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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 »

ERANID To Fund Multinational Research on Drug Use Pathways

September 2015
Provides a link to the European Research Area Network on Illicit Drugs (ERANID) preliminary call for multidisciplinary, transnational research projects investigating drug use pathways. Read more »

NIDA International Forum Turns 20; Focuses on Opportunities for International Collaboration and Multidisciplinary Initiatives

September 2015
Briefly summarizes the 2015 NIDA International Forum, including plenary session speakers, breakout session topics, the NIDA International Research poster session, and the 20th anniversary of the meeting. Read more »

International Program Presents Awards of Excellence to Four Individuals

September 2015
Announces the recipients of the 2015 NIDA International Awards of Excellence in mentoring, international leadership, and collaborative research. Read more »

CPDD Creates Award for Best Poster at International Research Poster Session

September 2015
Announces the winner of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) inaugural 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 »

In Women’s 2016 Conference Set for Friday, June 10, 2016

September 2015
Announces the date and location of 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 »

Thai Researcher Named WHO/NIDA/CPDD International Traveling Fellow

September 2015
Announces the recipient of the 2015 International Traveling Fellowship and describes the program supported by the NIDA International Program, World Health Organization, and College on Problems of Drug Dependence. Read more »

SPR Meeting Features NIDA International Poster Session

September 2015
Describes the NIDA-supported international prevention research poster session that took place during the 2015 Society for Prevention Research meeting and announces travel award support to nine scientists from eight nations. Read more »

NIDA Supports ISAJE/Hashemite University Scientific Writing Workshop

September 2015
Describes a NIDA International Program-supported workshop for substance abuse researchers in the Middle East and North Africa that was organized by the International Society of Addiction Journal Editors (ISAJE), University of California, San Francisco, and Hashemite University at Zarqa, Jordan. Read more »

NIDA Selects INVEST Postdoctoral Fellows

September 2015
Announces new INVEST, INVEST/Clinical Trial Network, and U.S.–Mexico postdoctoral fellowships for drug abuse researchers from five nations. Read more »

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

September 2015
Announces the recipients of NIDA scholarships to the 2015 Dutch program, which focuses on policy models, prevention, and evidence-based treatment for addiction. Read more »

CICAD Issues Report on Drug Use Trends in the Americas

September 2015
Announces publication of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD) report on drug use in countries that participate in the Organization of American States. Read more »

University of Adelaide Offers Free Online Course About Addiction Treatment

September 2015
Announces an online resource for health care professionals and policymakers about evidence-based treatment for drug abuse and addiction. Read more »

NIDA Reissues International Collaborative Research Program Announcements

April 2015
Announces new NIDA funding opportunities and research priorities for binational and multinational drug abuse research. Read more »

International Program Director and Former NIDA Humphrey Fellows Join UNODC Informal International Scientific Network

April 2015
Announces members of a United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime panel with ties to the NIDA International Program. Read more »

Egyptian Version of NIDA National Drug Facts Week a Success

April 2015
Describes Egyptian 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 Facts Week. Read more »

NIDA, SAMHSA Host Humphrey Fellows

April 2015
Identifies NIDA staff members who briefed the 2014–2015 NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellows about the Institute’s research priorities, initiatives, and resources. Read more »

CTN Meeting Focuses on International Collaboration

April 2015
Describes reports on drug abuse research conducted in Canada, China, Ecuador, Mexico, and Nepal that were presented at the NIDA Clinical Trials Network meeting in April 2015. Read more »

INVEST/CTN Fellow Discusses Drug Abuse in Nepal

April 2015
Describes a presentation by NIDA INVEST/CTN Fellow Chandra K. Jha at the University of Washington. Read more »

IPAS Adds Certificate Programs; Applications Due July 15

April 2015
Announces new professional development options through the online International Programme in Addiction Studies. Read more »

Save the Date! 2015 NIDA International Forum

April 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 Announces Program, Seeks Entries for Annotated Bibliography

April 2015
Links to the registration site 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, ANRS Create Postdoctoral Drug Abuse and HIV Research Fellowship

March 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 »

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 »

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2018 NIDA International Forum

June 8-11, 2018
San Diego, California

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NIDA International Program Fellowships

Application Deadlines:
Postdoctoral Fellowships:
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Meetings

October 26 - October 29, 2017
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
November 4 - November 8, 2017
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
November 11 - November 15, 2017
Washington, DC, USA