2001 Press Releases
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases researchers announce that garlic supplements can cause a potentially harmful side effect when combined with anti-HIV drug saquinavir.
Jane F. Kinsel, Ph.D., M.B.A., was appointed associate director for Science Policy and Operations of NCCAM.
Martin H. Goldrosen, Ph.D., was recently appointed chief of the Office of Scientific Review of NCCAM.
Joana Rosario, M.D., M.P.H., has been appointed the first international program director of NCCAM.
The purpose of the meeting is to begin a dialogue on how NCCAM and industry can work together to definitively evaluate CAM therapeutic products for composition, safety, and efficacy, and to obtain input from the broad stakeholder community.
Marc R. Blackman, M.D., has been appointed the first clinical director of the new Division of Intramural Research of NCCAM.
NIH National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Steele Memorial Children’s Research Center to host a public meeting on complementary and alternative medicine in Tucson, Arizona, March 6, 2001.
Recognizing the need to provide authoritative CAM information, the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM), two components of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), have partnered to launch a new CAM subset of a larger medical literature database that will provide free, Web-based access to CAM sources of information. CAM on PubMed® is a new subset or part of PubMed, which is a free system offered by NLM that provides an easy way to access over 11 million citations and abstracts in the MEDLINE database and additional life science journals. MEDLINE currently covers nearly 4,500 journals published in the United States and more than 70 other countries.