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Integrative Medicine Research Lecture Series

The NCCIH Integrative Medicine Research Lecture Series provides overviews of the current state of research and practice involving complementary health approaches and explores perspectives on the emerging discipline of integrative medicine.

"Novel Approaches at the Intersection of Mental Health and Pain" is the theme of a series of three upcoming lectures in Spring 2020.

Videocast: Watch these NCCIH lectures online! Go to “Today’s Events” at https://videocast.nih.gov/.

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Integrative Medicine Research Lecture Series

Upcoming lectures

May 11, 2020 - 10:00 a.m. ET to 11:00 a.m. ET

CANCELED: Technology-Assisted Self-Management for Chronic Pain: Development, Testing, and Implementation of Cooperative Pain Education and Self-Management (COPES)

Alicia Heapy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry Yale School of Medicine; Associate Director The Pain, Research, Informatics, Medical Comorbidities, and Education (PRIME) Center VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Lipsett Amphitheater, Building 10, NIH Main Campus, Bethesda, MD

June 30, 2020 - 11:00 a.m. ET to 12:00 p.m. ET

Lighting Up Our Lives: How Light Influences Our Mental and Physical Health

Helen Burgess, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry; Co-Director, Sleep and Circadian Research Laboratory
The University of Michigan

Lipsett Amphitheater, Building 10, NIH Main Campus, Bethesda, MD

Past lectures

March 24, 2020

CANCELED: Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement: Restructuring Reward Processing in Addiction, Stress, and Pain

Eric Garland, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.
Distinguished Endowed Chair in Research, Professor and Associate Dean for Research College of Social Work; Director, Center on Mindfulness and Integrative Health Intervention Development (C-MIIND); Associate Director of Integrative Medicine, Supportive Oncology Program, Huntsman Cancer Institute at The University of Utah

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June 26, 2019

Watch Your Step, There Is New Chemistry Everywhere

Sean F. Brady, Ph.D.
Tri-Institutional Professor and Evnin Professor Head, Laboratory of Genetically Encoded Small Molecules
The Rockefeller University

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June 10, 2019

Bacteria Get on Your Nerves: How Bugs Modulate Pain and Immunity

Isaac Chiu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Immunology
Department of Immunology
Harvard Medical School

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