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2019 Posts

Catherine Meyers, M.D.

Request for Input on NIH Draft Policy for Data Management and Sharing

December 18, 2019

Catherine Meyers, M.D.

NIH is seeking input on its Draft Policy for Data Management and Sharing. Dr. Catherine Meyers gives details in this blog post.
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Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

Research Concepts: An Early Glimpse of Potential Opportunities

October 31, 2019

Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Partap Khalsa discusses new concepts for NCCIH research.
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Catherine Meyers, M.D.

New Tools Will Help Guide Clinical Researchers

October 4, 2019

Catherine Meyers, M.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Catherine Meyers discusses two new protocol templates to NCCIH's Clinical Research Toolbox, the web-based information repository for investigators and staff involved in NCCIH-funded clinical research.
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D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

New Funding Opportunities for Natural Product Drug Interaction Research: Preapplication Webinars on October 3

September 25, 2019

D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

In this blog post, NCCIH's Dr, Craig Hopp calls attention to two new requests for applications (RFAs) related to natural products research.
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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

New Report Addresses the State of Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Health in Children and Youth

September 17, 2019

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

In this blog post NCCIH's Dr. Emmeline Edwards discusses a new evidence-based consensus study report cosponsored by NCCIH: Fostering Healthy Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Development in Children and Youth. 
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Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

Strategic Planning for 2021-2025 Focus of September 20th Advisory Council Meeting

September 12, 2019

Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

In this blog post Dr. Partap Khalsa announces topics to be discussed at the upcoming session of NCCIH's National Advisory Council on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019.
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Helene Langevin, M.D.

Join Us on September 23 for a Straus Lecture on Pain and Full-Day Symposium

September 9, 2019

Helene Langevin, M.D.

In this blog post, NCCIH Director Dr. Helene Langevin spotlights the keynote presentation on pain by Dr. Lorimer Moseley at the upcoming 20th anniversary symposium.
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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

High-Risk, High-Reward Program Offers Unique Opportunities

August 28, 2019

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

In this blog post, NCCIH's Dr. Emmeline Edwards discusses NIH's High-Risk, High Rewards Research Awards.
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Merav Sabri, Ph.D.

Tips for Small Business Grant Applicants Considering NCCIH 

August 14, 2019

Merav Sabri, Ph.D.

Funding is available at NCCIH through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Learn more here.
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Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

Understanding NIH Funding of Individual Fellowships for Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Researchers

July 18, 2019

Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

Confused about funding protocols for predoctoral and postdoctoral research training? Learn more here!
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D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

NCCIH Grantee Dr. Wenjun Zhang Honored With Presidential Early Career Award

July 15, 2019

D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

NCCIH grantee Wenjun Zhang, Ph.D., from University of California, Berkeley, receives 2019 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).
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Helene Langevin, M.D.

Requesting Input for an Open-Access Repository or Database for Physiological and Anatomical Ontology of Acupoints

July 8, 2019

Helene Langevin, M.D.

In this blog post, NCCIH Director Dr. Helene Langevin addresses the need for consensus on anatomical and physiological data associated with acupoints in acupuncture research.
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Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

New Job Openings at NCCIH To Support the HEAL Initiative

July 3, 2019

Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H

In this blog post, Dr. Wendy Weber describes two open positions at NCCIH that are part of a trans-NIH effort to accelerate scientific solutions to stem the national opioid crisis.
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D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

Focusing on Nature for New Sources of Analgesic Compounds

July 1, 2019

D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

NCCIH co-sponsored a recent workshop that united two of its research priorities: natural products and pain. Learn more here.
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Merav Sabri, Ph.D.

Changes to SBIR-STTR Programs Are Here

June 28, 2019

Merav Sabri, Ph.D.

Learn about changes to the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.
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David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

Workshop Summary Outlines Current Landscape and Future Prospects for Cannabis Research

May 10, 2019

David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

NCCIH Deputy Director Dr. David Shurtleff discusses a recent NCCIH-sponsored symposium on cannabinoid research in this blog post.
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Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

June 7th Advisory Council Meeting To Highlight High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program

May 7, 2019

Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

Upcoming National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health (NACCIH) meeting on Friday, June 7, 2019. Hear about our activities, policies, and funding priorities.
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Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

Which Mentored K Award Mechanism Is Right For Me?

April 24, 2019

Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Lanay Mudd discusses different Career Development Mechanisms, or K awards, and selecting the right funding opportunity announcement (FOA) to fit your science.
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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

NCCIH Activities at the 2019 American Pain Society (APS) Scientific Meeting

March 18, 2019

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

In this blog post Dr. Emmeline Edwards discusses planned NCCIH activities around the 2019 American Pain Society Scientific Meeting In Milwaukee, WI between April 3 & April 6, 2019.
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NCCIH Lecture Series Will Explore Gut Microbiome

March 5, 2019

NCCIH Research Blog Team,

This blog post announces NCCIH's Integrative Medicine Research Lecture Series. Dr. Sean Brady kicks it off on March 14, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. with a talk on “Microbes in Our Gut: Emerging Insights on Health and Disease” on the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD. Other speakers follow May 9 and June 10.
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Wen G. Chen, Ph.D.

Join Us in April for an NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research Workshop: The Science of Interoception and Its Roles in Nervous System Disorders

March 4, 2019

Wen Chen, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Wen Chen invites readers to attend the inaugural NIH workshop on “The Science of Interoception and Its Roles in Nervous System Disorders” on April 16 and 17, 2019, on the NIH Campus in Bethesda, Maryland.
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Anita McRae-Williams, M.A.

Talking to NCCIH Program Staff Can Be Beneficial

February 26, 2019

Anita McRae-Williams, M.A.

In this blog post, NCCIH's outreach communications program manager Anita McRae-Williams discusses how to engage with Division of Extramural Research (DER) program staff.
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Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

Apply for a Supplement to Promote Training on NCCIH-Funded Awards

February 22, 2019

Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

Learn more about training and career development opportunities on NCCIH's Training Opportunities webpage.
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David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

Webinar To Assist Applicants for Grants To Study Specific Cannabis Components

February 14, 2019

David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

Interested in an NCCIH grant opportunity to identify and develop novel strategies -- like cannabinoids -- to treat acute and chronic pain? Read this blog post and learn more here.
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D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

Upcoming Technical Assistance Webinars for the Centers for Advancing Research on Botanicals and Other Natural Products (CARBON) Program

February 4, 2019

D. Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

New funding opportunity announcements present opportunities for new research related to botanicals and natural products. Find out more here.
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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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