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NCCIH Research Blog

NCCIH blogs about research developments related to complementary health practices. Check in regularly to keep up with the latest findings.

Lessening the Burden of Student Loans: Apply for NIH Student Loan Repayment September 1–November 17, 2022

July 21, 2022

NIH has created the NIH Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs), which will repay up to $100,000 of qualified student loan debt for a 2-year award. The goal of the NIH LRPs is to recruit and retain highly qualified health professionals in research careers by lessening the burden of student loans.

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Debbie Chen

Tips To Help You Navigate the Just-in-Time Process

July 18, 2022

Debbie Chen

The chief grants management officer at the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health introduces and provides suggestions on the the Just-in-Time process, in which some time-sensitive elements of an application may be submitted later in the application process.

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Elizabeth Ginexi, Ph.D.

Time-Sensitive Funding Opportunity for Prevention Research in Health Disparity Populations

July 14, 2022

Elizabeth Ginexi, Ph.D.

Dr. Ginexi shares an exciting funding opportunity that targets two key areas of research interest for the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH): prevention research and health disparities.

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Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

Upcoming Funding Opportunity To Support Virtual Resource Centers for Research Across Complementary and Integrative Health Institutions (REACH)

July 12, 2022

Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

Dr. Mudd shares a notice about an upcoming FOA to support virtual resource centers that will foster institutional partnerships and provide resources to support research activities and training for faculty who work at partnering U.S. domestic complementary and integrative health institutions.

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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

Updates on NCCIH’s Interest in Emotional Well-Being Research

June 21, 2022

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

Emotional well-being is strongly linked with many aspects of health across the lifespan. For example, high levels of emotional well-being are associated with a 20 percent decrease in the risk of death from all causes among healthy people.

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BRAIN Initiative Research Presented at International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health

June 17, 2022

Erin Burke Quinlan, Ph.D.

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health is one of 10 NIH Institutes and Centers participating in the BRAIN Initiative. A presentation about the Initiative took place at the International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health in May.

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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

High-Risk, High-Reward Program Offers Unique Opportunities for Innovative Research

June 7, 2022

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

If you have an idea for an innovative but risky research project within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) mission, I urge you to consider applying for one of the funding opportunities offered by the NIH High-Risk, High-Reward Research (HRHR) program.

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Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

How You Can Help Your Application Move Successfully Through Review: Part II

June 2, 2022

Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

Ideas for grant applicants on meeting requirements for applications that are administratively reviewed before entering the larger review process.

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Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

New Supplemental Funding Opportunities To Increase Diversity in the Scientific Research Workforce and To Promote Re-Entry and Re-Integration

May 23, 2022

Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

This blog post describes the unique features of these new supplemental funding opportunities.

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Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

NCCIH Supports Research Training for Complementary and Integrative Health Practitioners

May 20, 2022

Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

NCCIH provides opportunities for complementary and integrative health clinician-scientists to advance their careers.

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