National Palliative Care Research Center grant opportunities

Pilot and Exploratory Project Support Grants
Junior Faculty Career Development Awards
Transition to Independence Awards 

The Center has identified three specific areas of interest for all competitions:

1. Exploring the relationship of pain and other distressing symptoms to quality/quantity of life, independence, function and disability and developing interventions directed at their treatment in patients with advanced and chronic illnesses

2. Studying methods of improving communication between persons living with serious illness, their families and their health care providers

Evaluating models and systems of care for patients living with serious illness and their families

Required letters of intent are due November 7, 2016. Invited full proposals will be due January 20, 2017. Additional details are available at