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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 »

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