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NIDA, Inserm Renew Binational Agreement and Focus on Postdoctoral Fellowships at NeuroFrance 2017

May 2017
Announces the renewal of a binational agreement between NIDA and the French Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale (Inserm), reports on the NIDA-Inserm Postdoctoral Drug Abuse Research Fellowships for U.S. and French scientists, and describes NIH participation at the NeuroFrance 2017 meeting. Read more »

NIDA Humphrey Fellows Meet With Uruguay’s Ambassador to the United States

May 2017
Describes a meeting between officials from Uruguay and the NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellows to discuss the country’s efforts to prevent tobacco use through public health regulations. Read more »

Record Number of International Events During National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week 2017

May 2017
Reports on international educational events scheduled to provide teens with NIDA- and NIAAA-developed scientific facts about drugs and alcohol. Read more »

Stay Current With NIDA Notes

May 2017
Provides links to two Spanish-language animations about cocaine and subscription options for the NIDA Notes email digest, topic-specific RSS feeds, or podcast series. Read more »

2016–2017 NIDA Humphrey Fellows Complete Their Studies

May 2017
Identifies speakers at the ceremony for NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellows who completed their academic studies at Virginia Commonwealth University. Read more »

Updates From Former NIDA Humphrey Fellows

May 2017
Provides details about the roles of former NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellows in implementing an online substance abuse prevention program in Brazil, organizing a youth leadership conference in Pakistan, and administering a government agency responsible for drug abuse issues in Vietnam. Read more »

2017 NIDA International Forum

May 2017
Announces the session topics for the 2017 NIDA International Forum—cosponsored by the NIDA International Program and the Canadian Center on Substance Abuse. The meeting will be held June 16–19, 2017, in Montréal, Canada. Read more »

InWomen’s Group Announces Agenda and Travel Awards, Seeks Additions to Annotated Bibliography

May 2017
Solicits contributions for an annotated bibliography of research articles focused on substance use prevention or treatment among women and children. Also announces details about the 2017 International Women’s and Children’s Health and Gender (InWomen’s) Group Conference, to be held June 16, 2017, in conjunction with the NIDA International Forum and the College on Problems of Drug Dependence Annual Scientific Meeting. Read more »

Regional Conference Addressed Addiction and Mental Health Issues in Africa and the Middle East

May 2017
Describes the 4th Africa and Middle East Congress on Addiction (AMECA), which took place in in Monastir, Tunisia, December 1–4, 2016. Read more »

Call for Abstracts: 3rd International Congress of Clinical and Health Psychology on Children and Adolescents

January 2017
Announces the first call for abstracts and provides details for a November 2017 scientific meeting organized by the AITANA research group at the Spanish University Miguel Hernández and the University of Seville. Read more »

NIDA Session at ICADTS Focuses on Marijuana and Driving

December 2016
Describes presentations made at the 2016 International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety (ICADTS) meeting describing the negative impact of cannabis use on traffic safety. Read more »

NIDA Humphrey Fellows Meet With U.S., International Officials During Global Leadership Forum

December 2016
Lists U.S. government and international organization speakers at a meeting for Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows interested in substance abuse. Read more »

Registration Open for 2017 International Events During NDAFW

December 2016
Invites international substance abuse professionals to plan and host educational events to provide teens with NIDA- and NIAAA-developed scientific facts about drugs and alcohol. Read more »

NIDA, Inserm Promote Fellowship at SfN Meeting

December 2016
Describes the cosponsor’s events during the 2016 Society for Neuroscience meeting to promote the NIDA-Inserm Postdoctoral Drug Abuse Research Fellowships for U.S. and French Scientists. Read more »

NIDA Scholarships Available for the Dutch Summer Institute on Alcohol, Drugs, and Addiction

December 2016
Announces the application deadline for NIDA scholarships for graduate students and postdoctoral researchers attending the 2017 Dutch program, which focuses on policy models, prevention, and evidence-based treatment for addiction. Read more »

2017 NIDA International Forum To Focus on Marijuana and Driving

December 2016
Announces the theme for the 2017 NIDA International Forum—Marijuana and Driving—and the meeting cosponsor—Canadian Center on Substance Abuse. The meeting will be held June 16–19, 2017, in Montréal, Canada. Read more »

InWomen’s Group To Celebrate 10th Anniversary at 2017 Conference

December 2016
Announces the abstract submission deadline and primary topics for the 2017 International Women’s and Children’s Health and Gender (InWomen’s) Group Conference, to be held June 16, 2017, in conjunction with the NIDA International Forum and the College on Problems of Drug Dependence Annual Scientific Meeting. Read more »

NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellows Begin Studies

December 2016
Describes the qualifications and fellowship goals of the 2016–2017 NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellows. Read more »

ERANID Transnational Funding Proposals Due October 18, 2016

September 2016
Provides a link to information about a funding opportunity, supported by the European Union, for transnational drug abuse research. Read more »

2016 NIDA International Forum Explores Global Developments in Drug Trends, Practice, and Policy

September 2016
Briefly summarizes the 2016 NIDA International Forum, including plenary session speakers, breakout session topics, and the NIDA International Forum/CPDD International Research poster session. Read more »

IP Presents Awards of Excellence to Three Individuals

September 2016
Announces the recipients of the 2016 NIDA International Awards of Excellence in mentoring, international leadership, and collaborative research. Read more »

CPDD International Committee Presents Award for Best Poster at International Research Poster Session

September 2016
Announces the winner of the 2016 College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) award for best international research poster presentation by a scientist from a low- or middle-income country at the joint NIDA International Forum/CPDD International Research Poster Session. Read more »

NIDA International Forum Honors Dale Weiss as She Retires

September 2016
Announces the June 2016 retirement from NIDA of International Program Associate Director Dale S. Weiss. Read more »

Save the Date! 2017 NIDA International Forum Set for Montréal, Canada

September 2016
Announces the January 2, 2017, abstract submission and travel award application deadline as well as procedures for meeting registration for the 2017 NIDA International Forum, which will be held June 16–19, 2017, in Montréal, Canada. Read more »

InWomen’s Group to Celebrate 10th Anniversary at 2017 Conference

September 2016
Announces the date and location of the 2017 International Women’s and Children’s Health and Gender (InWomen’s) Group Conference, to be held June 16, 2017, in conjunction with the NIDA International Forum and the College on Problems of Drug Dependence Annual Scientific Meeting. Read more »

SPR Meeting Features NIDA International Poster Session

September 2016
Describes the NIDA-supported international prevention research poster session that took place during the 2016 Society for Prevention Research meeting and announces travel awards provided to nine scientists. Read more »

NIDA Selects Four Postdoctoral Fellows

September 2016
Announces new NIDA–Inserm, INVEST, and INVEST/Clinical Trials Network postdoctoral fellowships for drug abuse researchers from four nations. Read more »

NIDA Awards Tuition Waivers for Three Researchers Attending Dutch Summer Institute on Alcohol, Drugs, and Addiction

September 2016
Announces the recipients of NIDA scholarships to the 2016 Dutch program, which focuses on policy models, prevention, and evidence-based treatment for addiction. Read more »

NIDA Humphrey Fellow Testifies Before UNGASS Panel

April 2016
Reviews the increasing prevalence of drug abuse by Pakistani women and the need for gender-specific treatment options discussed by NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellows Asia Ashraf in testimony before the United Nations Informal Interactive Stakeholder Consultation on the World Drug Problem. Read more »

Videocasts Available for the NIH Marijuana and Cannabinoids Neuroscience Research Summit

April 2016
Provides links to videocasts from Marijuana and Cannabinoids: A Neuroscience Research Summit, which was convened March 22–23, 2016, by the National Institutes of Health to make evidence-based information available to inform practice and policy regarding the recreational and medicinal use of marijuana. Read more »

Iranian Co-Editor Calls Neuroscience Publication “Tangible Output” of NIDA International Program

April 2016
Reports on how the NIDA International Program’s network-building efforts led to a multinational publication reporting on ways neuroscience methods and interventions can be used in clinical practice and identifying research gaps and clinical practice needs. Read more »

CPDD International Committee Awards Support Researchers Attending NIDA International Forum and CPDD Meetings

April 2016
Announces that researchers from Iran and Peru are the 2016 recipients of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) International Committee Awards that support the participation of drug abuse researchers from low- and middle-income countries at the NIDA International Forum and CPDD Annual Scientific Meeting. Read more »

Brazilian Researchers Establish Forum, CPDD Travel Award

April 2016
Announces the first recipient of the James Inciardi Award for Young Investigators, established in memory of Dr. Inciardi to provide travel support to the NIDA International Forum and College on Problems of Drug Dependence meetings for a researcher from the Center for Drug and Alcohol Research at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Read more »

2016 NIDA International Forum Online Registration Closes May 2

April 2016
Announces the May 2, 2016, deadline for online registration for the 2016 NIDA International Forum, which will be held June 10–13, 2016, in Palm Springs, California. Read more »

Register Online for InWomen’s 2016 Conference

April 2016
Summarizes the agenda and provides a link to the registration site for the 2016 International Women’s and Children’s Health and Gender Working Group (InWomen’s) Conference, which will be held June 10, 2016, in conjunction with the NIDA International Forum and the College on Problems of Drug Dependence Annual Scientific Meeting. Read more »

International Sites, New Partner Expand Drug Facts Week

February 2016
Describes NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows’ participation in a NIDA school- and community-based drug abuse education and prevention activity aimed at teens, and invites international organizations to sponsor events affiliated with National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week. Read more »

NIDA, NIAAA, and Inserm Review Research Advances and Potential Areas of Collaboration, Announce New NIDA–Inserm Fellows

February 2016
Announces the 2015 NIDA–Inserm Postdoctoral Drug Abuse Research Fellows and reports on binational meetings focused on collaborative addiction research focused on biomarkers of addiction, cellular and molecular mechanisms of addiction, and a longitudinal study of young adults in France to document risk factors for and consequences of diseases. Read more »

NIDA Participates in Meetings Focused on International Standards and Curricula

February 2016
Reports on expert meetings focused on developing and disseminating training curricula and building international standards for the prevention of drug use and treatment of drug use disorders. Read more »

NIDA, EMCDDA Cosponsor Session at Lisbon Addiction Meeting

February 2016
Reports on a session cosponsored by NIDA and the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) at the First European Conference on Addictive Behaviors and Dependencies that focused on ways to promote synergies and sustainability in addiction research capacity building and program implementation. Read more »

Webinar Series, SfN Presentation Focus on NIDA International Fellowship Opportunities

February 2016
Reports on a new webinar series about NIDA international fellowships and a symposium for early-career investigators held during the 2015 Society for Neuroscience meeting. Read more »

2016 NIDA International Forum Registration Opens February 29

February 2016
Announces the February 29, 2016, opening of registration for the 2016 NIDA International Forum, which will be held June 10–13, 2016, in Palm Springs, California. Read more »

In Women’s Group Seeks Submissions for Annotated Bibliography To Be Released at 2016 Conference

February 2016
Seeks submissions for an annotated bibliography to be released during the 2016 International Women’s and Children’s Health and Gender Working Group (InWomen’s) Conference, which will be held June 10, 2016, in conjunction with the NIDA International Forum and the College on Problems of Drug Dependence Annual Scientific Meeting. Read more »

NIDA Supports Scholarships for a U.S. Participant in the Dutch Summer Institute on Alcohol, Drugs, and Addiction

February 2016
Announces NIDA scholarship for U.S. participants in the 2-week Dutch program, which focuses on policy models, prevention, and evidence-based treatment for addiction. Read more »

NIDA, ANRS Select Drug Abuse and HIV Research Fellow

February 2016
Announces the 2015 NIDA-ANRS Drug Abuse and HIV Research Fellow, who will investigate factors that influence individuals’ vulnerability to HIV infection in migratory venues. Read more »

NIDA, U.S. Department of State Welcome Humphrey Fellows

February 2016
Describes orientation activities and lists the 2015–2016 NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellows. Read more »

Brazilian Research Library Dedicated to Late NIDA Grantee

February 2016
Announces a memorial in Porto Alegre, Brazil, to the late NIDA grantee James A. Inciardi of the University of Delaware. Read more »

NIDA Grantee Cites NIDA International Program Influence on Global Addiction and HIV Research

February 2016
Provides the link to an article describing how NIDA International Program fellowships, meetings, and Program Announcements facilitated binational grants and research advances in Brazil, Georgia, Russia, and the Ukraine. Read more »

NIDA Seeks International Input on Language Access Program

February 2016
Asks members of the international drug abuse research community about any NIDA resources they may have translated into other languages, plans for future translations, and willingness to assist in translating materials. Read more »

2016 NIDA International Forum Will Use New Abstract Submission, Travel Award Application, Registration, and Visa Letter Procedures

October 2015
Announces the January 4, 2016, abstract submission and travel award application deadline as well as new procedures for meeting registration for the 2016 NIDA International Forum, which will be held June 10–13, 2016, in Palm Springs, California. Read more »

November 18 Webinar To Focus on NIDA International Fellowship Opportunities

October 2015
Announces a November 18, 2016, webinar to help drug abuse research professionals apply for one of six NIDA International fellowships that provide research training in the United States. Read more »

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2017 NIDA International Forum

June 16-19, 2017
Montreal, Canada

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Important Dates

NIDA International Program Fellowships

Application Deadlines:
Postdoctoral Fellowships:
April 1

Meetings

June 16 - June 16, 2017
Montreal, Canada
June 16 - June 19, 2017
Montreal, Canada
June 17 - June 22, 2017
Montreal, Canada