, M.D., M.P.H.
Addictions Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital
Oscar Quintela
Spain
Dennis Crouch, M.B.A.
Center for Human Toxicology, University of Utah
J. Michael Walsh, Ph.D.
The Walsh Group
Maciej Stasiak
Poland
Nicholas E. Goeders, Ph.D.
Louisiana State University, Health Sciences Center - Shreveport
Young Hoon Sung
South Korea
Perry F. Renshaw, M.D., Ph.D.
McLean Brain Imaging Center
2005 INVEST Marco Bortolato
Italy
Daniele Piomelli, Ph.D., Pharm.D.
University of California, Irvine
Lan Zhang
China
Kenneth Kendler, M.D.
Virginia Commonwealth University
Liliana Cancela
Argentina
Peter W. Kalivas, Ph.D.
Medical University of South Carolina
2004 INVEST Marjaterttu Pajulo
Finland
Linda C. Mayes, M.D.
Yale University School of Medicine
Yufeng Chen
China
Alan P. Kozikowski, Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Chicago
2003 INVEST Isabelle Husson
France
Barry E. Kosofsky, M.D., Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital East
Tamo Nakamura
Australia
Anthony A. Wright, Ph.D.
University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Yilang Tang
China
Joseph F. Cubells, M.D., Ph.D.
Yale University School of Medicine
2002 INVEST Debasish Basu
India
Joel Gelernter, M.D.
Yale University
Patricia Obando
Costa Rica
Dace Svikis, Ph.D.
Virginia Commonwealth University
Tatiana P. Tsarouk
Russia
Elaine Thompson, Ph.D.
University of Washington, Seattle
Min Zhao
China
Howard Liddle, Ed.D.
University of Miami School of Medicine
2001 INVEST Henrik Druid
Sweden
Deborah C. Mash, Ph.D.
University of Miami
Chuang Liu
China
Elliot A. Stein, Ph.D
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
1999-2000 INVEST Abdel Azim Assi
Egypt
Charles I. Chavkin, Ph.D.
University of Washington, Seattle
Elisa Mengual
Spain
Virginia M. Pickel, Ph.D.
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Vaughan Rees
Australia
Jeffrey H. Samet, M.D., M.P.H.
Boston University School of Medicine
1998-99 INVEST You Wan
China
Jeffrey S. Mogil, Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Neo Morojele
South Africa
Judith S. Brook, Ed.D.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
1997-98 INVEST Guilherme Borges
Mexico
Ronald C. Kessler, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School
Yulia Lyupina
Russia
James E. Smith, Ph.D.
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Olivier Manzoni
France
John T. Williams, Ph.D.
Oregon Health Sciences University
1996-97 INVEST Silvia Cruz
Mexico
Robert L. Balster, Ph.D.
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Raka Jain
India
Stephen G. Holtzman, Ph.D. (deceased)
Emory University School of Medicine
Danxin Wang
China
Wolfgang Sadée, Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco
1995-96 INVEST Bashir Ahmad
Pakistan
Nissar A. Darmani, Ph.D.
Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Irena Martin-Kleiner
Croatia
Jean M. Bidlack, Ph.D.
University of Rochester
Steve McGaraughty
Canada
Mary M. Heinricher, Ph.D.
Oregon Health Sciences University
Zhengxiong Xi
China
Elliot A. Stein, Ph.D.
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
1994-95 INVEST Anton Bespalov
Russia
Robert L. Balster, Ph.D.
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Suchandra Ghosh
India
Martin A. Adler, Ph.D.
Temple University School of Medicine
Ella Nikulina
Russia
Klaus A. Miczek, Ph.D.
Tufts University
1993-94 INVEST Yaprak Egilmez
Turkey
Michael Emmett Oglesby, Ph.D.
University of North Texas Health Science Center
Gerald Zernig
Austria
James H. Woods, Ph.D.
University of Michigan Medical School

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