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Australian State Honors Director for Developing Online Master's Degree in Addiction Studies

September 2012
Announces a teaching award for the Australian director of the International Programme in Addiction Studies. Read more »

WHO Database Documents Lack of Resources To Treat Substance Abuse

September 2012
Describes a new database with country-level information on alcohol and drug abuse prevention and treatment resources. Read more »

WHO Begins Developing Guidelines on Substance Use During Pregnancy

September 2012
Announces a World Health Organization initiative to develop guidelines for identifying and managing substance use by pregnant women. Read more »

UNODC Report Finds Increases in Nonmedical Prescription Drug Use and New Psychoactive Substances

September 2012
Summarizes key findings from the UNODC 2012 World Drug Report. Read more »

International AIDS Society, NIDA Select New Fellows

September 2012
Announces the 2012 International AIDS Society/NIDA postdoctoral and professional development fellowships awarded to scientists from Bangladesh Read more »

NIDA Selects INVEST and INVEST/CTN Fellows

September 2012
Announces NIDA International Program postdoctoral fellowships awarded to scientists from Indonesia Read more »

Dutch Researcher Uses DISCA Award To Explore Prevention Research

September 2012
Announces a NIDA International Program research exchange award to a scientist from The Netherlands. Read more »

NIDA Supports Student at FENS-IBRO Training Course

September 2012
Announces NIDA support for a U.S. student in the Advanced Course in Computational Neuroscience. Read more »

Thai Researchers Translate NIDA Notes Articles

September 2012
Describes NIDA materials translated into Thai and provides instructions about public domain use of Institute publications. Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

September 2012
Announces funding opportunities Read more »

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 »


2017 NIDA International Forum

June 16-19, 2017
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