E-Newsletter   July 2020 – Number 68

What's New

NIH Announces Administrative Supplements for U.S.–Japan Brain Research Cooperative Program

Applications Due September 7 in 2020, 2021, and 2022

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has extended the U.S.–Japan Brain Research Cooperative Program administrative supplements, NOT-NS-20-024More»

Share Your Feedback on NIDA’s Strategic Plan for 2021–2025

Comments due August 7, 2020

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is seeking input on a draft outline for the fiscal year 2021–2025 Strategic Plan to communicate a vision for advancing the Institute’s mission over the next 5 years. More»

2020 SPR Meeting Goes Virtual and Free, July 21–23, 2020

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The Society for Prevention Research changed its May annual meeting to a free virtual event to be held July 21–23, 2020. More»

Humphrey Fellowship Celebration Highlights “Transformative” Year

2019-2020 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows

The 2019–2020 NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows,(front row from left): Heftziba Golan Rand, Marcella Katjijova; Leticia Keuroglian, Kristina Köhler, and Sumaira; (back row from left): Lalchhanhima Ralte, Eugeniu Cotelea, Oleg Lukyanovych, Venant Mligo, and Adam Kurilla.

The 2019–2020 NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows gathered virtually on June 7, 2020, to celebrate the formal end of their fellowship years. More»

Monthly Talks Will Feature Addiction Neuroscientists

The Neuroscience Interest Group (NIG) of the International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISAM) has launched a new series of talks by neuroscientists - banner

The Neuroscience Interest Group (NIG) of the International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISAM) has launched a new series of talks by neuroscientists. Speakers will share their personal stories and experiences about how they decided to invest their scientific life in the field of addiction science, focusing on how their academic career journey can inform others. More»

CPDD Hosts Virtual Joint Poster Session With NIDA International Forum

More than 90 researchers from 35 countries virtually presented their research during a joint College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD)/NIDA International Forum poster session on June 23. More»

CPDD International Committee Names Indian Research Best Poster

Preethy Kathiresan, M.B.B.S., M.D., received the 2020 College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) International Committee Award for Best International Research Poster. More»

InWomen’s Conference Examines Global, Gender Impacts of Substance Use

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The virtual 12th International Women’s and Children’s Health and Gender Group (InWomen’s) Conference featured a keynote address, two panel presentation sessions, a panel discussion, two poster sessions, and a yoga break. Conference and InWomen’s chair Wendee M. Wechsberg, Ph.D., RTI International, welcomed participants and reviewed the state of gender studies of addiction during the COVID-19 pandemic. More»

Mind Matters publications

NIDA Series for Middle School Students Available in English and Spanish

NIDA has redesigned its educational series for students in grades 5 through 8. The Mind Matters series now consists of nine booklets, each explaining the effects and consequences of using a specific drug or type of drug. More»

Plan Now for 2021 NDAFW

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NIDA and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) invite international organizations to participate in National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW). The event will be held March 22 through 28, 2021. More»

NIDA Selects Researcher From Switzerland as INVEST Fellow

NIDA has awarded an INVEST Drug Abuse Research Fellowship to Larissa J. Maier, Ph.D., Switzerland. More»

Former NIDA Humphrey Fellows Address COVID-19 and Change Jobs

Three former NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellows report that they have changed jobs since completing their fellowships and other former NIDA Humphrey Fellows are contributing to efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic. More»

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