■ INTEGRATE-PAIN, a transatlantic US-European co-operation in pain research between the NIH HEAL InitiativeSM and the IMI-PainCare consortium ■
Together, we established INTEGRATE-Pain, the “IMI-NIH Transatlantic Emphasis Group on Research And Translation-to-care Efforts for Pain”. Our objectives are transatlantic knowledge sharing, harmonizing of standards, combination of infrastructures, coordination of data collection to improve the statistical power of data interpretation in future meta-analyses, and joint dissemination.
On August 5th and 6th 2020, INTEGRATE-Pain will have virtual meetings, originally planned as personal appointments during the IASP 2020 World Pain Congress. Also included will be a webinar open to the public to provide an opportunity to learn more about INTEGRATE-Pain and interact directly with its members.
Details of this open webinar will follow soon!
The NIH HEAL Initiative:
The Helping to End Addiction Long-termSM Initiative, or NIH HEAL InitiativeSM, is an aggressive, trans-agency effort to speed scientific solutions to stem the national opioid public health crisis. Almost every NIH Institute and Center is accelerating research to address this public health emergency from all angles.
The initiative is funding hundreds of projects nationwide. Researchers are taking a variety of approaches to tackle the opioid epidemic through:
- Understanding, managing, and treating pain
- Improving treatment for opioid misuse and addiction