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

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

NIH Research on Health and Well-being To Be Discussed at February 8th Advisory Council Meeting

January 24, 2019

Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Partap Khalsa gives an overview of the upcoming February 8, 2019 meeting of NCCIH's National Advisory Council.
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Wen G. Chen, Ph.D.

New Funding Available for Basic and Mechanistic Research on Pain and Complementary Approaches: Explore NIH HEAL Opportunities

January 23, 2019

Wen Chen, Ph.D.

Interested in pursuing pain treatment research with grants from the NIH HEAL Initiative? Read more about basic and mechanistic research funding opportunities here.
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Dave Clark, Dr.P.H.

HEAL Initiative Funding Opportunities for Behavioral Research

January 7, 2019

Dave Clark, Dr.P.H.

In this blog post, NCCIH's Dr. Dave Clark describes several HEAL ((Helping to End Addiction Long-termSM) funding opportunities.
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Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

HEAL Initiative Offers New Funding Options for Clinical Trial Research on Pain

December 21, 2018

Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

NIH HEAL Initiative funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) to conduct a clinical trial that evaluates pain.
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Helene Langevin, M.D.

New NIH BACPAC Funding Opportunities for Research on Low-Back Pain

December 18, 2018

Helene Langevin, M.D.

In this blog post, NCCIH director Dr. Helene Langevin discusses funding opportunities offered by the NIH's Back Pain Research Consortium (NIH BACPAC), part of the NIH HEAL (Helping to End Addiction Long-term) Initiative.
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Helene Langevin, M.D.

All-Hands-on-Deck: NCCIH Needs You To Respond to the NIH HEAL Initiative

December 10, 2018

Helene Langevin, M.D.

In this blog post, NCCIH director Dr. Helene Langevin and deputy director Dr. David Shurtleff discuss the HEAL (Helping to End Addiction Long-Term) Initiative and NCCIH's participation in the project.
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Richard L. Nahin, Ph.D., M.P.H.

The Importance of Epidemiology to NCCIH

December 4, 2018

Richard L. Nahin, Ph.D., M.P.H.

In this blog post, Dr. Richard Nahin, lead epidemiologist at NCCIH, discusses the importance of studying trends in populations and how that relates to complementary and integrative practices, as well as the study of chronic pain.
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David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

One-Day Workshop To Focus on Cannabinoid Research

November 30, 2018

David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

In this blog post, NCCIH Deputy Director Dr. David Shurtleff discusses an upcoming NCCIH-sponsored workshop on cannabinoid research on December 8, 2018.
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