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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

New Extramural Staff Bring Expertise, Experience

August 17, 2015

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

Five new scientists bring a broad range of expertise to NCCIH's Division of Extramural Research. Dr. Emmeline Edwards welcomes them in this blog post.
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New Analysis Adds to Understanding of Pain in America

August 11, 2015

Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.

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.
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Reduced Mortality Risks and Correlation vs. Causation

July 22, 2015

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.
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David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

Addressing Big Data Challenges for Life Science

July 7, 2015

David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

NCCIH's blog team interviews Dr. Pieter Dorrestein on the use of big data for natural products research.
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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

NCCIH Research Programs to be Featured at the 2015 American Pain Society Meeting

May 8, 2015

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

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.
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Looking for Input on Our Next Strategic Plan

April 14, 2015

Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.

In this blog post, NCCIH Director Dr. Josephine Briggs asks for input on research areas and topics to be included in the Center's next 5-year Strategic Plan.
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Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

The R34: An Opportunity for Critical Groundwork in Clinical Trials Research

March 24, 2015

Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H

In this blog post, NCCIH Branch Chief Dr. Wendy Weber describes the use of the R34 funding mechanism for early stages of clinical research on mind and body interventions.
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NCCIH Working Group Recommends Collaborative Pain Research in Military

February 11, 2015

Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.

In this blog post, NCCIH Director Dr. Josephine Briggs discusses a report from a working group of NCCIH's Advisory Council that recommends large-scale collaborative pain research to benefit military personnel and veterans.
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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

Closing the Gap: Research on the Impact of Creative Arts in Military Populations

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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

Dr. Emmeline Edwards, Director of NCCIH's Division of Extramural Research, discusses the recent Third National Summit: Advancing Research in the Arts for Health and Well-being Across the Military Continuum in this blog post.
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