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International Program Supports Inhalants Symposium at IDARS Meeting

June 2013
Describes the NIDA International Program-supported symposium on inhalant abuse research presented at the 2013 International Drug Abuse Research Society meeting. Read more »

NIDA Hosts New Investigators Symposium at Spanish Addiction Meeting

June 2013
Reports on a continuing education course NIDA organized for addiction researchers in Spain. Read more »

Fogarty, NIDA-Funded Research “Making a Difference” in Bulgaria

June 2013
Describes research investigating the impact of heroin on neurocognitive function and HIV transmission in Bulgaria. Read more »

NIDA Supports Dutch and EMCDDA Summer Programs in Addiction

June 2013
Describes NIDA-supported summer courses for addiction professionals. Read more »

Webinar Explores Role of Research in Drug Policy

June 2013
Announces a virtual seminar that focuses on the interaction of politicians Read more »

NIDA Selects Three New Distinguished International Scientists

June 2013
Announces NIDA Distinguished International Scientist Collaboration Awards to scientists from Brazil Read more »

NIDA Humphrey Fellows Celebrate End of Fellowship

June 2013
Describes celebrations for the 2012–2013 NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows from Virginia Commonwealth and Johns Hopkins universities Read more »

Former Humphrey Fellow Rehanna Kader Receives Ph.D.

June 2013
Announces the advanced degrees earned by a former NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey fellow from South Africa. Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

June 2013
Announces funding opportunities Read more »

New International Funding Opportunities

April 2013
Announces new funding opportunities for innovative research on the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS among substance abusers and postdoctoral fellowships in Israel. Read more »

UNODC Issues International Standards on Drug Use Prevention

April 2013
Describes a report summarizing scientific evidence supporting drug abuse prevention programs. Read more »

Saudi Research Center Holds First International Meeting

April 2013
Discusses khat research and an international meeting sponsored by the Substance Abuse Research Center in Jazan Read more »

SAVE THE DATE!

April 2013
Provides dates and a link to the registration site for the 2013 NIDA International Forum Read more »

InWomen’s 2013 Conference

April 2013
Provides dates and a link to the registration site for the 2013 International Women’s and Children’s Health and Gender Working Group (InWomen’s) Conference Read more »

CTN Workshops Feature Fellows' Research Reports and Grant-Writing Tips

April 2013
Reports on research projects conducted by INVEST/CTN Fellows from Indonesia and Ireland Read more »

Former DISCA Awardee and Colleagues Report Changes in Mexican Controls Reduced Methamphetamine Potency, Harm in United States

April 2013
Discusses a research report on how changes in Mexican law impacted the U.S. methamphetamine market. Read more »

Former NIDA Fellow Named Senior Scientist at Indian Occupational Health Institute

April 2013
Announces the appointment of a former NIDA International Program fellow to the Indian Council of Medical Research. Read more »

Rutgers Institute of Addiction Studies Focuses on Prevention and Recovery

April 2013
Provides information about a summer training for drug abuse researchers. Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

April 2013
Announces funding opportunities Read more »

New International Funding Opportunities

February 2013
Announces new funding opportunities for high-impact/high-risk drug abuse research and research training programs for drug abuse researchers in clinical settings. Read more »

NIDA, Russian Officials Discuss Research Programs

February 2013
Identifies participants and key topics at a meeting between NIDA experts and representatives of the Federal Drug Control Service of Russia. Read more »

EU Study Documents Prevalence of Drugged Driving

February 2013
Describes a report summarizing the findings of the European Union research project on Driving Under the Influence of Drugs Read more »

Letter Calls for Increased Research on Inhalants

February 2013
Summarizes a letter to the editor by members of the NIDA International Program Inhalant Working Group calling for increased qualitative and quantitative research on misuse of volatile substances. Read more »

NIDA Offers Tuition Scholarship to Dutch Summer Institute on Addiction

February 2013
Provides details about a scholarship to the multidisciplinary drug abuse research training program held at the University of Amsterdam. Read more »

SAVE THE DATE!

February 2013
Provides dates and a link to the registration site for the 2013 NIDA International Forum Read more »

InWomen's 2013 Conference

February 2013
Provides details about the 2013 International Women's and Children's Health and Gender Working Group (InWomen’s) Conference Read more »

Apply by April 1 for NIDA International Fellowships

February 2013
Announces upcoming deadlines for postdoctoral fellowships in drug abuse research. Read more »

NIDA Welcomes Fellows at Orientation

February 2013
Reports on an orientation program for NIDA International Program drug abuse research fellows. Read more »

Russian Researcher Named 2013 WHO/NIDA/CPDD International Traveling Fellow

February 2013
Announces the recipient of a fellowship for substance abuse researchers from developing countries to participate in scientific meetings and work with U.S. scientists. Read more »

Prevention Program Run by Former NIDA Humphrey Fellow Honored

February 2013
Reports on an award presented by Edutainment Africa to the Uganda Youth Development Link (UYDEL) drug and substance abuse program. Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

February 2013
Announces funding opportunities Read more »

NIDA, INSERM Explore Potential Collaboration

December 2012
Identifies mechanisms to support binational research and topics for future research cooperation between NIDA and the French Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale (INSERM). Read more »

RFA Issued for U.S.–Russia Bilateral Research in HIV/AIDS and Comorbidities

December 2012
Funding will be available in fiscal year 2014 for joint U.S.–Russia studies on prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS and comorbidities. Read more »

ONDCP and NIDA Create Online Physician Training Courses for Prescribing Painkillers

December 2012
Online training courses designed for U.S. health care providers can be adapted for use in medical schools and international settings. Read more »

Good Behavior Game Wins 2012 Mentor International Best Practice Award

December 2012
A drug abuse prevention program for young children has been honored by an international prevention organization for its effectiveness Read more »

Mexico City Meeting Spurs Local, International Action on Inhalant Abuse

December 2012
Describes the program and outcomes of an international meeting on inhalant abuse held in Mexico City on September 17–18 Read more »

NIDA International Program Director Among Honorees for Brain Disorders Program

December 2012
Announces an award to NIDA International Program Director Steven W. Gust and other NIH program officers for their work supporting a Fogarty International Center research program on Brain Disorders in the Developing World. Read more »

NIDA, Italian Researchers Plan Collaborative Clinical Studies

December 2012
Announces a new research collaboration and describes meetings held between NIDA officials and Italian researchers in November 2012. Read more »

SAVE THE DATE! 2013 NIDA International Forum

December 2012
Provides dates and a link to the registration site for the 2013 NIDA International Forum Read more »

InWomen Group Celebrates Its 6th Year

December 2012
Announces preliminary details about the 2013 International Women’s and Children’s Health and Gender Working Group (InWomen’s) Conference Read more »

Substance Abuse Researcher Earns NIH Director's Early Independence Award

December 2012
Describes a prestigious grant award to a young investigator studying the role of brain circuits in neuropsychiatric illnesses. Read more »

New International Bioethics Course Available Online

December 2012
Announces the third in a series of graduate-level bioethics courses designed for researchers in Central and Eastern Europe. Read more »

NIDA Supports Participants at NHSN Conference

December 2012
Describes the scientific program and lists the NIDA International Program-supported participants at the 2012 National Hispanic Science Network conference. Read more »

Drug Abuse Prevention Research Fellowship Trains "Next Generation" of Mexican Prevention Research Scientists

December 2012
Discusses the research focus and accomplishments of the first U.S.–Mexico Drug Abuse Prevention Research Fellow Read more »

Humphrey Fellows Meet NIDA During Campus Visits and Global Leadership Forum

December 2012
Lists the research interests of the 2012–2013 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows at Virginia Commonwealth University and Johns Hopkins University. Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

December 2012
Announces funding opportunities Read more »

Italy Translates NIDA Website as Part of Binational Agreement

September 2012
Describes a NIDA Website that has been translated into Italian. Read more »

Funding Opportunities for International Research

September 2012
Recent funding announcements for international collaborative research include programs focusing on HIV/AIDS research Read more »

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2018 NIDA International Forum

June 8-11, 2018
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