NCCIH Research Blog

Past Blog Posts

Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Mind and Body Clinical Research: Updated Funding Opportunities Available

July 21, 2021

Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

NCCIH announces updated funding opportunity announcements to support research on mind and body interventions
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Interview With NCCIH Scientific Review Officer Patrick Still, Ph.D.

July 8, 2021

NCCIH Research Blog Team

The NCCIH Research Blog team sat down with Patrick Still, Ph.D., to talk about his role as a scientific review officer (SRO) at NCCIH and how this position supports the mission of NIH.
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Inna Belfer, M.D., Ph.D.

Trans-NIH Workshop in July on Pain Management in Sickle Cell Disease

June 22, 2021

Inna Belfer, M.D., Ph.D.

NCCIH and NHLBI will co-lead a virtual, trans-NIH workshop on July 21-22, 2021, “Approaches to Effective Therapeutic Management of Pain for People with Sickle Cell Disease,” with other NIH collaborators.
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Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

Tips on Applicant and Grantee Policies in Relation to COVID-19

June 1, 2021

Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

The Office of Scientific Review, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, offers tips and resources to its funded investigators and to potential applicants to help them continue research or submit an application during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

NCCIH Champions Pathways To Advance the Science of Minority Health and Health Disparities

May 25, 2021

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

I am so pleased at the progress the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) is making in championing steady pathways to advance the science of minority health and health disparities, and promote health equity
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Helene Langevin, M.D.

NCCIH Strategic Plan FY 2021–2025: Mapping a Pathway to Research on Whole Person Health

May 14, 2021

Helene Langevin, M.D.

We just released our new strategic plan, “NCCIH Strategic Plan FY 2021–2025: Mapping a Pathway to Research on Whole Person Health.”
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Heapy To Lecture June 8 on Tech-Based Treatment for Chronic Pain

May 11, 2021

NCCIH Research Blog Team

On Tuesday, June 8 from noon to 1 p.m. ET, Alicia Heapy, Ph.D., will present “Cooperative Pain Education and Self-Management (COPES): A Technology-Assisted Intervention for Pain.” Dr. Heapy is associate professor of psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine.
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Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

New Strategic Plan and Environmental Health Among Features of May Council Meeting

April 28, 2021

Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

A preview is provided of the May 14, 2021 meeting of the the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health (NACCIH).
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Merav Sabri, Ph.D.

Neural Mechanisms of Force-Based Manipulations Is a High Priority for NCCIH

April 26, 2021

Merav Sabri, Ph.D.

I am delighted to share with you a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for Neural Mechanisms of Force-Based Manipulations: High Priority Research Networks (U24 Clinical Trial Optional).
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Richard L. Nahin, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Examining Pain Experiences and Care in Underserved Populations

April 23, 2021

Richard L. Nahin, Ph.D., M.P.H.

The work of the NCCIH epidemiology program includes studies analyzing pain disparities in U.S. population subgroups; five examples of recent papers are discussed.
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