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Former Humphrey Fellow Leads Methadone Maintenance Treatment in Bangladesh

April 2012
Announces the appointment of Dr. Munir Ahmed to officer in charge for the Joint United Nations Programme for HIV/AIDS in Bangladesh. Read more »

USAID Adopts New Ethics Rules

April 2012
Highlights a new USAID policy outlining scientific integrity principles designed to ensure quality Read more »

New Prescription Drug Curriculum Available

April 2012
Announces a new online curriculum for clinicians on prescription drug abuse within the context of chronic pain management. Read more »

INVEST/CTN Fellow Assesses Risk Behavior Among Kosovo Youth

April 2012
Reports on the research conducted by a NIDA fellow and his U.S. collaborators to assess risk behavior among youth in Kosovo. Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

April 2012
Lists funding opportunities Read more »

New! NIDA Issues Program Announcements; Sets Aside Funds for Medications Development

April 2012
Highlights new NIDA Program Announcements (PAs) on substance abuse and medication development for which non-U.S. institutions are eligible. Read more »

New Fellows Get Oriented to Research Resources in U.S.

February 2012
Describes the 3-day orientation program for drug abuse and addiction research fellows supported by the NIDA International Program. Read more »

INVEST Fellow Translates NIDA Publications Into Farsi

February 2012
Describes a group of Iranian drug abuse researchers who have translated NIDA publications into Farsi to make them more available to their research community. Read more »

Brazilian Scientist Named ISAJE/WHO Young Scholar

February 2012
Announces the 2011 recipient of the International Society of Addiction Journal Editors/World Health Organization Young Scholars Award. Read more »

Applications Open for Intensive Summer Training on Addiction

February 2012
Alerts drug abuse researchers of a summer training program opportunity in addiction research in The Netherlands. Read more »

Midcareer Fellowship Opportunities Available

February 2012
Announces a research training fellowship that offers midcareer drug abuse professionals the opportunity to conduct research and receive mentoring from a U.S. researcher. Read more »

Register Now: NIDA International Forum

February 2012
Alerts addiction and drug abuse researchers Read more »

Registration Now Open for International Women’s CPDD Satellite

February 2012
Announces the 2012 meeting of the International Women’s and Children’s Health and Gender Working Group. Read more »

Mexican Scientist Awarded New Prevention Fellowship

February 2012
Highlights the recipient of NIDA’s Mexico Drug Abuse Prevention Research Fellowship and describes her research focus during the 12-month fellowship. Read more »

Alert: International Scientific Meeting Scams

February 2012
Alerts scientists to the growing number of email messages containing fake conference invitations and offers tips that an invitation may be spam. Read more »

New INVEST Fellow Investigates Cognitive Enhancer

February 2012
Announces a new NIDA INVEST Drug Abuse Research Fellow who will conduct drug abuse research with a mentor in the U.S. on methamphetamine dependence. Read more »

Bioethics Education Tools Now Available

February 2012
Announces new graduate-level bioethics education tools available online for drug abuse and addiction researchers and others interested in bioethics. Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

February 2012
Highlights upcoming Program Announcements Read more »

NIDA International Program Wins Web Award

December 2011
Announces the NIDA International Program as a recipient of a 2011 Web Health Award for its Web site. Read more »

NIDA Meets Humphrey Fellows at Global Leadership Forum

December 2011
Reports on the Global Leadership Forum for the 2011–2012 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows. Read more »

Summer Institute Enriches Doctoral Student’s Research Training

December 2011
Highlights the benefits of a summer alcohol Read more »

NIDA Program Announcements Reissued

December 2011
Announces the reissuing of NIDA’s Program Announcements seeking international research collaboration on drug abuse and addiction. Read more »

Registration Now Open: NIDA International Forum

December 2011
Alerts addiction and drug abuse researchers Read more »

Dutch Addiction Program Hosts NIDA at Binational Workshop

December 2011
Reports on the activities of a binational program to foster addiction research exchange and collaboration development. Read more »

DRUID Conference Focuses on Drugged Driving

December 2011
Describes an international conference reporting on the results of an initiative to gain insight into the impact of substance abuse on road safety. Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

December 2011
Highlights upcoming Program Announcements Read more »

Building Research Capacity in Poland

December 2011
Reports on the efforts to build drug abuse and addiction research capacity in Poland and other areas of Central and Eastern Europe. Read more »

International Women’s Group Celebrates Its 5th Year

December 2011
Announces the 2012 meeting of the International Women’s and Children’s Health and Gender Working Group. Read more »

Latin American Network Boosts Scientific Exchange

December 2011
Describes a network of researchers working to expand the reach of drug abuse and addiction research findings in Latin America. Read more »

High Research Productivity at Syria's Tobacco Studies Center

October 2011
Describes the success of a Syrian tobacco research center as a leading institution in research productivity in the region. Read more »

Experts Share Knowledge on Dual Disorders at International Congress

October 2011
Highlights a meeting in Spain of professionals in addiction Read more »

Researchers Travel to Hispanic International Conference

October 2011
Announces the recipients of a travel award to present their research at a poster session at an international conference. Read more »

Addiction Science Journal Gets New Publisher

October 2011
Announces a new publisher for the Addiction Science & Clinical Practice peer-reviewed international online journal. Read more »

Funding Opportunity To Conduct Population-Based Genome Studies in Africa

October 2011
Highlights a new funding opportunity for foreign institutions in African countries to conduct research on African populations. Read more »

New Webinar Series on Brain Disorders

October 2011
Alerts researchers to new webinars on brain disorder research in low- to middle-income countries. Read more »

NIDA's Mini-Meetings Encourage Research Exchange

October 2011
NIDA is hosting small meetings to bring together drug and addiction scientists to share research findings and explore collaborations. Read more »

Humphrey Host Universities Team with Local Colleges

October 2011
Highlights a program that brings together local colleges and universities with host universities to broaden the impact of the drug abuse research fellowship program. Read more »

Save the Date: NIDA International Forum

October 2011
Alerts addiction and drug abuse researchers Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

October 2011
Highlights upcoming Program Announcements Read more »

United States Seeks To Strengthen Protection of Human Research Subjects

August 2011
Announces a call for public input on issues related to ethics Read more »

NIDA, Italian Officials Agree To Cooperate on Drug Abuse Research and Training

August 2011
NIDA and Italy agree to foster mutually beneficial research and research training to improve the diagnosis and treatment of drug abuse and addiction. Read more »

New Fellowship Opportunity for Mexican Postdoctoral Scientists

August 2011
New fellowship program enables Mexican postdoctoral scientists to devote 12 months to drug abuse prevention research in the United States. Read more »

International Program Director Receives CPDD Morrison Award

August 2011
Announces NIDA International Program Director's receipt of the J. Michael Morrison Award for outstanding contributions in the area of scientific administration related to drugs of abuse. Read more »

NIDA International Forum Focuses on Collaboration Among Research Organizations and Binational Scientific Teams

August 2011
Presents a summary of the 16th Annual NIDA International Forum held in Florida to foster international collaborative research exchange. Read more »

International Traveling Fellows Participate in NIDA International Forum and CPDD

August 2011
Announces the researchers selected as the 2011 World Health Organization/NIDA/College on Problems of Drug Dependence International Traveling Fellows. Read more »

Webinars Help Forum Participants Prepare

August 2011
Describes a series of webinars to help participants of the 16th NIDA International Forum prepare their poster and oral presentations. Read more »

Coming Soon: Call for Posters for 2012 Prevention Research Meeting

August 2011
Announces a call for abstracts for the 5th Annual NIDA International Poster Session at the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) 20th Annual Meeting in Washington Read more »

Spanish Drug Abuse Agency Supports Research Visits to NIDA Grantees

August 2011
Announces a new opportunity for Spanish researchers that offers funding to support brief research visits with NIDA-funded investigators in the United States. Read more »

New NIDA International PA Grantees Collaborate To Address Drug-Related HIV/AIDS

August 2011
Describes research projects of recent awardees of the NIDA International Program Announcements (PA) for International Research Collaboration on Drug Abuse and Addiction Research. Read more »

NIDA, Dutch Research Organization Fund Three New Binational Research Teams

August 2011
Describes the projects of three new research teams just awarded funding through a binational agreement between NIDA and the Netherlands to study drug abuse prevention and treatment interventions. Read more »

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2017 NIDA International Forum

June 16-19, 2017
Montreal, Canada

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Important Dates

NIDA International Program Fellowships

Application Deadlines:
Postdoctoral Fellowships:
April 1

Meetings

May 20 - May 24, 2017
San Diego, California, USA
May 30 - June 2, 2017
Washington, DC, USA
June 16 - June 16, 2017
Montreal, Canada