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South African Investigator Receives International Traveling Fellowship Award

April 2012
Announces the recipient of the 2012 International Traveling Fellowship Award based on substance abuse and addiction research. Read more »

Former Humphrey Fellow Leads Methadone Maintenance Treatment in Bangladesh

April 2012
Announces the appointment of Dr. Munir Ahmed to officer in charge for the Joint United Nations Programme for HIV/AIDS in Bangladesh. Read more »

USAID Adopts New Ethics Rules

April 2012
Highlights a new USAID policy outlining scientific integrity principles designed to ensure quality Read more »

New Prescription Drug Curriculum Available

April 2012
Announces a new online curriculum for clinicians on prescription drug abuse within the context of chronic pain management. Read more »

INVEST/CTN Fellow Assesses Risk Behavior Among Kosovo Youth

April 2012
Reports on the research conducted by a NIDA fellow and his U.S. collaborators to assess risk behavior among youth in Kosovo. Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

April 2012
Lists funding opportunities Read more »

New! NIDA Issues Program Announcements; Sets Aside Funds for Medications Development

April 2012
Highlights new NIDA Program Announcements (PAs) on substance abuse and medication development for which non-U.S. institutions are eligible. Read more »

New Fellows Get Oriented to Research Resources in U.S.

February 2012
Describes the 3-day orientation program for drug abuse and addiction research fellows supported by the NIDA International Program. Read more »

INVEST Fellow Translates NIDA Publications Into Farsi

February 2012
Describes a group of Iranian drug abuse researchers who have translated NIDA publications into Farsi to make them more available to their research community. Read more »

Brazilian Scientist Named ISAJE/WHO Young Scholar

February 2012
Announces the 2011 recipient of the International Society of Addiction Journal Editors/World Health Organization Young Scholars Award. Read more »

Applications Open for Intensive Summer Training on Addiction

February 2012
Alerts drug abuse researchers of a summer training program opportunity in addiction research in The Netherlands. Read more »

Midcareer Fellowship Opportunities Available

February 2012
Announces a research training fellowship that offers midcareer drug abuse professionals the opportunity to conduct research and receive mentoring from a U.S. researcher. Read more »

Register Now: NIDA International Forum

February 2012
Alerts addiction and drug abuse researchers Read more »

Registration Now Open for International Women’s CPDD Satellite

February 2012
Announces the 2012 meeting of the International Women’s and Children’s Health and Gender Working Group. Read more »

Alert: International Scientific Meeting Scams

February 2012
Alerts scientists to the growing number of email messages containing fake conference invitations and offers tips that an invitation may be spam. Read more »

Mexican Scientist Awarded New Prevention Fellowship

February 2012
Highlights the recipient of NIDA’s Mexico Drug Abuse Prevention Research Fellowship and describes her research focus during the 12-month fellowship. Read more »

New INVEST Fellow Investigates Cognitive Enhancer

February 2012
Announces a new NIDA INVEST Drug Abuse Research Fellow who will conduct drug abuse research with a mentor in the U.S. on methamphetamine dependence. Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

February 2012
Highlights upcoming Program Announcements Read more »

Bioethics Education Tools Now Available

February 2012
Announces new graduate-level bioethics education tools available online for drug abuse and addiction researchers and others interested in bioethics. Read more »

Latin American Network Boosts Scientific Exchange

December 2011
Describes a network of researchers working to expand the reach of drug abuse and addiction research findings in Latin America. Read more »


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