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Past Blog Posts

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

A Crescendo of Interest and Research in Music and Health

May 18, 2017

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

In this blog post, NCCIH Director of Extramural Research Dr. Emmeline Edwards discusses NIH/NCCIH funding opportunities in music and art therapies.
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Wen G. Chen, Ph.D.

NCCIH Reissues Funding Initiatives for Phased Awards of Mechanistic Studies To Optimize Mind and Body Interventions

May 8, 2017

Wen Chen, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Wen Chen discusses two Program Announcements (PARs) that direct research attention toward investigating the mechanisms by which mind and body interventions might work, as well as strategies to optimize these interventions.
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Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Finding Funding for the Building Blocks of Natural Product Clinical Trials

May 4, 2017

Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H

Find out more about a new series of funding opportunity announcements for investigator-initiated clinical trials, and register for this May 9 webinar: New NCCIH Funding Opportunities for Natural Products Clinical Trials.
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Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

Uses and Misuses of Pilot Studies

April 20, 2017

Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Lanay Mudd discusses the purpose of pilot studies and points to NCCIH's new "Framework for Developing and Testing Mind and Body Interventions."
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Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Show Me the Money! Finding Funding to Study the Clinical Effects of Mind and Body Interventions

April 19, 2017

Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H

Perspectives from Wendy Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H. on research results, controversies, and funding opportunities in complementary and integrative health.
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Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

NCCIH Hosts Three Informational Webinars for New Clinical Trial Funding Opportunities

April 12, 2017

Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H

NCCIH to host informational webinars in April and May, 2017, on clinical trial applications via new funding opportunities.
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Robin Elizabeth Boineau, M.D., M.A.

The NIH Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory – New Funding Opportunities for Health Systems Researchers

April 12, 2017

Robin Elizabeth Boineau, M.D., M.A.

The NIH Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory is an NIH Common Fund program.
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NCCIH’s New Approach to Clinical Trials

April 10, 2017

Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.

In this blog post, NCCIH Director Dr. Josephine Briggs discusses new pathways for clinical trial funding.
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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

Staff Changes in the Division of Extramural Research

April 5, 2017

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Emmeline Edwards announces new NCCIH roles for Drs. Craig Hopp and Wen Chen.
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David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

Transitions in the Division of Extramural Activities

April 3, 2017

David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

In this blog post, NCCIH Deputy Director Dr. David Shurtleff commends Dr. Martin Goldrosen, who is retiring, and Dr. Partap Khalsa, who has been appointed Director of the NCCIH Division of Extramural Activities.
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