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

HEAL Initiative Offers New Funding Options for Clinical Trial Research on Pain

December 21, 2018

Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Are you interested in taking advantage of the NIH HEAL Initiative funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) to conduct a clinical trial that evaluates pain treatment without a specific focus on opioid use disorder? The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) has several for you to consider dep
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Helene Langevin, M.D.

New NIH BACPAC Funding Opportunities for Research on Low-Back Pain

December 18, 2018

Helene Langevin, M.D.

In this blog post, NCCIH director Dr. Helene Langevin discusses funding opportunities offered by the NIH's Back Pain Research Consortium (NIH BACPAC), part of the NIH HEAL (Helping to End Addiction Long-term) Initiative.
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Helene Langevin, M.D.

All-Hands-on-Deck: NCCIH Needs You To Respond to the NIH HEAL Initiative

December 10, 2018

Helene Langevin, M.D.

In this blog post, NCCIH director Dr. Helene Langevin and deputy director Dr. David Shurtleff discuss the HEAL (Helping to End Addiction Long-Term) Initiative and NCCIH's participation in the project.
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Richard L. Nahin, Ph.D., M.P.H.

The Importance of Epidemiology to NCCIH

December 4, 2018

Richard L. Nahin, Ph.D., M.P.H.

In this blog post, Dr. Richard Nahin, lead epidemiologist at NCCIH, discusses the importance of studying trends in populations and how that relates to complementary and integrative practices, as well as the study of chronic pain.
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David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

One-Day Workshop To Focus on Cannabinoid Research

November 30, 2018

David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

In this blog post, NCCIH Deputy Director Dr. David Shurtleff discusses an upcoming NCCIH-sponsored workshop on cannabinoid research on December 8, 2018.
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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

New Report Reflects NCCIH Research Interest in Emotional Well-being

October 17, 2018

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Emmeline Edwards discusses an NIH/NCCIH research initiative to advance the study of emotional well-being.
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Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Last Call: Opportunity to Provide Input to NIH for Back Pain Consortium Research Program by October 18, 2018

October 15, 2018

Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Given our Center’s longstanding interests in funding rigorous research of complementary and integrative health approaches for pain, we are enthusiastic about a potential new translational research initiative that will address the need for effective and personalized therapies for chronic low back pain – the NIH Back Pai
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Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

Interaction with Evidence-based Guidelines a Featured Topic in October 5th Advisory Council Meeting

September 24, 2018

Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Partap Khalsa highlights key presentations and concepts to be discussed at the October 5, 2019 meeting of the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health.
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