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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.

Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

Becoming an NCCIH Peer Reviewer, Part 2

January 31, 2023

Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

In my last blog post, I talked about the benefits of serving as a peer reviewer of grant applications for the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH). Today, I’d like to explain what serving on an NCCIH review panel is like.

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Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

Dr. Partap Khalsa Retires; January 20 Council Meeting Will Feature ECHO and All of Us Programs

January 11, 2023

Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

I welcome you to join us virtually on Friday, January 20, 2023, for the open session of the next meeting of NACCIH.

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Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

Ever Thought About Being an NCCIH Peer Reviewer? Part I

November 29, 2022

Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

Peer review of grant applications is a fundamental part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants process. It helps ensure that the science we support is of the highest quality and that applications are evaluated in a fair, unbiased way.

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Dr. Laura Stroud To Explore Research on Stress, Adversity, and Resilience in 2022 Straus Lecture

November 16, 2022

NCCIH Research Blog Team

Stress and adversity experienced during early development can exert a profound and persistent imprint on our physiology, brain, and health across the lifespan. Join us on December 13 to hear more about child, adolescent, and maternal mental health.

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An Invitation to Complementary and Integrative Health Researchers To Address Deprescribing of Benzodiazepines; Teaming Event on November 9, 2022

October 27, 2022

Pete Murray, Ph.D.

The US Deprescribing Network has an exciting new initiative for pilot studies of interventions that use complementary and integrative health approaches to support deprescribing of benzodiazepines.

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Debbie Chen

Finding Out About New Funding Opportunities!

October 13, 2022

Debbie Chen

In this blog post, Debbie Chen, chief grants management officer in the Office of Grants Management, shares how to find new NIH funding opportunities.

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D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

What You Need To Know About the New NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy

October 5, 2022

D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

The NIH Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Policy will go into effect starting with applications received on or after January 25, 2023. Learn more.

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Christine Moretto Wishnoff, M.P.H

NCCIH Clinical Research Toolbox: Forms, Templates, and Policies at Your Fingertips

September 19, 2022

Christine Moretto Wishnoff, M.P.H.

The Toolbox is a web-based information repository for investigators and staff involved in NCCIH-funded clinical research.

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Sekai Chideya-Chihota, M.D., M.P.H.

Funding Opportunities for Research on Sickle Cell Disease Pain—Technical Assistance Webinar on October 4

September 6, 2022

Sekai Chideya, M.D., M.P.H.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Helping to End Addiction Long-term® Initiative, or NIH HEAL Initiative®, has released two funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) to support large-scale clinical trials on sickle cell disease (SCD) pain management. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NC

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Beda Jean-Francois, Ph.D.

New Funding Opportunity for Research on Fostering Behavioral Health Among Children in School

September 1, 2022

Beda Jean-Francois, Ph.D.

The goal of this FOA is to improve the evidence base on school-based complementary and integrative health interventions to improve youth mental health.

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