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Regional Meetings Foster Collaborative Research

November 2010
International drug abuse and HIV/AIDS researchers attended regional meetings in Malaysia Read more »

Former Humphrey Fellows Organize Prague Declaration

November 2010
Former Humphrey fellows met with urban leaders in Prague Read more »

NIDA Supports Researchers at Hispanic Science International Conference

November 2010
Sixteen NIDA-supported scientists presented their research earlier this fall in New Orleans Read more »

Free Online Education for Research Community

November 2010
New online tools offer clinicians and substance abuse professionals drug abuse research training and human research protections training. Read more »

Shedding Light on Substance Abuse in Sikkim

November 2010
Drug abuse researchers gathered at a symposium in Sikkim Read more »

International Conference on Women, Children, and Gender

November 2010
This conference will bring together expert researchers and clinical providers passionate and committed to improving the lives of women and children. Includes agenda highlights. Read more »

NIDA Welcomes New Humphrey Fellows

November 2010
NIDA International Program staff met with the new Humphrey Fellows to introduce them to NIDA resources and opportunities available to them during their fellowships. Read more »

Secretary Clinton Addresses Humphrey Fellows at Annual Reception

November 2010
More than 200 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows were honored with a reception at the U.S. Department of State and a visit from U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. Read more »

INVEST/CTN Fellow Targets Methamphetamine Use Among Filipino Adolescents

November 2010
INVEST/CTN Fellow Dr. Leonardo R. Estacio Read more »

Summer Institute Deemed Valuable for NIDA-Supported Attendee

November 2010
Ana Hilde received a tuition waiver from the NIDA International Program to attend the Summer Institute on Alcohol Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

November 2010
Highlights upcoming Program Announcements Read more »

UNAIDS Honors Palestinian Substance Abuse Research Center for Efforts To Address HIV and Drug Use

September 2010
A Palestinian substance abuse research center received an award for their innovation and leadership in responding to the AIDS epidemic. Read more »

NIDA Symposium, Workshop, and IAS-NIDA Fellows Featured at AIDS 2010

September 2010
The 2010 XVII International AIDS Conference featured the latest findings in international drug abuse research and a workshop on building research capacity and collaborations. Read more »

IAS-NIDA Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in HIV and Drug Use

September 2010
New postdoctoral research fellowships in HIV and drug use were announced at the 2010 XVIII International AIDS Conference. Read more »

NIDA International Forum Focuses on Drug Policy, Research, and the Public Good

September 2010
Presenters at the 15th NIDA International Forum explored ways drug abuse researchers and policymakers can develop evidence-based drug policies to enhance public health. Read more »

NIDA Presents International Program Awards of Excellence

September 2010
Researches were recognized with an award for their excellence in mentoring Read more »

Antonello Bonci To Lead Intramural Research at NIDA

September 2010
Neuropsychopharmacologist Dr. Antonello Bonci was appointed the scientific director of NIDA's intramural research program. Read more »

Fogarty Center Revises FIRCA, ICOHRTA Programs

September 2010
Explains the changes to several of the Fogarty International Center funding opportunities and provides links for more information. Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

September 2010
Highlights upcoming Program Announcements and research and training opportunities of interest to the international drug abuse research community. Read more »

Former Humphrey Fellow Named to Top University and Research Posts

September 2010
Announces former Humphrey Fellow Muzafar Razali’s new appointment as head of the Psychology and Counseling Department at Sultan Idris Education University Read more »

Tanzania and U.S. Launch Medication-Assisted Therapy Program for Drug Users

July 2010
The first medication- assisted therapy program for drug users in sub-Saharan Africa will begin shortly at two sites in Tanzania. Read more »

SPR Honors NIDA International Program Director Steven Gust

July 2010
NIDA’s Dr. Steve W. Gust was recognized for his contributions to advancing the field of drug abuse prevention science globally during his decade of leading the International Program. Read more »

NIDA-Funded Researcher Mixes Ethnography With Art Installation

July 2010
NIDA-supported researcher explores the intersection of art Read more »

INVEST Fellow To Investigate Opioid Maintenance Treatment Adherence

July 2010
NIDA INVEST fellow is investigate nonadherence to opioid maintenance treatment with buprenorphine/naloxone. Read more »

DISCA Team Examines PTSD and Substance Use Disorders

July 2010
Collaborative team will focus on treatment of co-occurring post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance use disorders. Read more »

INVEST-CTN Fellow Focuses on Family Therapy

July 2010
INVEST-CTN fellow investigated brief strategic family therapy with the intent to develop a pilot project testing the effectiveness of the intervention in Columbia. Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

July 2010
Highlights upcoming Program Announcements Read more »

U.S., Mexico Issue Joint Declaration on Demand Reduction

April 2010
The United States and Mexico have issued a joint declaration of cooperation to intensify efforts to prevent and treat substance abuse disorders. Read more »

NIDA Joins Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) for Sub-Saharan Africa

April 2010
NIDA has joined with a program to develop or expand and enhance models of medical education in Sub-Saharan Africa. Read more »

Fogarty Meeting Focuses on International Tobacco Research

April 2010
Participants of a 2010 Fogarty International Center meeting discussed research training and forming collaborations between domestic and foreign investigators. Read more »

WHO/NIDA/CPDD Select International Traveling Fellows

April 2010
Drug abuse scientists from China and Georgia were selected as recipients of the 2010 International Traveling Fellowship Award. Read more »

NIDA Supports Experts Participating in International Meetings

April 2010
The NIDA International Program supported drug abuse researchers who participated in 2010 international scientific meetings. Read more »

Former NIDA Humphrey Fellow Named ISAJE/WHO Young Scholar

April 2010
A Former Hubert H. Humphrey fellow received a 2009 young scholar’s award as a result of her paper on antiretroviral therapy adherence among HIV-infected drug users. Read more »

Former NIDA Humphrey Fellow Receives Alumni Professional Development Grant

April 2010
A former Humphrey fellow received a 2010 professional development grant to attend an international conference on harm reduction. Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

April 2010
Highlights upcoming Program Announcements Read more »

NIDA Offers Tuition Waiver to Dutch Addiction Program Summer Institute

February 2010
The NIDA International Program will provide one tuition waiver to a U.S. participant Read more »

International Training Grant Program Receives U.S. Economic Stimulus Funds

February 2010
The Fogarty International Center is committing funds in 2010 to U.S. universities and their partners to create opportunities for training postdoctoral investigators to carry out multidisciplinary team research in global health. Read more »

Fellowship Orientation Brings Researchers From 13 Nations to NIDA

February 2010
New fellows were introduced to NIDA’s international research priorities and learned about the many resource Read more »

Former NIDA Humphrey Fellow Directs Brazilian Integrated Prevention and Treatment Project

February 2010
The Center for Drug and Alcohol Research in Brazil received a large grant to integrate drug abuse treatment and prevention programs in 60 counties. Read more »

NIDA Selects Three INVEST-CTN Fellows

February 2010
NIDA selected researchers from Australia Read more »

DISCA and USDISCA Awards Support Research Collaborations

February 2010
Senior drug abuse researchers from Taiwan and the United States have been named Distinguished International Scientists. Read more »

INVEST Fellow Validates Noninvasive Drug-Testing Methods

February 2010
An INVEST Fellow developed and validated two new 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

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Postdoctoral Fellowships:
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Meetings

August 12 - August 15, 2017
Montreal, Canada