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NCCIH blogs about research developments related to complementary health practices. Check in regularly to keep up with the latest findings.

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April 25 Lecture To Explore Kratom’s Therapeutic Potential in Opioid Addiction

April 4, 2022

NCCIH Research Blog Team

Dr. Christopher McCurdy, University of Florida College of Pharmacy, will give a virtual lecture on kratom, and the science on its potential to be helpful in ending the opioid epidemic. Presented by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health.

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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

Join Us at the In-Person International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health May 23–26

April 1, 2022

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

You’ll find much to learn, discuss, and share at the in-person 2022 International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health (ICIMH), to be held in Phoenix, Arizona, from May 23 through May 26, 2022.

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Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

Tips for Grant Applicants During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Part II

March 24, 2022

Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Schmidt shares tips and guidelines for researchers submitting applications during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

NIH Funding for Pragmatic and Implementation Trials of Embedded Interventions: Join the April 5 Technical Assistance Webinar

March 19, 2022

Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Learn about a funding opportunity that will solicit phased cooperative research applications to conduct efficient large-scale pragmatic or implementation trials embedded within health care systems. June 17. 2022 is the deadline to apply.

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Emrin Horgusluoglu, Ph.D

Update on NCCIH’s Small Business Programs and the Applicant Assistance Program

March 16, 2022

Emrin Horgusluoglu, Ph.D.

I’m the new coordinator for NCCIH’s small business research programs. I’d like to share some resources that you may find helpful.

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

January 21 Council Meeting To Focus on Pain Research

January 10, 2022

Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

The National Advisory Council of the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, NIH, will meet virtually on January 21, 2022, a meeting that is open to the public.

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Wen G. Chen, Ph.D.

New Funding Opportunity on Biomarkers for Myofascial Pain

November 17, 2021

Wen Chen, Ph.D.

Learn about a funding opportunity to support research on the development of biomarkers for myofascial pain and the assessment of those biomarkers in human study participants.

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Magee To Deliver Virtual 2021 Stephen E. Straus Distinguished Lecture

November 16, 2021

NCCIH Research Blog Team

Rhonda V. Magee, J.D., will deliver the 2001 Stephen E. Straus Distinguished Lecture in the Science of Complementary Therapies, sponsored by NCCIH, NIH.

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Christine Moretto Wishnoff, M.P.H

New Resource on Oversight Levels for Clinical Studies; Register for December 7 Webinar

November 16, 2021

Christine Moretto Wishnoff, M.P.H.

NCCIH has developed Clinical Study Oversight Levels—a resource to clarify the process for risk-based monitoring of clinical studies. A webinar for clinical researchers on December 7 will provide an overview.

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Dr. Helene M. Langevin ("Helene Langevin")

Dr. Robin Boineau Is the New Director of Our Office of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs

October 29, 2021

Helene M. Langevin, M.D.

Robin Boineau, M.D., M.A., has been selected as the new director of the Office of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs (OCRA) at the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH).

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