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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.

David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

New Funding Opportunity for Centers of Excellence

August 8, 2016

David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

In this blog post, NCCIH Deputy Director Dr. David Shurtleff discusses the new Center of Excellence for Research on Complementary and Integrative Health (CERCIH) program to promote synergistic research.

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Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

Working on a Grant Application This Summer?

July 28, 2016

Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

Planning to submit a grant application? These tips from Dr. Martina Schmidt, Chief of NCCIH's Office of Scientific Review, should help.

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Catherine Meyers, M.D.

Single IRB Policy Will Streamline Multi-Site Clinical Research

July 25, 2016

Catherine Meyers, M.D.

A new NIH policy establishes the expectation that a single IRB of record will be used in the ethical review for NIH-funded multi-site, non-exempt human subjects research protocols.

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Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

New Funding Opportunity for Advancing Resilience Research

June 30, 2016

Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

NIH seeks research applications on the mechanisms and processes of resilience.

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Enhancing Scientific Literacy and the Understanding of Clinical Research

June 23, 2016

Shawn Stout

This blog post highlights NCCIH's desire to develop materials and partnerships to increase understanding by consumers of biomedical research and more informed, evidence-based decisions about their health.

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Job Opportunity: Program Director for Research on the Gut Microbiome and Its Implications for Health

June 21, 2016

John S. Williamson, Ph.D.

Join NCCIH's Division of Extramural Research as a Program Director to drive investigations to better understand the human microbiome.

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Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

New Focus on Innovative Clinical Trial Designs

June 21, 2016

Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

One of NCCIH's top scientific priorities involves assessing complementary health approaches via clinical trials that use innovative study designs.

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Can Complementary and Integrative Health Approaches Improve Health Across the Lifespan?

June 16, 2016

Eve Reider, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Eve Reider discusses NCCIH initiatives that may help determine if and how complementary and integrative health approaches may contribute to disease prevention and health promotion across the lifespan.

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Wen G. Chen, Ph.D.

What Can We Learn by Studying Neurobiological Effects and Mechanisms?

June 9, 2016

Wen Chen, Ph.D.

In this blog report, Dr. Wen Chen talks about NCCIH objectives for research on neurobiological effects and mechanisms.

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