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Integrative Medicine Research Lecture Series

The NCCIH Integrative Medicine Research Lecture Series provides overviews of the current state of research and practice involving complementary health approaches and explores perspectives on the emerging discipline of integrative medicine.

Time: Lectures are held at 10:00 a.m. ET (unless otherwise noted)

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Upcoming Lectures

Topic: Tranceformation: Hypnosis in Brain and Body
Date: March 9, 2015 10:00 a.m. ET
Speaker: David Spiegel, M.D.
Location: Lipsett Amphitheater at the NIH Clinical Research Center (Building 10)

 
Dr. David Spiegel is the Willson Professor and Associate Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Spiegel has 40 years of clinical and research experience studying psycho-oncology, stress and health, pain control, psychoneuroendocrinology, sleep, and conducting randomized clinical trials involving psychotherapy for cancer patients.

In this lecture, Dr. Spiegel will discuss the randomized controlled trials his lab has conducted demonstrating the efficacy of hypnosis in reducing pain, anxiety, somatic complications, and procedure duration during radiological interventions. Dr. Spiegel will also discuss what hypnosis research has shown for relieving chronic cancer pain and for controlling various neuromuscular disorders.

Topic: Social Networks For Molecular Analysis
Date: April 13, 2015 10:00 a.m. ET
Speaker: Pieter Dorrestein, Ph.D.
Location: **Please note: Lecture will take place in Masur Auditorium at the NIH Clinical Research Center (Building 10).
Topic: The Trial To Assess Chelation Therapy (TACT)—Connecting Silos of Scientific Information
Date: May 18, 2015 10:00 a.m. ET
Speaker: Gervasio Lamas, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.H.A., F.E.S.C.
Location: Lipsett Amphitheater at the NIH Clinical Research Center (Building 10)
Topic: Social Regulation of Human Gene Expression
Date: June 8, 2015 10:00 a.m. ET
Speaker: Steven Cole, Ph.D.
Location: Lipsett Amphitheater at the NIH Clinical Research Center (Building 10)