NCCIH blogs about research developments related to complementary health practices. Check in regularly to keep up with the latest findings.
Past Blog Posts
Wen Chen, Ph.D.
NCCIH Research Blog Team
At the council’s February 5, 2016, meeting, Dr. Martin Blaser spoke on “Perturbing the Early Life Microbiome and Its Consequences.”
Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.
In this blog post, Dr. Partap Khalsa reports on the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health Working Group on Clinician-Scientist Workforce Development.
Linda Duffy, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Dr. Claire Fraser's NIH lecture on the functional dynamics of the gut microbiome in health and disease is now available online. In her talk, Dr. Fraser focused on the intriguing possibility that the gut microbiota may play an important role in response to vaccines and susceptibility to enteric pathogens.
Dale Birkle Dreer, Ph.D.
In this blog post, Dr. Dale Birkle Dreer, chief of NCCIH's Office of Scientific Review, discusses updates to policies, forms, and instructions for grant applications in 2016.
John S. Williamson, Ph.D.
In this blog post, Dr. John S. Williamson congratulates NCCIH grantee Dr. Christina Smolke and her colleagues for engineering a yeast strain capable of synthesizing opioids.
Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.
In this blog post, Dr. Emmeline Edwards, Director of NCCIH's Division of Extramural Research, discusses new funding opportunities that focus on broad potential therapeutic and non-therapeutic uses of non-invasive neuromodulation devices for the central nervous system.
Shelley Headley, Chief Grants Management Officer in the NCCIH Office of Grants Management, shares information about grants administration.