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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.

Past Blog Posts

D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

Points To Consider in Your Natural Products Research Grant Application

February 22, 2021

D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

This NCCIH blog shares some key points in our approach to funding research on natural products.
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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

Exploring Patient-Provider Relationships To Improve Treatment Outcomes

February 17, 2021

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health remains interested in funding research on the patient-provider relationship to improve treatment outcomes.
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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

NCCIH Interest in Research To Prevent and Treat Long COVID

February 12, 2021

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

To advance our understanding of the recovery process, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has issued a Notice of Intent To Publish Research Opportunity Announcements (OTA-21-015) for the Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 Infection (PASC) Initiative.
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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

New Research Networks To Explore the Science of Emotional Well-Being

February 1, 2021

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

The National Institutes of Health is funding five new research networks to further research on emotional well-being. 
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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

High-Risk, High-Reward Program Seeks Proposals From Exceptionally Creative Scientists

January 29, 2021

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

NCCIH seeks creative and bold investigators to explore the NIH Common Fund program that supports exceptionally creative scientists pursuing highly innovative research
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Wen G. Chen, Ph.D.

Interoception and Health: New Journal Article and Funding Opportunity

January 22, 2021

Wen Chen, Ph.D.

This blog outlines a new FOA and a new review, “The emerging science of interoception: sensing, integrating, interpreting, and regulating signals within the self,” published in Trends in Neurosciences, which proposes a unified research framework for interoception science.
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Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

Strategic Plan and NIH’s Research on Biomedical and Bioengineering Technologies To Be Featured at January 15 Council Meeting

December 23, 2020

Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

On Friday, January 15, 2021, the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health (NACCIH) will hold an online-only meeting.
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Merav Sabri, Ph.D.

SBIR/STTR: Technologies To Monitor or Enhance Mind and Body Approaches

November 6, 2020

Merav Sabri, Ph.D.

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) has a continuing interest in projects that develop and/or validate devices or electronic systems to monitor or enhance mind and body interventions.
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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

NIH Partnerships To Explore Music and Health Interventions

November 3, 2020

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen an outpouring of artistic activities, as people seek to understand, cope with, and creatively express their experiences with the pandemic.
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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

Music and Health Research: NIH Funds Available To Build Capacity

October 28, 2020

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

Research Funds Available To Build Research Capacity in Music and Health Field
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