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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.

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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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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Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

New Priorities for Nonpharmacologic Management of Pain

June 7, 2016

Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Partap Khalsa talks about NCCIH's priorities for pain research, such as managing chronic pain via non-drug means.

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NCCIH’s New Strategic Plan: Exploring the Science of Complementary and Integrative Health

June 3, 2016

Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.

NCCIH Director Dr. Josephine Briggs announces and outlines the Center's 2016 Strategic Plan.

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Catherine Meyers, M.D.

Coming Together To Explore Ethical and Regulatory Issues of Pragmatic Clinical Trials

June 1, 2016

Catherine Meyers, M.D.

Dr. Catherine Meyers, Director of the NCCIH Office of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs, discusses the NIH emphasis on ethical and regulatory issues related to clinical trials.

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Communicating Research Results to the Public Using Traditional and Social Media

May 16, 2016

Irene Liu, M.P.H.

In her blog post, NCCIH Public Liaison Officer Irene Liu addresses ways scientists can enhance public understanding of science and research.

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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

Funding Your Research: Going Beyond the Standard NIH R01

May 13, 2016

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Emmeline Edwards offers advice on NIH funding opportunities and mechanisms, and discusses the NCCIH-sponsored session on funding opportunities at the upcoming 2016 ICIMH meeting.

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Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

Can Complementary and Integrative Approaches for Pain Management Engage Brain Circuitry of Endogenous Pain Modulation?

May 10, 2016

Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Partap Khalsa discusses NCCIH priorities for pain research and highlights promising avenues of investigation.

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