1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This 90-minute workshop will describe the mission and unique funding opportunities and requirements of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), with a specific emphasis on relevance to research on anxiety and depressive disorders.
The presentation will begin with a description of PCORI’s current portfolio related to anxiety and mood disorders, as well as other conditions that commonly co-occur with anxiety and depression. PCORI’s approach for broad versus targeted funding announcements will be discussed. Attendees will gain a better understanding of PCORI’s unique merit-review criteria, including potential to impact health care and outcomes, patient centeredness, and engagement, and an understanding of PCORI goals for dissemination and implementation of results.
The presentation will describe PCORI’s approach to merit review for research applications, which includes researchers, patients, and other health care stakeholders. Data from past reviewers will demonstrate the strengths and challenges of this approach to review, and recent process improvements will be summarized. Ample time for question and answer will be incorporated.
Romana Hasnan-Wynia, PhD
Objective 1: Describe PCORI’s current portfolio related to anxiety and mood disorders.
Objective 2: Explain PCORI’s approach to broad and targeted funding opportunities.
Objective 3: Understand PCORI’s unique merit review criteria, funding requirements, and process for review of research applications.
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This symposium aims to familiarize research investigators with the current opportunities and research priorities at NIMH; it includes a presentation from program staff of three research divisions within NIMH. It will cover research from the Division of Developmental Translational Research, where the focus is on the mechanisms of pathology for neurodevelopmental disorders, as well as the trajectories of disorder development from pre