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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.

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

The Importance of Epidemiology to NCCIH

December 4, 2018

Richard L. Nahin, Ph.D., M.P.H.

In this blog post, Dr. Richard Nahin, lead epidemiologist at NCCIH, discusses the importance of studying trends in populations and how that relates to complementary and integrative practices, as well as the study of chronic pain.

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David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

One-Day Workshop To Focus on Cannabinoid Research

November 30, 2018

David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

In this blog post, NCCIH Deputy Director Dr. David Shurtleff discusses an upcoming NCCIH-sponsored workshop on cannabinoid research on December 8, 2018.

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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

New Report Reflects NCCIH Research Interest in Emotional Well-being

October 17, 2018

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Emmeline Edwards discusses an NIH/NCCIH research initiative to advance the study of emotional well-being.

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

Last Call: Opportunity to Provide Input to NIH for Back Pain Consortium Research Program by October 18, 2018

October 15, 2018

Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Given our Center’s longstanding interests in funding rigorous research of complementary and integrative health approaches for pain, we are enthusiastic about a potential new translational research initiative that will address the need for effective and personalized therapies for chronic low back pain – the NIH Back Pai

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

Interaction with Evidence-based Guidelines a Featured Topic in October 5th Advisory Council Meeting

September 24, 2018

Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Partap Khalsa highlights key presentations and concepts to be discussed at the October 5, 2019 meeting of the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health.

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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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