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NCATS' Role in the NIH HEAL InitiativeSM

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Pain Management Effectiveness Research Network Funding Opportunity

NIH seeks applications for clinical trials to establish the effectiveness of existing therapies and approaches for pain prevention and management using NCATS’ Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program Trial Innovation Network.

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Pain-on-a-Chip Funding Opportunity

As part of the NIH HEAL InitiativeSM, NCATS seeks applications from investigators to create and test human tissue chip devices that can model pain, addiction, or opioid use disorders.

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3-D Tissue Bioprinting Funding Opportunity

NCATS seeks collaborations with the broader research community to work with its experts to create and use 3-D bioprinted tissue models as novel drug screening platforms for non-addictive treatments for pain, opioid use disorder and/or overdose.

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ASPIRE Challenges

NCATS has issued challenge prize competitions for an innovative translational science platform to revolutionize the discovery of novel compounds for the treatment of pain, opioid use disorder and overdose.