Upcoming Events

January 17, 2019
Preventing Opioid Use Disorder in Older Adolescents and Young Adults (ages 16-30) FOA Technical Assistance Webinar
12:30-2:00 p.m. ET

January 18, 2019
Behavioral Research to Improve MAT (BRIM): Behavioral and Social Interventions to Improve Adherence to Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Optional) - Technical Assistance Videocast 
2:00-3:00 p.m. ET

January 23, 2019
Pre-application Webinar: Back Pain Consortium (BACPAC) Research Program - Detailed Discussion of the four BACPAC FOAs
12:00-2:30 p.m. ET

January 30-31, 2019
A Critical Evaluation of Animal Pain Models Workshop
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, Rockville, Maryland

Description: This meeting will convene experts in the field of animal models for pain and experts in translational development of pain therapeutics to discuss screening programs in the preclinical process for determining if a compound should be developed to treat pain in the clinical setting.

February 7-8, 2019
The Opioid Crisis and the Future of Addiction and Pain Therapeutics: Opportunities, Tools, and Technologies Symposium 
Natcher Auditorium, NIH Main Campus, Bethesda, Maryland

February 7, 2019
Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial of Acupuncture for Management of Chronic Low Back Pain in Older Adults (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Required) - Technical Assistance Videocast 
2:00-3:00 p.m. ET

Past Events



December 12-13, 2017
FNIH Planning Meeting: Partnership to Address the Opioid Crisis
Discussion: Expand options for the treatment of opioid use disorder, overdose prevention/reversal, and pain through a public-private partnership.

The meeting agenda and executive summary are available on the FNIH program webpage.

December 11, 2017
Using Science to Inform Practice and Policy: A Coordinated Approach to Research Priority Setting

July 7, 2017
Understanding the Neurobiological Mechanisms of Pain
Discussion: Enhance our understanding of the complex neurobiological mechanisms of pain and accelerate the development of novel pain treatments.

June 16, 2017
Development of Safe, Effective, Non-Addictive Pain Treatments
Discussion: Expedite the screening and development of promising agents to treat chronic pain with little or no potential for misuse or addiction.

June 5, 2017
Medications Development for Opioid Use Disorders and for Overdose Prevention and Reversal
Discussion: Stimulate innovative directions in preventing and treating opioid use disorders and overdoses.

This page last reviewed on January 16, 2019