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Helping End Addition Long-term (HEAL) Pain Partnering Meeting

October 04-05, 2023

Attend the Helping End Addition Long-term (HEAL) Pain Partnering Meeting virtually on October 4-5, 2023. The NIH HEAL Initiative is an aggressive, trans-agency effort to speed scientific solutions to stem the national opioid public health crisis. A major focus of this effort is the discovery and development of new treatments for pain. This meeting is intended to serve the HEAL Initiative's goal of creating novel non-addictive pain therapies by bringing together investigators, investors, members of industry, and HEAL program staff.

This meeting will explore the commercialization landscape for pain therapies through discussions with stakeholders and connect HEAL-funded investigators with potential partners through a company showcase and 1:1 meetings.

Meeting Schedule

Day 1 – Exploring the pain therapy development landscape: speakers, panels, and discussion.

Day 2 – HEAL Pain Therapy Pitch Competition featuring early-stage companies funded by HEAL.


Time: 11:00AM EDT - 5:00PM EDT