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NIDA Officials Brief Early Career Investigators at SfN

NIDA officials provided advice on fellowships and grant opportunities to support early career investigators during the 2017 Society for Neuroscience (SfN) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. Michele Rankin, Ph.D., Office of Research Training, discussed how to find research funding priorities and funding opportunities supported by Institutes and Centers of the National Institutes of Health. Susan McGuire, Ph.D., Scientific Review Branch, explained the role of program officers and scientific review officers and summarized the application and scientific review processes.

NIDA Humphrey Fellows Meet U.S. and International Experts

NIDA Humphrey Fellows and  U.S. and International ExpertsU.S. and international experts discussed substance abuse issues with Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellows. Front row, from left: Ayesha Al Hosani, United Arab Emirates; Nita Lalla Roncone, U.S. Office of National Drug Control Policy; Rabia Hanif, Pakistan; and Nick Pichay, Philippines. Back row, from left: Marya Hynes, Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission; J. Randy Koch, VCU; Brian Morales, U.S.

NIDA Humphrey Fellows Participate in ISSUP Meeting

NIDA Humphrey Fellows who participated in ISSUP-3 include, from left: Ayesha Svetla Borisova, Bulgaria; Shibendu Bhattacharjee, India; Tran Hoang Huyen Tram, Vietnam; Martin Agwogie, Nigeria; Rabia Hanif, Pakistan; and André Kiepper, Brazil.NIDA Humphrey Fellows who participated in ISSUP-3 include, from left: Ayesha Svetla Borisova, Bulgaria; Shibendu Bhattacharjee, India; Tran Hoang Huyen Tram, Vietnam; Martin Agwogie, Nigeria; Rabia Hanif, Pakistan; and André Kiepper

NIDA Humphrey Fellows Begin Studies

Twelve 2017–2018 NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellows from 11 countries have begun their studies at Virginia Commonwealth University. The fellows are:

Updates From Former NIDA Humphrey Fellows

Three former NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Fellows have reported on their recent accomplishments in implementing an online substance abuse prevention program in Brazil, organizing a youth leadership conference in Pakistan, and administering a government agency responsible for drug abuse issues in Vietnam.

2016–2017 NIDA Humphrey Fellows Complete Their Studies

The 2016–2017 NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Fellows celebrated the conclusion of their academic studies during an April 30 ceremony at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). The VCU Humphrey Program Coordinator, J. Randy Koch, Ph.D., welcomed the fellows and guests. Samuel Cudjoe Hanu, M.Sc., Ghana, spoke on behalf of the fellows. Invited speakers included U.S. Department of State Branch Chief for the Hubert H.

Record Number of International Events During National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week 2017

Events coordinated by current and former NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellows contributed to the record number of events held around the world during the 2017 NIDA and National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW). There was at least one event in each of the 50 U.S. states and in 17 countries. Participants represented countries of every size and income level, with more than 125 events held in Mexico and more than 50 in Burma (Myanmar).

NIDA Humphrey Fellows Meet With Uruguay’s Ambassador to the United States

2016–2017 NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research FellowsThe 2016–2017 NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellows discussed tobacco regulation with Uruguay’s ambassador to the United States, Hon. Carlos Gianelli, and the embassy’s legal advisor, Marianela Bruno, during the officials’ visit to Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in April.

NIDA, Inserm Renew Binational Agreement and Focus on Postdoctoral Fellowships at NeuroFrance 2017

NIDA-Inserm Drug Abuse Research Postdoctoral Fellows and officialsNIDA-Inserm Drug Abuse Research Postdoctoral Fellows and officials from both institutes gathered at NeuroFrance 2017. Front row, from left: Fellows Celine Nicolas, Yann Pelloux, and Andrew Scheyer with Mireille Guyader, head of the Inserm-USA office in Washington, DC.

NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellows Begin Studies

The 2016–2017 NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellows at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) are:

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