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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.

D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

NCCIH Grantee Dr. Wenjun Zhang Honored With Presidential Early Career Award

July 15, 2019

D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

NCCIH grantee Wenjun Zhang, Ph.D., from University of California, Berkeley, receives 2019 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

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Dr. Helene M. Langevin ("Helene Langevin")

Requesting Input for an Open-Access Repository or Database for Physiological and Anatomical Ontology of Acupoints

July 8, 2019

Helene M. Langevin, M.D.

In this blog post, NCCIH Director Dr. Helene M. Langevin addresses the need for consensus on anatomical and physiological data associated with acupoints in acupuncture research.

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

New Job Openings at NCCIH To Support the HEAL Initiative

July 3, 2019

Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

In this blog post, Dr. Wendy Weber describes two open positions at NCCIH that are part of a trans-NIH effort to accelerate scientific solutions to stem the national opioid crisis.

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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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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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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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Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

June 7th Advisory Council Meeting To Highlight High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program

May 7, 2019

Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

Upcoming National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health (NACCIH) meeting on Friday, June 7, 2019. Hear about our activities, policies, and funding priorities.

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Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

Which Mentored K Award Mechanism Is Right For Me?

April 24, 2019

Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Lanay Mudd discusses different Career Development Mechanisms, or K awards, and selecting the right funding opportunity announcement (FOA) to fit your science.

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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

NCCIH Activities at the 2019 American Pain Society (APS) Scientific Meeting

March 18, 2019

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

In this blog post Dr. Emmeline Edwards discusses planned NCCIH activities around the 2019 American Pain Society Scientific Meeting In Milwaukee, WI between April 3 & April 6, 2019.

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Tags: Meetings, Pain

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NCCIH Lecture Series Will Explore Gut Microbiome

March 5, 2019

NCCIH Research Blog Team

This blog post announces NCCIH's Integrative Medicine Research Lecture Series. Dr. Sean Brady kicks it off on March 14, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. with a talk on “Microbes in Our Gut: Emerging Insights on Health and Disease” on the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD. Other speakers follow May 9 and June 10.

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Tags: Lectures