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Important Dates and Meetings

March 2011
Highlights upcoming Program Announcements Read more »

NIDA Hosts Iraqis

January 2011
The NIDA International Program hosted a group of Iraqis who were here to learn about drug abuse interventions that may be adapted for implementation in Iraq. Read more »

New Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic

January 2011
Based on data from 182 countries Read more »

Report Warns of Worsening Drug Abuse in Myanmar Region

January 2011
A new document reports that the manufacture Read more »

NIDA Names New Acting Deputy Director

January 2011
Dr. David Shurtleff Read more »

NIH Plans New Institute on Substance Abuse, Use, and Addiction Research

January 2011
The National Institutes of Health is planning a new Institute focusing on substance use Read more »

Researchers Attend Meeting on the Basic Parent Management Training-Oregon Model

January 2011
Researchers met in Mexico to discuss family-based drug abuse prevention programs and a training model for positive parenting practices. Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

January 2011
Highlights upcoming Program Announcements Read more »

NIDA Announces New Funding Opportunity

December 2010
NIDA is awarding grants to support projects that will inform the President’s Emergency Program for AIDS Relief Read more »

NIDA Staff Reviews Online Research Training Modules

December 2010
NIDA reviewed online courses for international drug abuse researchers on biostatistics; evaluation; designing and managing clinical trials; and the neurobiology of addiction. Read more »

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 »

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2018 NIDA International Forum

June 8-11, 2018
San Diego, California

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