Our aim is to publish rigorous original research, reviews and methodologies making use of big data in the context of palliative or end-of-life care. We seek high-quality contributions from across health and social sciences that have the potential to appeal to an international audience of clinicians, researchers, managers, educators and policy makers. Please note that a high priority will be given to original research questions of clinical, public health or societal relevance, relying on innovative methods. Strictly descriptive studies will be given low priority, unless they touch upon
Key Dates Notice of Intent Release Date: January 9, 2020 Estimated Publication Date of FOA: January 28, 2020 Estimated Required Interest Letter Due Date: February 18, 2020 Estimated Notification of Accepted Interest Letter Date: March 12, 2020 Estimated Application Due Date: April 23, 2019 Estimated Award Date: July 1, 2020 For additional details, please visit: https://palliativecareresearch.org/funding-opportunities/pilot-funding-opportunities
Happy to welcome the US Deprescribing Research Network – a new collaborative to support research on deprescribing for older adults. See their website at https://deprescribingresearch.org/ and follow them on Twitter at @DeprescribeUS!
The National Institute on Aging (NIA) Imbedded Pragmatic AD/ADRD Clinical Trials (IMPACT) Collaboratory works to build the nation’s capacity to conduct pragmatic clinical trials of interventions embedded within health care systems for people living with dementia and their caregivers. IMPACT Collaboratory hosts webinars on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 12 noon ET addressing these issues. Webinars are open to the public and no registration is required. Click here to join their mailing list to receive updates and reminders. A recording of the webinar as well as a companion podcast will be
Please note an upcoming webinar for prospective applicants interested in RFA-RM-19-013: Multisite Clinical Center Common Fund Acute to Chronic Pain Signatures Program: Acute Peri-operative Pain or Musculoskeletal Trauma (UM1 Clinical Trial Optional) The informational webinar with NIH staff is on September 19, 2019 from 11:00AM – 1:00PM EDT. Join us via WebEx using this link Access code: 624 829 378 Meeting password: A2CPS To join the audio conference only: Call-in toll number (US/Canada): 1-650-479-3208 Access code: 624 829 378 Applicants also may contact NIH scientific staff and see the A2CPS
Congratulations to PCRC pilot awardee and study PI, Angela Ghesquiere! Abstract Massage therapy (MT) may be more effective for certain subgroups of advanced cancer patients, but this is not well-studied. Psychological symptoms are one potential moderator of MT outcomes, as they occur frequently in MT patients. Therefore, we conducted a secondary analysis of data from a multi-site study which compared MT to simple touch in 380 adults with advanced cancer. We examined whether the presence of depression or baseline psychological symptom frequency moderated outcomes of change in pain, interference
This intensive 6-day workshop will provide an overview of fundamental methods, such as study designs, qualitative and survey methods, and approaches to data analysis in supportive oncology research. Over the course of the workshop, participants will write a complete study protocol under the direct mentorship of expert faculty in the field of supportive oncology. Participants will continue to receive assistance after the workshop from their workshop mentors to help in the implementation of their studies at their home institutions. Essential workshop topics include: creation of conceptual models