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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 »

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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

August 20 - August 23, 2016
Seattle, WA, USA
September 17 - September 20, 2016
Vienna, Austria
October 16 - October 19, 2016
Gramado, Brazil