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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 »

NIDA Selects Australian and Chinese Researchers as INVEST/CTN Fellows

August 2014
Announces new INVEST/Clinical Trial Network (CTN) fellowships for researchers who will investigate relapse risks and potential pharmacotherapies for methamphetamine dependence. Read more »

NIDA Signs Binational Agreements With Peru and the United Arab Emirates

April 2014
Announces new binational agreements between NIDA and research institutes in Peru and the United Arab Emirates. Read more »

NIDA International Forum Online Registration Deadline: May 6, 2014

April 2014
Announces the preliminary agenda for the 2014 NIDA International Forum, which will be held June 13–16, 2014, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Read more »

InWomen’s 2014 Conference Announces Program

April 2014
Announces the plenary speaker and panel discussion topics for the 2014 International Women’s and Children’s Health and Gender Working Group (InWomen’s) Conference, which will be held in conjunction with the NIDA International Forum and the College on Problems of Drug Dependence Annual Scientific Meeting. Read more »

WHO Releases Guidelines on Managing Substance Use During Pregnancy

April 2014
Describes NIDA’s role in developing the World Health Organization Guidelines for the Management of Substance Use and Substance Use Disorders in Pregnancy. Read more »

Spanish Society Honors NIDA’s Ivan Montoya

April 2014
Announces an award from Socidrogalcohol to NIDA’s Ivan Montoya, M.D., M.P.H., honoring his efforts to promote drug abuse research in Spain and support training initiatives for addiction researchers and treatment professionals. Read more »

CTN International Forum Features Collaboration Reports

April 2014
Discusses reports of collaboration between the NIDA Clinical Trials Network and researchers in Canada, Italy, Mexico, and Peru. Read more »

2016 UN General Assembly Special Session To Focus on Drug Abuse Policy

April 2014
Informs drug abuse researchers that they can participate in preparations for the 2016 United Nations General Assembly special session on drug abuse policy. Read more »

WHO Begins Developing Guidelines on Managing Opioid Overdose

April 2014
Discusses the evidence and issues being considered as the World Health Organization develops guidelines on managing opioid overdose. Read more »

Symposium Examines Mental Health and Substance Abuse in Africa

April 2014
Discusses a research capacity-building initiative focused on mental health and addiction research in Africa. Read more »

PAHO Offers Spanish-Language Resources for Addiction Researchers

April 2014
Describes Spanish-language online resources for substance abuse researchers that are provided by the Pan American Health Organization. Read more »

Postdoctoral Drug Abuse Research Program for U.S. and French Scientists

April 2014
Describes postdoctoral drug abuse research fellowships for U.S. and French scientists cosponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (Inserm). Read more »


Important Dates

NIDA International Program Fellowships

Application Deadlines:
Postdoctoral Fellowships:
April 1


Travel Award Application Deadline:
March 1, 2015
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
May 16 - May 20, 2015
Toronto, Canada
May 26 - May 29, 2015
Washington, DC

2015 NIDA International Forum

June 12 – 15, 2015
Phoenix, Arizona
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