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Catherine Meyers, M.D.

Request for Input on NIH Draft Policy for Data Management and Sharing

December 18, 2019

Catherine Meyers, M.D.

NIH is seeking input on its Draft Policy for Data Management and Sharing. Dr. Catherine Meyers gives details in this blog post.
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Merav Sabri, Ph.D.

Changes to SBIR-STTR Programs Are Here

June 28, 2019

Merav Sabri, Ph.D.

Learn about changes to the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.
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Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

How Do New NIH Human Subjects Policies Impact Training and Career Development Awards?

March 6, 2018

Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Lanay Mudd describes NIH initiatives designed to enhance the accountability and transparency of clinical research.
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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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Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

​​​​​​​How To Select the Right FOA for Fall 2017 Human Subjects Grant Applications

September 20, 2017

Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H

If you are planning to submit a grant application that includes human subjects to NCCIH this fall, we want to help you select the best funding opportunity announcement (FOA) to use.
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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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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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Catherine Meyers, M.D.

NCCIH Issues New Policy on Clinical Study Accrual and Retention

February 6, 2017

Catherine Meyers, M.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Catherine Meyers discusses the NCCIH policy on study accrual and retention, developed to enhance the Center's clinical research enterprise.
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Updated: Apply for NIH Loan Repayment Programs September 1 through December 1

August 19, 2016

Ashlee Tipton, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Ashlee Tipton discusses the NIH Loan Repayment Programs to help deal with student debt.
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Catherine Meyers, M.D.

Single IRB Policy Will Streamline Multi-Site Clinical Research

July 25, 2016

Catherine Meyers, M.D.

A new NIH policy establishes the expectation that a single IRB of record will be used in the ethical review for NIH-funded multi-site, non-exempt human subjects research protocols.
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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

Join NCCIH at the International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health

April 16, 2016

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Emmeline Edwards previews the sessions that NCCIH will offer at the International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health in May 2016.
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Take Notice of NIH Guide Notices for 2016 Grant Applications

January 14, 2016

Dale Birkle Dreer, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Dale Birkle Dreer, chief of NCCIH's Office of Scientific Review, discusses updates to policies, forms, and instructions for grant applications in 2016.
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Revised Grants Policy Statement Provides Key Guidance

December 11, 2015

Shelley Carow,

Shelley Carow, Chief Grants Management Officer in the NCCIH Office of Grants Management, shares information about grants administration.
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Interacting With Your Scientific Review Officer

November 5, 2015

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.
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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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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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