Applicant Town Hall for PCORI Funding Initiative – Prevention, Early Identification & Treatment of Delirium in Older Adults

  • Funding Type:
    Grant Funding
  • Opportunity From:

    Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

Important Dates:

Online Systems Opens
January 11, 2022
Applicant Town Hall
January 24, 2022
Letter of Intent Deadline
May 03, 2022
Merit Review
July 01, 2022
Awards Announced
December 01, 2022
Earliest Start Date
March 01, 2023

Opportunity Description:

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) intends to release a Targeted PCORI Funding Announcement (Targeted PFA) on January 11, 2022, seeking to fund high-quality, comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER) projects that focus on the prevention, early identification, and treatment of delirium in older adults. This preannouncement is provided to allow potential applicants additional time to identify collaborators; obtain stakeholder input on potential studies; and develop responsive, high-quality proposals.

The proposed budget for studies under this initiative may be up to $5 million in direct costs for small studies and $10 million in direct costs for large studies, as appropriate. Applications for the large studies are required to include an implementation aim in addition to comparing the effectiveness of interventions. To that end, to be considered responsive, PCORI encourages applicants applying for the large studies to consider study designs such as hybrid type 1, hybrid type 2, or mixed method approaches.

In particular, applications focused on the needs of underserved, underrepresented, or historically excluded populations within hospital and long-term care settings are encouraged. Applicants will be asked to propose well-justified and validated clinically meaningful outcomes that are considered important by patients and/or their caregivers and are readily measurable within the proposed study period, which should not exceed five years.

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More Information:

All interested applicants are encouraged to attend the Prevention, Early Identification, and Treatment of Delirium in Older Adults Targeted PFA Applicant Town Hall, happening January 24, 2022 at 12:00PM EST.

This town hall will provide an overview of PCORI and the information applicants may need to submit a responsive application for the Prevention, Early Identification, and Treatment of Delirium in Older Adults -- Cycle 1 2022 Targeted PFA.

  • The PFA will open on January 11, 2022.
  • Letters of Intent will be due February 8, 2022 at 5pm ET.
  • Applications will be due May 3, 2021 at 5pm ET.

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