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Pilot Studies Program

Innovative new research.


  • Encourage new generation of behavioral therapies researchers
  • Fostering innovation by junior and senior investigators
  • Development and feasibility testing of new treatments
  • Exploration of potential mechanisms of action for treatments

Solicitation of Proposals

Peer Review

  • Reviewed by Center PI, Scientific Director and two external reviewers
  • NIH rating format
  • Human subjects review

Fiscal and research support

  • $5,000 – 25,000 per year for maximum of two years
  • Quarterly review of recruitment progress for continuation
  • Research assistant and data management support