May 22, 2018

The E-News informs the international drug abuse research community about National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) International news, funding opportunities, research programs, upcoming meetings, and announcements.

2013

EU Study Documents Prevalence of Drugged Driving

February 27, 2013
Describes a report summarizing the findings of the European Union research project on Driving Under the Influence of Drugs

NIDA Welcomes Fellows at Orientation

February 27, 2013
Reports on an orientation program for NIDA International Program drug abuse research fellows.

Prevention Program Run by Former NIDA Humphrey Fellow Honored

February 27, 2013
Reports on an award presented by Edutainment Africa to the Uganda Youth Development Link (UYDEL) drug and substance abuse program.

InWomen's 2013 Conference

February 27, 2013
Provides details about the 2013 International Women's and Children's Health and Gender Working Group (InWomen’s) Conference

NIDA Offers Tuition Scholarship to Dutch Summer Institute on Addiction

February 27, 2013
Provides details about a scholarship to the multidisciplinary drug abuse research training program held at the University of Amsterdam.

Apply by April 1 for NIDA International Fellowships

February 27, 2013
Announces upcoming deadlines for postdoctoral fellowships in drug abuse research.

Russian Researcher Named 2013 WHO/NIDA/CPDD International Traveling Fellow

February 27, 2013
Announces the recipient of a fellowship for substance abuse researchers from developing countries to participate in scientific meetings and work with U.S. scientists.

Letter Calls for Increased Research on Inhalants

February 27, 2013
Summarizes a letter to the editor by members of the NIDA International Program Inhalant Working Group calling for increased qualitative and quantitative research on misuse of volatile substances.

2012

NIDA, Italian Researchers Plan Collaborative Clinical Studies

December 4, 2012
Announces a new research collaboration and describes meetings held between NIDA officials and Italian researchers in November 2012.

ONDCP and NIDA Create Online Physician Training Courses for Prescribing Painkillers

December 4, 2012
Online training courses designed for U.S. health care providers can be adapted for use in medical schools and international settings.

SAVE THE DATE! 2013 NIDA International Forum

December 4, 2012
Provides dates and a link to the registration site for the 2013 NIDA International Forum

New International Bioethics Course Available Online

December 4, 2012
Announces the third in a series of graduate-level bioethics courses designed for researchers in Central and Eastern Europe.

NIDA Supports Participants at NHSN Conference

December 4, 2012
Describes the scientific program and lists the NIDA International Program-supported participants at the 2012 National Hispanic Science Network conference.

NIDA, INSERM Explore Potential Collaboration

December 4, 2012
Identifies mechanisms to support binational research and topics for future research cooperation between NIDA and the French Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale (INSERM).

NIDA International Program Director Among Honorees for Brain Disorders Program

December 4, 2012
Announces an award to NIDA International Program Director Steven W. Gust and other NIH program officers for their work supporting a Fogarty International Center research program on Brain Disorders in the Developing World.

Drug Abuse Prevention Research Fellowship Trains "Next Generation" of Mexican Prevention Research Scientists

December 4, 2012
Discusses the research focus and accomplishments of the first U.S.–Mexico Drug Abuse Prevention Research Fellow

InWomen Group Celebrates Its 6th Year

December 4, 2012
Announces preliminary details about the 2013 International Women’s and Children’s Health and Gender Working Group (InWomen’s) Conference

Substance Abuse Researcher Earns NIH Director's Early Independence Award

December 4, 2012
Describes a prestigious grant award to a young investigator studying the role of brain circuits in neuropsychiatric illnesses.

Mexico City Meeting Spurs Local, International Action on Inhalant Abuse

December 4, 2012
Describes the program and outcomes of an international meeting on inhalant abuse held in Mexico City on September 17–18

Good Behavior Game Wins 2012 Mentor International Best Practice Award

December 4, 2012
A drug abuse prevention program for young children has been honored by an international prevention organization for its effectiveness

Humphrey Fellows Meet NIDA During Campus Visits and Global Leadership Forum

December 4, 2012
Lists the research interests of the 2012–2013 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows at Virginia Commonwealth University and Johns Hopkins University.

RFA Issued for U.S.–Russia Bilateral Research in HIV/AIDS and Comorbidities

December 4, 2012
Funding will be available in fiscal year 2014 for joint U.S.–Russia studies on prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS and comorbidities.

Dutch Researcher Uses DISCA Award To Explore Prevention Research

September 3, 2012
Announces a NIDA International Program research exchange award to a scientist from The Netherlands.

NIDA Supports Latin American Scientists at Grants Workshop

September 3, 2012
Describes a training program for Latin American researchers that provided guidance on the U.S. scientific award process.

Thai Researchers Translate NIDA Notes Articles

September 3, 2012
Describes NIDA materials translated into Thai and provides instructions about public domain use of Institute publications.

WHO Database Documents Lack of Resources To Treat Substance Abuse

September 3, 2012
Describes a new database with country-level information on alcohol and drug abuse prevention and treatment resources.

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

September 3, 2012
Summarizes key findings from the UNODC 2012 World Drug Report.

International AIDS Meeting Satellite Focuses on AIDS Research at NIH

September 3, 2012
NIDA Director Dr. Nora D. Volkow

NIDA Selects INVEST and INVEST/CTN Fellows

September 3, 2012
Announces NIDA International Program postdoctoral fellowships awarded to scientists from Indonesia

Funding Opportunities for International Research

September 3, 2012
Recent funding announcements for international collaborative research include programs focusing on HIV/AIDS research

NIDA Supports Student at FENS-IBRO Training Course

September 3, 2012
Announces NIDA support for a U.S. student in the Advanced Course in Computational Neuroscience.

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

September 3, 2012
Announces a teaching award for the Australian director of the International Programme in Addiction Studies.

Important Dates and Meetings

September 3, 2012
Announces funding opportunities

WHO Begins Developing Guidelines on Substance Use During Pregnancy

September 3, 2012
Announces a World Health Organization initiative to develop guidelines for identifying and managing substance use by pregnant women.

International AIDS Society, NIDA Select New Fellows

September 3, 2012
Announces the 2012 International AIDS Society/NIDA postdoctoral and professional development fellowships awarded to scientists from Bangladesh

NIDA International Forum Focuses on New and Emerging Psychoactive Substances

September 3, 2012
Presents a summary of the 2012 NIDA International Forum

Italy Translates NIDA Website as Part of Binational Agreement

September 3, 2012
Describes a NIDA Website that has been translated into Italian.

Journal Seeks Substance Use Submissions With an International Perspective

June 5, 2012
Promotes a new scientific journal and lists submission deadlines for forthcoming special issues on alcohol control policies

New NIDA International Program Fellowship Application Deadlines

June 5, 2012
Announces new application deadlines for NIDA's INVEST

Dutch Researcher Uses DISCA Award To Explore Prevention Research

June 5, 2012
Summarizes the research activities to be undertaken by senior prevention scientists

International HIV/AIDS Researchers Eligible for NIDA Avant-Garde Award

June 5, 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.

NIDA Awards Tuition Waiver to Dutch Summer Institute

June 5, 2012
Announces the U.S. researcher who will attend a 2-week

NIDA Blending Initiative Focuses on Addiction Treatment in Primary Care Settings

June 5, 2012
Describes workshops focused on translating research results into clinical practice on screening

NIDA International Program Supports AIDS Treatment as Prevention Workshop Participants

June 5, 2012
Summarizes NIDA International Program support of activities at an international meeting focused on drug treatment as an HIV intervention.

NIDA Joins Prevention Researchers To Promote Healthy Living

June 5, 2012
Highlights NIDA activities

Former NIDA Humphrey Fellow Organizes Meeting About Drug Courts in Brazil

June 5, 2012
Describes a meeting about drug courts based on the U.S. model

NIDA Humphrey Fellows Celebrate With Graduation Ceremonies and Retreat

June 5, 2012
Describes the year-end retreat hosted by the State Department and graduation ceremonies at Virginia Commonwealth and Johns Hopkins universities for Humphrey Fellows who are completing their fellowships.

ASAM Features International Symposium on Comorbid Addiction and Mental Illness

June 5, 2012
Reports on a NIDA symposium that discussed how Italy

International Researchers Brief Clinical Trials Network Steering Committee

June 5, 2012
Reports on new clinical trial initiatives in Canada and Mexico and summarizes presentations by INVEST/CTN fellows from China

International Program Joins Johns Hopkins Workshop for Burmese Officials

April 24, 2012
Highlights a workshop with delegates from Burma (Myanmar) on health issues

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