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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

NCCIH Announces Participation in Diversity Focused Training Program: Maximizing Opportunities for Scientific and Academic Independent Careers (MOSAIC)

August 4, 2020

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

NCCIH is committed to supporting research training and career development programs and increase the number, quality and diversity of scientists trained to conduct rigorous complementary and integrative health research.
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Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

What is a Notice of Special Interest (NOSI)?

July 28, 2020

Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

NIH advertises availability of its grant support through funding opportunity announcements (FOAs), of which a NOSI is one type.
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Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

New Funding Opportunity for Remotely Delivered Complementary and Integrative Health Interventions

June 26, 2020

Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

Remotely delivered and mobile health (mHealth) interventions may use mail, email, telephone, mobile apps, video, web-based platforms, wearable devices, and other modern technologies.
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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

New NIH High-Risk, High-Reward Funding Opportunities on SARS-CoV-2

June 11, 2020

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

NIH funding opportunities for SARS-CoV-2 research
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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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David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

Webinar To Assist Applicants for Grants To Study Specific Cannabis Components

February 14, 2019

David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

Interested in an NCCIH grant opportunity to identify and develop novel strategies -- like cannabinoids -- to treat acute and chronic pain? Read this blog post and learn more here.
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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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Wen G. Chen, Ph.D.

New Funding Available for Basic and Mechanistic Research on Pain and Complementary Approaches: Explore NIH HEAL Opportunities

January 23, 2019

Wen Chen, Ph.D.

Interested in pursuing pain treatment research with grants from the NIH HEAL Initiative? Read more about basic and mechanistic research funding opportunities here.
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Dave Clark, Dr.P.H.

HEAL Initiative Funding Opportunities for Behavioral Research

January 7, 2019

Dave Clark, Dr.P.H.

In this blog post, NCCIH's Dr. Dave Clark describes several HEAL ((Helping to End Addiction Long-termSM) funding opportunities.
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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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Robin Elizabeth Boineau, M.D., M.A.

New Grants To Study Behavioral Interventions for Opioid Addiction and Recovery

September 20, 2018

Robin Elizabeth Boineau, M.D., M.A.

In this blog post, Dr. Robin Boineau discusses six NCCIH-administered awards to study innovative behavioral health approaches to enhance adherence to medications treating opioid use disorder (OUD).
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Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

New Research Career Development Funding Opportunity for Complementary and Integrative Health Clinician-Scientists

September 18, 2018

Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

In this research blog, Dr. Lanay Mudd discusses career development pathways for clinician-scientists and a new career development funding opportunity in partnership with the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS).
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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

A Note on NCCIH Activities Related to Music, Health, and Child Development

September 6, 2018

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

In this research blog, Dr. Emmeline Edwards discusses an upcoming FOA that promotes research on music and health.
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Merav Sabri, Ph.D.

NCCIH's SBIR/STTR Programs: Funding Small Business Research and Development

February 20, 2018

Merav Sabri, Ph.D.

In this blog post Dr. Merav Sabri discusses funding opportunities for small businesses -- the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.
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D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

Funding Opportunity for Research on Biological Signatures of Gut-Derived Metabolites

January 10, 2018

D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

Did our parents have the right idea when they told us to eat more fruits and vegetables? Maybe so! Evidence has begun to build that the foods we eat (including the natural compounds in fruits and veggies), the flora in our digestive systems, and our basic biological functions all intersect to influence our overall heal
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Robin Elizabeth Boineau, M.D., M.A.

Grant Funding Available for Behavioral Interventions for Prevention of Opioid Use Disorder and as an Adjunct to Medication-Assisted Treatment

November 30, 2017

Robin Elizabeth Boineau, M.D., M.A.

In this research blog, Drs. Robin Boineau (NCCIH) and Kimberly Johnson (SAMHSA) discuss a new funding initiative to examine the impact of behavioral interventions for opioid addiction within the context of states’ plans for use of Opioid STR grant funds.
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NIH Funding for Research on Suicide Predictors and Prevention

August 2, 2017

Eve Reider, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Eve Reider discusses an NIH FOA that focuses on linking data from health care system records to mortality data to obtain a more accurate understanding of risk factors related to suicide.
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Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

Tips from NCCIH’s Office of Scientific Review for Responding to the New Clinical Trial Funding Announcements

May 30, 2017

Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Martina Schmidt, Chief of the NCCIH Office of Scientific Review, discusses required elements for new funding opportunity announcements (FOAs).
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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

A Crescendo of Interest and Research in Music and Health

May 18, 2017

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

In this blog post, NCCIH Director of Extramural Research Dr. Emmeline Edwards discusses NIH/NCCIH funding opportunities in music and art therapies.
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Wen G. Chen, Ph.D.

NCCIH Reissues Funding Initiatives for Phased Awards of Mechanistic Studies To Optimize Mind and Body Interventions

May 8, 2017

Wen Chen, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Wen Chen discusses two Program Announcements (PARs) that direct research attention toward investigating the mechanisms by which mind and body interventions might work, as well as strategies to optimize these interventions.
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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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Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

Uses and Misuses of Pilot Studies

April 20, 2017

Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Lanay Mudd discusses the purpose of pilot studies and points to NCCIH's new "Framework for Developing and Testing Mind and Body Interventions."
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Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

NCCIH Hosts Three Informational Webinars for New Clinical Trial Funding Opportunities

April 12, 2017

Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H

NCCIH to host informational webinars in April and May, 2017, on clinical trial applications via new funding opportunities.
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Robin Elizabeth Boineau, M.D., M.A.

The NIH Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory – New Funding Opportunities for Health Systems Researchers

April 12, 2017

Robin Elizabeth Boineau, M.D., M.A.

The NIH Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory is an NIH Common Fund program.
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NCCIH’s New Approach to Clinical Trials

April 10, 2017

Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.

In this blog post, NCCIH Director Dr. Josephine Briggs discusses new pathways for clinical trial funding.
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Using Clinical Practice Guidelines as a Starting Point to Direct Research Work

March 28, 2017

Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.

In this blog post. NCCIH Director Dr. Josephine Briggs discusses NCCIH partnerships to research military/veteran health and how clinical practice guidelines affect research.
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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

NCCIH to Address the NIH Notice Requiring Clinical Trial-Specific Funding Opportunity Announcements

February 17, 2017

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

NIH outlines changes in how it accepts clinical trial applications & NCCIH moves forward with plans to develop Center-specific clinical trials initiatives.
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Partnering on Pain Research: NIH, DoD, and VA Announce Pain Management Collaboratory Funding Initiative

January 4, 2017

Eve Reider, Ph.D.

NIH, DoD, VA join forces to explore nonpharmacologic approaches to complement current strategies for pain management.
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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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David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

New Funding Opportunity for Centers of Excellence

August 8, 2016

David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

In this blog post, NCCIH Deputy Director Dr. David Shurtleff discusses the new Center of Excellence for Research on Complementary and Integrative Health (CERCIH) program to promote synergistic research.
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Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

New Funding Opportunity for Advancing Resilience Research

June 30, 2016

Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

NIH seeks research applications on the mechanisms and processes of resilience.
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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

Funding Your Research: Going Beyond the Standard NIH R01

May 13, 2016

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Emmeline Edwards offers advice on NIH funding opportunities and mechanisms, and discusses the NCCIH-sponsored session on funding opportunities at the upcoming 2016 ICIMH meeting.
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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

New Brain Initiative Funding Opportunities for Non-Invasive Neuromodulation Research

December 16, 2015

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.
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Wen G. Chen, Ph.D.

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.
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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

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

March 12, 2015

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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