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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 »


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 »


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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