NCCIH blogs about research developments related to complementary health practices. Check in regularly to keep up with the latest findings.
Grant Funding Available for Behavioral Interventions for Prevention of Opioid Use Disorder and as an Adjunct to Medication-Assisted Treatment
November 30, 2017
Robin Elizabeth Boineau, M.D., M.A.
In this research blog, Drs. Robin Boineau (NCCIH) and Kimberly Johnson (SAMHSA) discuss a new funding initiative to examine the impact of behavioral interventions for opioid addiction within the context of states’ plans for use of Opioid STR grant funds.
The NIH Collaboratory Launches a New Resource on Methods and Best Practices for Pragmatic Clinical Trials
November 3, 2017
Catherine Meyers, M.D.
In this blog post, Dr. Catherine Meyers discusses The Living Textbook, a researcher-friendly compendium of information for designing, planning, and implementing pragmatic clinical trials.
Federal Strategies To Address Opioid Epidemic Among Talks To Be Streamed at Oct. 6 Advisory Council Meeting
October 4, 2017
Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.
NCCIH's National Advisory Council to meet Friday, October 6, 2017; agenda includes panel titled "The National Pain Strategy and Federal Pain Research Strategy―Response to the Prescription Opioid Epidemic."
September 21, 2017
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.
I am proud to announce NIH’s newest interagency research initiative on pain management in military service members and veterans.
September 20, 2017
Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
If you are planning to submit a grant application that includes human subjects to NCCIH this fall, we want to help you select the best funding opportunity announcement (FOA) to use.
August 2, 2017
Eve Reider, Ph.D.
In this blog post, Dr. Eve Reider discusses an NIH FOA that focuses on linking data from health care system records to mortality data to obtain a more accurate understanding of risk factors related to suicide.
July 13, 2017
Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.
NIH's Loan Repayment Programs can help some early-stage researchers repay their student loan debt. This blog post explains how NCCIH participates in the programs.