Overview

Through the Helping to End Addiction Long-termSM Initiative, or NIH HEAL InitiativeSM, NIH supports research to enhance pain management and improve treatment for opioid misuse and addiction. The NIH HEAL Initiative includes research focus areas led by 12 NIH Institutes and Centers supporting hundreds of projects that reflect the full spectrum of research from basic science to implementation research.

Funded Projects

2019
Combined tDCS and Cognitive Training for the Treatment of Opioid Addiction
Oct 03, 2019
2019
Development of a Wireless Endovascular Nerve Stimulator for Treatment of Refractory Neuropathic Pain
Oct 03, 2019
2019
Development of an MRgFUS system for precision-targeted neuromodulation of pain circuits with simultaneous functional MRI
Oct 03, 2019
2019
Treating pain in sickle cell disease by means of focused ultrasound neuromodulation
Oct 03, 2019
2019
MEDICATION DEVELOPMENT CENTER FOR COCAINE USE DISORDER
Sep 25, 2019

Open Funding Opportunities

2019
HEAL Initiative: Clinical Devices to Treat Pain (UH3 Clinical Trial Optional)
Sep 25, 2019
2019
HEAL Initiative: Translational Devices to Treat Pain (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional)
Sep 25, 2019
2019
HEAL Initiative: Translational Devices to Treat Pain (U44 Clinical Trial Optional)
Sep 25, 2019
2019
HEAL Initiative: Translational Development of Devices to Treat Pain (U18 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Sep 25, 2019
2019
Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Network (BPN): Small Molecule Drug Discovery and Development for Disorders of the Nervous System (U44 Clinical Trial Optional)
Sep 25, 2019

Closed Funding Opportunities

2019
HEAL Initiative: Announcement of the NCATS ASPIRE Design Challenges to Develop Innovative and Catalytic Approaches Towards Solving the Opioid Crisis
Sep 25, 2019
2019
HEAL Initiative: Request for Administrative Supplements to Existing Grants to Accelerate Research on Preventing Opioid Use Disorder in Older Adolescents and Young Adults (ages 16-30)
Sep 25, 2019
2019
HEAL Initiative: Notice of Interest in Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Applications Directed at Enhanced Pain Management and Improved Treatments for Opioid Misuse and Addiction
Sep 25, 2019
2019
HEAL Initiative: Early Phase Pain Investigation Clinical Network - Specialized Clinical Centers (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Sep 25, 2019
2019
PHS 2018-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH for Small Business Technology Transfer Grant Applications (Parent STTR [R41/R42] Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Sep 25, 2019