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Program Details

HEAL Initiative Partnerships to Advance INterdisciplinary (PAIN) Training in Clinical Pain Research: The HEAL PAIN Cohort Program (T90/R90 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Sponsor: NIH
Internal Deadline: 07/25/2023
Institutional Submission Limit: 1
Sponsor Deadline: 09/26/2023
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To bolster the dwindling clinical pain research workforce, the HEAL PAIN Cohort Program will support interdisciplinary postdoctoral training to promote the next generation of independent clinical pain researchers. This program, will fund up to four T90/R90 institutional postdoctoral training programs in clinical pain research, and foster a cohort experience among programs at different institutions through the HEAL R24 Coordinating Center for National Pain Scientists. Each T90/R90 program must propose a partnership between two or more departments/colleges within a single institution and at least two research focus areas that align with HEAL’s content areas. Program mentors will be expected to provide training in clinical pain research and in one or more fields that have not traditionally been represented in pain research (e.g., engineering; social sciences; epidemiology; anthropology; biostatistics; computer sciences; demography; bioengineering; addiction medicine; public health; or mental health/behavioral health).

Please see full announcement for further details.

Submission Process

Limited submissions MUST be coordinated with the Office of the Vice President for Research.

If interested in applying for this opportunity, email a two-page project abstract. Include at top the project title, PI, and list of key collaborators and a 2-3 page CV/biosketch for the PI (SCiENcv preferred) by the INTERNAL DEADLINE above to Julie Morris at

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