Four New Members Join NCCIH National Advisory Council
September 25, 2020
The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, National Institutes of Health, announces selection of four new members of the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health: Robert Coghill, Ph.D., Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center; Margaret (Meg) Haney, Ph.D., Columbia University Irving Medical Center; Girardin Jean-Louis, Ph.D., New York University Grossman School of Medicine; and Karen Sherman, Ph.D., M.P.H., University of Washington and Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute.
Media Advisory: NIH to host spring lecture series on integrative approaches for addressing pain and mental health issues
March 11, 2020
“Novel Approaches at the Intersection of Mental Health and Pain” will be highlighted in the spring 2020 Integrative Medicine Research Lecture Series sponsored by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH).
Patients with newly diagnosed chronic musculoskeletal pain are prescribed opioids more often than recommended
January 16, 2020
Study finds that patients experiencing new chronic musculoskeletal pain are prescribed opioids more often than physical therapy, counseling, and other nonpharmacologic approaches.
NIH study in mice explains how brain can turn pain signals up or down
October 15, 2019
A new study in mice, conducted by NCCIH researchers, uncovered a previously unknown role that the central amygdala can play in upgrading or downgrading pain signals in the brain’s circuitry.
2019 NIH Director’s awards for High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program Announced (NIH)
October 1, 2019
The National Institutes of Health awarded 93 grants through its High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program that will fund highly innovative biomedical or behavioral research proposed by extraordinarily creative scientists.
NIH funds $945 million in research to tackle the national opioid crisis through NIH HEAL Initiative (NIH)
September 26, 2019
To reverse the opioid crisis that continues to grip the nation, the National Institutes of Health has awarded $945 million in total fiscal year 2019 funding for grants, contracts and cooperative agreements across 41 states through the Helping to End Addiction Long-term Initiative or NIH HEAL Initiative.
NCCIH Welcomes Five New Members to Its National Advisory Council
September 20, 2019
The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) announces the selection of five individuals to serve as members of the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health (NACCIH). This is the principal advisory body to NCCIH, the lead Federal agency for research on complementary and integrative health.
NIH to investigate minor cannabinoids and terpenes for potential pain-relieving properties
September 19, 2019
This press release highlights new NCCIH research awards totaling approximately $3 million to investigate the potential pain-relieving properties and mechanisms of actions of phytochemicals in cannabis.
NIH awards $20 million over five years to bring together music therapy and neuroscience (NIH)
September 19, 2019
Research builds on the Sound Health Initiative, an NIH-Kennedy Center partnership in association with the National Endowment for the Arts.
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health at 20
September 13, 2019
Go here to learn more about the “NCCIH at 20” symposium on Monday, September 23, which will examine accomplishments and progress in complementary and integrative health research – past, present, and future.