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New Journal Supplement Addresses Volatile Substance Misuse

June 2011
New NIDA-supported supplement to Substance Use & Misuse addresses volatile substance misuse. Read more »

NIDA/Fogarty Research Sheds Light on Addiction

June 2011
Three scientists are working to get to the roots of addiction through support from NIDA and the Fogarty International Center. Read more »

International Program Announcements Funded Four New Projects in 2010

June 2011
The NIDA International Program funded four new projects through its Program Announcements for International Collaboration on Drug Abuse and Addiction Research. Read more »

Nominations Sought for Social Work Doctoral Dissertation Award in Addictions

June 2011
The Journal of Social Work Practice in Addictions is seeking faculty nominations for its Best Social Work Doctoral Dissertation Award in Addictions for 2010–2011. Read more »

Call for Applications: Bioethics Training Partnership for African Institutions

June 2011
The Johns Hopkins-Fogarty African Bioethics Training Program seeks applications from African institutions for a funded partnership in international research ethics. Read more »

2011 Young Scholars Award Deadline Approaches

June 2011
The International Society of Addiction Journal Editors and the World Health Organization are accepting applications for the 2011 ISAJE/WHO Young Scholars Award. Read more »

HIV and Drug Use Funding Opportunity

June 2011
NIDA commits $4 million to fund 8 to 10 awards in fiscal year 2012 to support implementation science projects that will inform the President’s Emergency Program for AIDS Relief. Read more »

Opportunities To Conduct Research in Australia

June 2011
The Australian Government is offering awards to promote ties between Australia and its neighbors through the country’s extensive scholarship programs. Read more »

Former Fellow Organizes Drug Policy Forum in Uruguay

June 2011
Former NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellow organized and hosted a drug policy forum in Montevideo Read more »

NIDA Awards Tuition Waiver for Intensive Summer Institute in Addiction

June 2011
Doctoral student was recently awarded a tuition waiver from the NIDA International Program to attend the Summer Institute on Alcohol Read more »

Online Mentoring Now Available to Addiction Authors

March 2011
An online mentoring program is now available for addiction scientists working in low- and middle-income countries to facilitate publication of completed work. Read more »

NIDA Announces Another New Funding Opportunity

March 2011
NIDA is awarding grants to support projects that will inform the President’s Emergency Program for AIDS Relief Read more »

New NIDA Grantees Collaborate To Address HIV/AIDS and Drug Use

March 2011
Five NIDA grants are working to address HIV/AIDS and drug use in areas where it is already at epidemic proportions or where it is quickly emerging to become one. Read more »

NIDA Welcomes New Fellows

March 2011
NIDA staff welcomed 26 fellows from 22 nations as part of an orientation for new drug abuse research fellowship awardees. Read more »

Tuition Scholarships Available to Dutch Addiction Program Summer Institute

March 2011
Scholarships are available to attend a 2-week summer program offering graduate-level and continuing professional development training in addiction. Read more »

Interactive Movie Teaches Scientists How To Avoid Research Misconduct

March 2011
Participate in an interactive movie to learn how to make decisions about research integrity and avoid research misconduct. Read more »

In Memoriam: Charles R. Schuster

March 2011
It is with sadness that we mourn the death of Dr. Charles R. Schuster Read more »

DISCA Research Team Studies Potential Inhalant Cessation Aid

March 2011
Distinguished International Scientist Collaboration Award program awardee Read more »

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 »

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 »

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2018 NIDA International Forum

June 8-11, 2018
San Diego, California

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October 6 - October 9, 2018
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