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.
In this blog post, Dr. Wen Chen discusses the need for mechanistic research in clinical studies.
NCCIH Priorities and Funding Opportunities for Clinical Research: Designs To Match the Stage of Research—an NCCIH Session at the ICIMHApril 25, 2016
Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
In this blog post, Dr. Wendy Weber talks about an upcoming session at the International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health (ICIMH) that deals with what NCCIH is looking for in clinical research applications.
John S. Williamson, Ph.D.
In this blog post, Dr. John Williamson of NCCIH's Division of Extramural Research talks about two projects that have received NCCIH funding via SBIR grants.
Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.
Dr. Lanay Mudd previews a session that will be held at the ICIMH conference in May. The topic is selecting appropriate comparators in studies of meditative movement interventions such as tai chi, qi gong, and yoga.
Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.
In this blog post, Dr. Emmeline Edwards previews the sessions that NCCIH will offer at the International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health in May 2016.
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.
NCCIH solicits opinions on its 2016-2021 draft Strategic Plan.
David Shurtleff, Ph.D.
This blog post announces the upcoming NIH event: "Marijuana and Cannabinoids: A Neuroscience Research Summit” to be held March 22-23, 2016.
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.