NIDA International E-Newsletter

Below are recent news articles from NIDA International.

ISAM-NIG Announces Two Webinar Series

 |  Describes two webinar series presented by the International Society of Addiction Medicine Neuroscience Interest Group (ISAM-NIG). The webinar series will focus on (1) COVID-19 and addiction medicine and (2) implementing...

NIDA Humphrey Fellows End a Busy Year Amid COVID-19

 |  Provides biographical sketches of the 2019-2020 NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellows at Virginia Commonwealth University and describes events NIDA organized for the fellows.

NIDA Joins in Fogarty D43 Training Program

 |  Announces NIDA participation in a funding opportunity announcement to train researchers in low- and middle-income countries so that they can develop and implement culturally relevant, evidence-based interventions.

NIDA, EMCDDA, and EU4MD Cosponsor 24th International Forum

 |  Briefly summarizes the 2019 NIDA International Forum, including plenary session speakers, breakout session topics, and the NIDA International Forum/College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) International Research Poster Session.

Draft Schedule Online for LxAddictions 2019

 |  Describes the draft program outline for the third European Conference on Addictive Behaviors and Dependencies (LxAddictions19), which will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, October 23–25, 2019.

NIDA Humphrey Fellow Named Chancellor of El Salvador

 |  Announces that former NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellow Alexandra Hill has been appointed Chancellor in El Salvador, responsible for her country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

CPDD International Committee Names Travel Award Winner

 |  Announces that a researcher from Egypt is the 2019 recipient of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) International Committee Travel Award that supports the participation of drug abuse...

Brazilian Researcher Receives Inciardi Award

 |  Announces the 2019 recipient of the James Inciardi Award for Young Investigators, established in memory of Dr. Inciardi to provide travel support to a scientific meeting for a researcher from...

NIDA INVEST Fellow Wins EMCDDA Scientific Writing Award

 |  Announces an EMCDDA award for Excellence in Scientific Writing to NIDA INVEST Fellow Judit Tirado-Muñoz, Ph.D., Spain. Writing in the Archives of Women’s Mental Health, Dr. Tirado-Muñoz and colleagues discuss...

Medical Text Explores Science of Cannabis Use Disorders

 |  Announces the publication of a textbook edited by NIDA staff members that reviews cutting-edge scientific evidence about cannabis use disorders; ranging from basic science through treatment and translational research to...