Past Blog Posts
John S. Williamson, Ph.D.
In this blog post, Dr. John S. Williamson congratulates NCCIH grantee Dr. Christina Smolke and her colleagues for engineering a yeast strain capable of synthesizing opioids.
Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.
In this blog post, Dr. Emmeline Edwards, Director of NCCIH's Division of Extramural Research, discusses new funding opportunities that focus on broad potential therapeutic and non-therapeutic uses of non-invasive neuromodulation devices for the central nervous system.
Shelley Headley, Chief Grants Management Officer in the NCCIH Office of Grants Management, shares information about grants administration.
Linda Duffy, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Dale Birkle Dreer, Ph.D.
SROs are scientists, most are former faculty members and NIH grantees, who manage the first level of peer review, commonly known as the study section. SROs are the people who take the first thorough look at your application, determine the expertise required for the review, recruit the external scientists to match that expertise, manage the study section meeting where the applications are discussed and scored, and prepare the summary statement for your application.
Ashlee Tipton, Ph.D.
In this blog post, NCCIH scientist Ashlee Tipton discusses compiling a list of natural product libraries on the NCCIH website.
New Funding Initiatives on “Phased Innovation Award for Mechanistic Studies to Optimize Mind and Body Interventions”October 16, 2015
Wen Chen, Ph.D.
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.