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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.

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

Building a Foundation for Clinical Trials of Natural Products

September 27, 2016

Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Perspectives from Wendy Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H. on research results, controversies, and funding opportunities in complementary and integrative health.

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Richard L. Nahin, Ph.D., M.P.H.

New Review Offers Providers and Researchers Evidence-Based Information on Complementary Health Approaches for Pain

September 1, 2016

Richard L. Nahin, Ph.D., M.P.H.

In this blog post, NCCIH's Richard Nahin discusses his research study on complementary health approaches for pain management in the U.S. and presents two videos by Partap Khalsa and Wendy Weber.

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Updated: Apply for NIH Loan Repayment Programs September 1 through December 1

August 19, 2016

Ashlee Tipton, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Ashlee Tipton discusses the NIH Loan Repayment Programs to help deal with student debt.

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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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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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