Past Blog Posts
New Funding Initiatives on “Phased Innovation Award for Mechanistic Studies to Optimize Mind and Body Interventions”October 16, 2015
New RFAs represent NCCIH’s new funding mechanisms direct research attention toward investigating the mechanisms by which: 1) mind and body interventions might work, and 2) strategies to optimize these interventions.
Catherine Meyers, M.D.
Rigor in designing and performing biomedical research and the ability to reproduce the findings are top priorities at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). One aspect of planning and implementing clinical research that we often discuss with grantees and applicants is blinding. NCCIH offers resources to help you maximize the rigor of your study.
D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.
Dr. Craig Hopp announces NCCIH's grant for a new Center of Excellence for Natural Product Drug Interaction Research in this blog post.
John S. Williamson, Ph.D.
In this blog post. Dr. John Williamson describes intriguing cutting-edge research on the development of anti-HIV drugs from natural products.
In this blog post, NCCIH Director Dr. Josephine Briggs discusses new research findings that 11.2 percent of Americans experience chronic pain and 17.6 percent suffer from severe pain. NCCIH is leading efforts to find nondrug approaches for treating pain and related conditions.
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.
NCCIH Director Dr. Josephine Briggs discusses the difference between correlation and causation, as illustrated by a recent study on chamomile, in this blog post.
NCCIH priorities in pain research and cutting-edge pain management research will be presented at the upcoming 2015 American Pain Society (APS) meeting, as Dr. Emmeline Edwards explains in this blog post.