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

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

Nutrition Research and Intramural Program Featured at Advisory Council Meeting

September 22, 2021

Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

Nutrition research at the NIH and the annual report on the NCCIH ntramural research program were among the highlights of the September 10 meeting of our advisory council.
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D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

Finding Answers to Questions About Drug-Herb Interactions

September 2, 2021

D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

NCCIH supports research to provide rigorous data to help consumers and health care providers make informed decisions about using drugs and herbs together. Learn more in this blog post.
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Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

What Does the End of the Fiscal Year Mean for Applicants and Grantees?

August 27, 2021

Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

The end of the fiscal year at NCCIH, National Institutes of Health, often has implications for applicants and grantees, and Dr. Khalsa answers several related questions.
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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

How To Measure Well-Being: Summary of Joint VA-NCCIH Forum on Enhancing Well-Being Measurement

August 19, 2021

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

Learn about a recent meeting held to discuss potential strategies to improve measurement of holistic well-being outcomes in research, clinical care, and population health promotion.
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D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

Navigating FDA Regulatory Requirements for Clinical Trials on Natural Products

August 10, 2021

D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

If you’re planning to submit a grant application for a clinical trial involving a natural product, check out our new Natural Products Clinical Trials Resource.
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NCCIH Administrative Supplements for Scholars Pursuing Complementary Health Research Career Development

August 5, 2021

NCCIH Research Blog Team

In this video, Lanay Mudd, Ph.D., discusses the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) KL2 Administrative Supplement Program, which will support the clinician-scientist pathway, particularly for individuals with clinical doctoral degrees in complementary and integrative health practices.
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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

Join Us August 25 for Our Final Workshop on Music-Based Interventions for Brain Disorders of Aging

July 26, 2021

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research. We welcome you to register for the third and final research workshop to be held on August 25, from 1 to 5 p.m. ET.
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Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Mind and Body Clinical Research: Updated Funding Opportunities Available

July 21, 2021

Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

NCCIH announces updated funding opportunity announcements to support research on mind and body interventions
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Interview With NCCIH Scientific Review Officer Patrick Still, Ph.D.

July 8, 2021

NCCIH Research Blog Team

The NCCIH Research Blog team sat down with Patrick Still, Ph.D., to talk about his role as a scientific review officer (SRO) at NCCIH and how this position supports the mission of NIH.
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Inna Belfer, M.D., Ph.D.

Trans-NIH Workshop in July on Pain Management in Sickle Cell Disease

June 22, 2021

Inna Belfer, M.D., Ph.D.

NCCIH and NHLBI will co-lead a virtual, trans-NIH workshop on July 21-22, 2021, “Approaches to Effective Therapeutic Management of Pain for People with Sickle Cell Disease,” with other NIH collaborators.
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