to Publish a Notice of Funding Opportunity for the HEAL Initiative: HEAL KIDS (Knowledge, Innovation and Discovery Studies) Pain Program Resource and Data Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
November 1, 2023
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As part of the NIHsHelping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL) initiative, theEunice Kennedy ShriverNational Institute of Child Health and Human Development and participating NIH Institutes and Centers (ICs)intend to publish a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to support research that aligns with one of the research goals of the NIH HEAL Initiative tosupport new clinical trial programs and the expansion of existing programs to evaluate innovative therapies for pain management.The HEAL KIDS (Knowledge, Innovation and Discovery Studies) Painprogram will include interrelated programs addressing critical needs in pediatric pain research. This Notice of Intent to Publishannounces plans to support the HEAL KIDS Pain Resource and Data Center (RDC) which will provide the following: leadership in data curation and data harmonization; leveraging relevant data standards; administrative and logistical support including oversight of NIH HEAL-related requirements; and coordination of shared research-related resources for the HEAL KIDS Pain research activities and HEAL-compliant data registries. NICHD intends to utilize a cooperative agreement activity code (U24) for this NOFO. The HEAL KIDS Pain RDC NOFOis anticipated to publish in Summer 2023 with an expected application due date in Fall 2023. Anticipated details of the planned HEAL KIDS Pain RDC NOFO are provided below.