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INVEST/CTN Fellow Targets Methamphetamine Use Among Filipino Adolescents

November 2010
INVEST/CTN Fellow Dr. Leonardo R. Estacio Read more »

Summer Institute Deemed Valuable for NIDA-Supported Attendee

November 2010
Ana Hilde received a tuition waiver from the NIDA International Program to attend the Summer Institute on Alcohol Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

November 2010
Highlights upcoming Program Announcements Read more »

UNAIDS Honors Palestinian Substance Abuse Research Center for Efforts To Address HIV and Drug Use

September 2010
A Palestinian substance abuse research center received an award for their innovation and leadership in responding to the AIDS epidemic. Read more »

NIDA Symposium, Workshop, and IAS-NIDA Fellows Featured at AIDS 2010

September 2010
The 2010 XVII International AIDS Conference featured the latest findings in international drug abuse research and a workshop on building research capacity and collaborations. Read more »

IAS-NIDA Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in HIV and Drug Use

September 2010
New postdoctoral research fellowships in HIV and drug use were announced at the 2010 XVIII International AIDS Conference. Read more »

NIDA International Forum Focuses on Drug Policy, Research, and the Public Good

September 2010
Presenters at the 15th NIDA International Forum explored ways drug abuse researchers and policymakers can develop evidence-based drug policies to enhance public health. Read more »

NIDA Presents International Program Awards of Excellence

September 2010
Researches were recognized with an award for their excellence in mentoring Read more »

Fogarty Center Revises FIRCA, ICOHRTA Programs

September 2010
Explains the changes to several of the Fogarty International Center funding opportunities and provides links for more information. Read more »

Antonello Bonci To Lead Intramural Research at NIDA

September 2010
Neuropsychopharmacologist Dr. Antonello Bonci was appointed the scientific director of NIDA's intramural research program. Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

September 2010
Highlights upcoming Program Announcements and research and training opportunities of interest to the international drug abuse research community. Read more »

Former Humphrey Fellow Named to Top University and Research Posts

September 2010
Announces former Humphrey Fellow Muzafar Razali’s new appointment as head of the Psychology and Counseling Department at Sultan Idris Education University Read more »

Tanzania and U.S. Launch Medication-Assisted Therapy Program for Drug Users

July 2010
The first medication- assisted therapy program for drug users in sub-Saharan Africa will begin shortly at two sites in Tanzania. Read more »

SPR Honors NIDA International Program Director Steven Gust

July 2010
NIDA’s Dr. Steve W. Gust was recognized for his contributions to advancing the field of drug abuse prevention science globally during his decade of leading the International Program. Read more »

NIDA-Funded Researcher Mixes Ethnography With Art Installation

July 2010
NIDA-supported researcher explores the intersection of art Read more »

INVEST Fellow To Investigate Opioid Maintenance Treatment Adherence

July 2010
NIDA INVEST fellow is investigate nonadherence to opioid maintenance treatment with buprenorphine/naloxone. Read more »

DISCA Team Examines PTSD and Substance Use Disorders

July 2010
Collaborative team will focus on treatment of co-occurring post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance use disorders. Read more »


Important Dates

NIDA International Program Fellowships

Application Deadlines:
Postdoctoral Fellowships:
April 1


October 5 - October 8, 2015
Dundee, Scotland
October 17 - October 21, 2015
Chicago, IL
October 31 - November 1, 2015
Chicago, Illinois

2015 NIDA International Forum

June 12 – 15, 2015
Phoenix, Arizona
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