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D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

New Funding Opportunities for Natural Product Drug Interaction Research: Preapplication Webinars on October 3

September 25, 2019

D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

In this blog post, NCCIH's Dr, Craig Hopp calls attention to two new requests for applications (RFAs) related to natural products research.
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D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

Focusing on Nature for New Sources of Analgesic Compounds

July 1, 2019

D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

NCCIH co-sponsored a recent workshop that united two of its research priorities: natural products and pain. Learn more here.
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David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

Workshop Summary Outlines Current Landscape and Future Prospects for Cannabis Research

May 10, 2019

David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

NCCIH Deputy Director Dr. David Shurtleff discusses a recent NCCIH-sponsored symposium on cannabinoid research in this blog post.
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D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

Upcoming Technical Assistance Webinars for the Centers for Advancing Research on Botanicals and Other Natural Products (CARBON) Program

February 4, 2019

D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

New funding opportunity announcements present opportunities for new research related to botanicals and natural products. Find out more here.
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D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

Two-Day Workshop to Focus on Strengthening Natural Products Research

August 17, 2018

D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Craig Hopp addresses an upcoming natural products clinical trials workshop scheduled for September 13-14 at NIH in Bethesda, Md.
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D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

Showcasing Cutting-Edge Research on Natural Products

June 7, 2017

D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Craig Hopp discusses NCCIH's focus on natural products research.
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David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

Collaborating to Support Research on a Promising Smoking Cessation Treatment

May 24, 2017

David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

Dr. David Shurtleff discusses NCCIH's support of research on cytisine, a natural product for smoking cessation.
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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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Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Building a Foundation for Clinical Trials of Natural Products

September 27, 2016

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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Richard L. Nahin, Ph.D., M.P.H.

New Review Offers Providers and Researchers Evidence-Based Information on Complementary Health Approaches for Pain

September 1, 2016

Richard L. Nahin, Ph.D., M.P.H.

In this blog post, NCCIH's Richard Nahin discusses his research study on complementary health approaches for pain management in the U.S. and presents two videos by Partap Khalsa and Wendy Weber.
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David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

NIH Scientific Summit on Marijuana and Cannabinoids Begins March 22

March 18, 2016

David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

This blog post announces the upcoming NIH event: "Marijuana and Cannabinoids: A Neuroscience Research Summit” to be held March 22-23, 2016.
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Fraser’s Dyer Lecture Explores Probiotics and the Human Gut

January 22, 2016

Linda Duffy, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Claire Fraser's NIH lecture on the functional dynamics of the gut microbiome in health and disease is now available online. In her talk, Dr. Fraser focused on the intriguing possibility that the gut microbiota may play an important role in response to vaccines and susceptibility to enteric pathogens.
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D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

Network Pharmacology and Natural Products Webinar

November 16, 2015

D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

NCCIH will hold a webinar on network pharmacology and natural products on Wednesday, December 2, 2015.
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Approach Dietary Supplements with Caution

October 16, 2015

John S. Williamson, Ph.D.

A recent NEJM study points to safety issues with dietary supplements.
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D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

A Nobel for Natural Product Discoveries

October 7, 2015

D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

Natural products researchers receive 2015 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology.
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D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

New Center To Provide Leadership on Natural Product-Drug Interactions

September 14, 2015

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.
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Natural Products As Potential Weapons Against Lethal Viruses

September 2, 2015

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.
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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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