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NCCIH Research Blog

NCCIH blogs about research developments related to complementary health practices. Check in regularly to keep up with the latest findings.

Past Blog Posts

Wen G. Chen, Ph.D.

One-Day Chronic Pain Symposium in Boston To Feature Researchers and Patients

July 11, 2018

Wen Chen, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr, Wen Chen calls attention to a chronic pain symposium organized by the NCCIH Pain Working Group that precedes the 2018 World Congress on Pain.
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Yisong Wang, Ph.D.

NCCIH Grantees: Using Administrative Supplements To Fund Additional Research on Pain or Opioid Use Disorder

June 29, 2018

Yisong Wang, Ph.D.

Think of administrative supplements when you're thinking of how to fund research projects.
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Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

To K or Not To K?

June 27, 2018

Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

Applying for a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Career Development Award (or K award)? Read this for more information.
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Catherine Meyers, M.D.

NIH Collaboratory Workshop Discusses Strategies for Future Pragmatic Clinical Trials

June 6, 2018

Catherine Meyers, M.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Catherine Meyers discusses a recent workshop on embedded pragmatic clinical trials (PCTs) of therapeutic A vs. B interventions and how they may help bridge the gap between evidence, practice, and policy.
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Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Job Opening at NCCIH for a Behavioral Science Researcher

May 31, 2018

Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

In this blog post, Dr. Wendy Weber, of NCCIH's Division of Extramural Research, welcomes researchers to apply for a career in health science administration.
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Next Steps for Research on Probiotics and Microbial-Host Keystone Organisms

May 7, 2018

Linda Duffy, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Could discoveries about probiotics and the microbiome eventually help us to eat healthier, live longer, and even eliminate some chronic diseases?
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Merav Sabri, Ph.D.

Neural Mechanisms of Manual Therapies for Chronic Pain

May 7, 2018

Merav Sabri, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Merav Sabri, of NCCIH's Division of Extramural Research, discusses the scientific basis for manual therapies and their use in treating chronic pain conditions, and also addresses an NCCIH-sponsored symposium about this at ICIMH on May 11, 2018.
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Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Targeting and Developing Your Clinical Research Proposal

May 4, 2018

Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Apply for an NCCIH grant for research involving human participants? If you're attending the ICIMH meeting, plan to attend this Pre-Congress Workshop: “Honing Your Clinical Research Proposal for NIH and NCCIH Funding Opportunities” (on Tuesday, May 8, at 2 p.m.).
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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

Symposium To Explore Science of Music, the Brain, and Health

April 30, 2018

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Emmeline Edwards, Director of the Division of Extramural Research at NCCIH, discusses a new partnership between our Center, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to research the impact of music on health.
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