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International HIV/AIDS Researchers Eligible for NIDA Avant-Garde Award

June 2012
Announces that international scientists may now compete for a NIDA funding opportunity that supports cutting-edge approaches to major challenges in biomedical or behavioral research on HIV/AIDS and drug abuse. Read more »

ASAM Features International Symposium on Comorbid Addiction and Mental Illness

June 2012
Reports on a NIDA symposium that discussed how Italy Read more »

NIDA Blending Initiative Focuses on Addiction Treatment in Primary Care Settings

June 2012
Describes workshops focused on translating research results into clinical practice on screening Read more »

International Researchers Brief Clinical Trials Network Steering Committee

June 2012
Reports on new clinical trial initiatives in Canada and Mexico and summarizes presentations by INVEST/CTN fellows from China Read more »

NIDA International Program Supports AIDS Treatment as Prevention Workshop Participants

June 2012
Summarizes NIDA International Program support of activities at an international meeting focused on drug treatment as an HIV intervention. Read more »

Journal Seeks Substance Use Submissions With an International Perspective

June 2012
Promotes a new scientific journal and lists submission deadlines for forthcoming special issues on alcohol control policies Read more »

Former NIDA Humphrey Fellow Organizes Meeting About Drug Courts in Brazil

June 2012
Describes a meeting about drug courts based on the U.S. model Read more »

Dutch Researcher Uses DISCA Award To Explore Prevention Research

June 2012
Summarizes the research activities to be undertaken by senior prevention scientists Read more »

New NIDA International Program Fellowship Application Deadlines

June 2012
Announces new application deadlines for NIDA's INVEST Read more »

NIDA Humphrey Fellows Celebrate With Graduation Ceremonies and Retreat

June 2012
Describes the year-end retreat hosted by the State Department and graduation ceremonies at Virginia Commonwealth and Johns Hopkins universities for Humphrey Fellows who are completing their fellowships. Read more »

NIDA Awards Tuition Waiver to Dutch Summer Institute

June 2012
Announces the U.S. researcher who will attend a 2-week Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

June 2012
Lists funding opportunities Read more »

NIDA Participates in Italian National School on Addiction

April 2012
Highlights NIDA’s visit to Italy to teach a module on drug abuse and addiction as part of a binational agreement with the country. Read more »

InWomen Working Group Publishes Journal Supplement

April 2012
Promotes a new journal supplement that focuses research attention on substance abuse among women. Read more »

International Program Joins Johns Hopkins Workshop for Burmese Officials

April 2012
Highlights a workshop with delegates from Burma (Myanmar) on health issues Read more »

Two New Online Resources Enhance Research Methods

April 2012
Describes two online tools to assist substance abuse researchers to standardize research methods and compare data across studies. Read more »

Fogarty Funds New International Training Programs

April 2012
Announces two new drug abuse and addiction funding programs of interest to the international research community. Read more »

Register Now: NIDA International Forum

April 2012
Announces the registration period for the 2012 NIDA International Forum Read more »

International Women's Group Promotes Its CPDD Satellite

April 2012
Announces registration for the 2012 InWomen Meeting that will focus on global issues as they relate to substance abuse by women. Read more »

South African Investigator Receives International Traveling Fellowship Award

April 2012
Announces the recipient of the 2012 International Traveling Fellowship Award based on substance abuse and addiction research. Read more »

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 »

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2018 NIDA International Forum

June 8-11, 2018
San Diego, California

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NIDA International Program Fellowships

Application Deadlines:
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October 26 - October 29, 2017
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November 4 - November 8, 2017
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