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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

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.

Show Me the Money! Finding Funding to Study the Clinical Effects of Mind and Body Interventions

April 19, 2017

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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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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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

Staff Changes in the Division of Extramural Research

April 5, 2017

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Emmeline Edwards announces new NCCIH roles for Drs. Craig Hopp and Wen Chen.
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David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

Transitions in the Division of Extramural Activities

April 3, 2017

David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

In this blog post, NCCIH Deputy Director Dr. David Shurtleff commends Dr. Martin Goldrosen, who is retiring, and Dr. Partap Khalsa, who has been appointed Director of the NCCIH Division of Extramural Activities.
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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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NCCIH's Spring Events on Integrative Health Care and U.S. Military Personnel, Veterans, and Families

March 23, 2017

NCCIH Research Blog Team

For the past several years, NCCIH has been working to advance research on complementary and integrative health approaches for managing pain and other symptoms in U.S. military personnel and veterans. This spring, as part of our commitment to expanding research and resources on health issues that affect our military, we
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New ACP Clinical Practice Guidelines on Nonpharmacologic Treatment for Low-Back Pain

March 2, 2017

Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.

Perspectives from Josephine P. Briggs, M.D. on research results, controversies, and funding opportunities in complementary and integrative health.
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