September 10, 2018

Call for Pilot Awards to Address Opioid Addiction and Pain Management

Researchers are encouraged to apply for pilot study awards being offered for opioid addiction and pain management research. Funded by UAMS, one-year awards of $25,000 will be available for studies that can produce data to support applications for larger extramural awards. Letters of intent (LOI) are due Oct. 8, 2018, by noonView the Letter of Intent cover page.

Multidisciplinary teams will be given priority.  Any UAMS faculty, including at Arkansas Children’s Hospital and Research Institute, and the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, are invited to apply. View the Request for Applications (RFA) LOI document.  

Learn more.  

Frequently Asked Questions

Contact: Nia Indelicato,, or 501-526-0363.

Key Dates:

  • RFA released: Sept 10
  • Letter of Intent due: Oct. 8, by noon
  • Full applications invited: Oct. 12
  • TRI/Biostatistics consultations: Oct. 15 – 26
  • Proof of IRB submission due: Oct. 29, by noon (include in application)
  • Application due: Oct. 29, by noon
  • Videos due: Nov. 5 
  • Awardees announcement: Dec. 10 
  • Start date: Jan. 1, 2019