Acute to Chronic Pain Signatures (A2CPS) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
We appreciate your interest in the NIH Common Fund Acute to Chronic Pain Signatures (A2CPS) funding opportunities. The NIH hosted a pre-application interactive Q&A webinar (NOT-RM-18-021) on September 6, 2018 for the five program FOAs:
The slides from the webinar are now available for download. In addition, this Frequently Asked Questions page is now updated to reflect questions received during the webinar.
Questions Generated from the Applicant Informational Webinar:
A2CPS General Application Questions (for RFA specific questions see lower on the page.)
Abbreviations used below:
MCC: Multisite Clinical Centers
CCC: Clinical Coordination Center
DIRC: Data Integration and Resource Center
ODGC: Omics Data Generation Centers
24. Can applicants apply to more than one RFA as a PI or as a component of a project?Can applicants submit to one or more of these RFAs and also submit investigator-initiated or other types of NIH applications?
MCC Specific Questions:
33.The MCC FOAs suggest that 50% of subjects should be enrolled and complete 6 months by 1 year. This means the first 6 months would need 50% enrollment. How tight is that schedule and can it be modified?
53. For peri-surgical pain data collection FOA, it is likely that data collection will occur at multiple sites. Do you see having one primary site & the lead site writing the proposal?Or will the proposal come from multiple PIs with each site PI being multi-PI?
This page last reviewed on August 28, 2019