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NIDA, ANRS Create Postdoctoral Drug Abuse and HIV Research Fellowship

April 2015
Announces a new postdoctoral fellowship focused on HIV infections related to drug abuse, which is cosponsored by NIDA and the French National Agency for Research on AIDS and Viral Hepatitis (ANRS). Read more »

U.S. and French Researchers Focus on Binational Collaboration; Announce New NIDA-Inserm Fellows in Drug Abuse Research

January 2015
Describes the 2nd Workshop on France-USA Collaborative Initiatives in Addiction and announces the first U.S. and French researchers awarded NIDA-Inserm Postdoctoral Drug Abuse Research Fellowships. Read more »

International Drug Abuse Professionals Invited To Join NIDA National Drug Facts Week Activities

January 2015
Describes 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 Facts Week. Read more »

Save the Date!

January 2015
Announces the May 1, 2015, online registration deadline for the 2015 NIDA International Forum, which will be held June 12–15, 2015, in Phoenix, Arizona. Read more »

InWomen’s 2015 Conference Abstracts Due January 13, 2015

January 2015
Announces the abstract submission deadline for the 2015 International Women’s and Children’s Health and Gender Working Group (InWomen’s) Conference, which will be held June 12, 2015, in conjunction with the NIDA International Forum and the College on Problems of Drug Dependence Annual Scientific Meeting. Read more »

NIDA Organizes Symposium at ISAM Meeting

January 2015
Identifies speakers and their topics from a NIDA-supported symposium on “Marijuana, Addiction Physicians, and Public Policy” at the October 2014 International Society of Addiction Medicine meeting. Read more »

NIDA Briefs Addiction Research Organizations

January 2015
Describes cooperative activities between the NIDA International Program and the International Society of Addiction Journal Editors that are designed to help drug abuse researchers from low- and middle-income countries publish their findings. The activities were discussed at the September 2015 meeting of the International Confederation of Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Associations. Read more »

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

January 2015
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 »

International Teams Including Former Fellows Publish Results From Regional HIV Collaborative Research Grants

January 2015
Reports on findings published by two international teams of scientists supported by a NIDA funding opportunity that promoted regional collaboration on research into drug abuse and HIV/AIDS. Read more »

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

January 2015
Describes a NIDA International Program discussion at the U.S. State Department’s Global Leadership Forum and lists the 2014 NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellows. Read more »

What’s New: NIDA and French Research Agency Host Satellite at AIDS 2014, Announce New Fellows in HIV and Drug Use

August 2014
Describes NIDA activities at the International AIDS Society (IAS) meeting, AIDS 2014, and announces new NIDA-IAS- Agence Nationale de Recherche sur le Sida et les hépatitis virales (ANRS) Postdoctoral Research Fellows in HIV and Drug Use from five nations: Australia, India, Iran, United Kingdom, and Zimbabwe. Read more »

New Website Compiles CTN Common Data Elements for Clinical Trials Research

August 2014
Provides the website address for a collection of standardized data collection instruments that will improve data quality and promote meaningful data exchange among clinical trials researchers. Read more »

NIDA International Forum Focuses on Marijuana, New Psychoactive Substances, and the 25th Anniversary of the NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowships

August 2014
Briefly summarizes the 2014 NIDA International Forum, including plenary session speakers, breakout session topics, the NIDA International Research poster session, and the 25th Anniversary of the NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellowship program. Read more »

Save the Date!

August 2014
Announces the December 1, 2014, abstract submission and travel award application deadline for the 2015 NIDA International Forum, which will be held June 12–15, 2015, in Phoenix, Arizona. Read more »

NIDA International Program Presents Awards of Excellence to Four Individuals

August 2014
Announces the recipients of the 2014 NIDA International Awards of Excellence in mentoring, international leadership, collaborative research, and special recognition. Read more »

In Women’s 2015 Conference Set for Friday, June 12, 2015

August 2014
Announces the date and location of the 2015 International Women’s and Children’s Health and Gender Working Group (InWomen’s) Conference, which will be held June 12, 2015, in conjunction with the NIDA International Forum and the College on Problems of Drug Dependence Annual Scientific Meeting. Read more »

SPR Poster Session Features NIDA International Research

August 2014
Describes NIDA-supported international prevention research activities that took place during the 2014 Society for Prevention Research meeting. Read more »

Former INVEST Fellow Edits Journal Supplement on Inhalant Abuse

August 2014
A special issue of the Journal of Drug and Alcohol Research (Volume 3, 2014) focuses on recent advances and unanswered questions on inhalant research. Read more »

NIDA Supports Two Participants in Dutch Summer Institute on Alcohol, Drugs, and Addiction

August 2014
Announces the recipients of NIDA scholarships to the 2-week Dutch program, which focuses on policy models, prevention, and evidence-based treatment for addiction. Read more »

Regional Conference Will Address Addiction in Africa and the Middle East

August 2014
Announces the 2nd Africa and Middle East Congress on Addiction (AMECA), which will take place in Rabat, Morocco, November 14–16, 2014. Read more »

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NIDA International Program Fellowships

Application Deadlines:
Postdoctoral Fellowships:
April 1

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

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June 12 – 15, 2015
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