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Past Blog Posts

Dale Birkle Dreer, Ph.D.
June 19, 2014
Dale Birkle Dreer, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Dale Birkle Dreer, Chief of NCCAM’s Office of Scientific Review, describes NIH efforts to maximize fairness and impartiality in peer review of grant applications.

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David Shurtleff, Ph.D.
May 28, 2014
David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

In this blog post, NCCAM Deputy Director Dr. David Shurtleff talks about NCCAM’s role in President Obama’s Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative.

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Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.
May 12, 2014
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.

NCCAM Director Dr. Josephine Briggs comments on unexpected results of clinical studies, including results from the NIH-sponsored Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy (TACT), in this blog post.

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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.
May 06, 2014
Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Emmeline Edwards, Director of NCCAM’s Division of Extramural Research, announces the appointment of Dr. Partap Khalsa as Deputy Director of the Division and Drs. Wendy Weber and John S. Williamson as Chiefs of the new Clinical Research in Complementary and Integrative Health Branch and Basic and Mechanistic Research in Complementary and Integrative Health Branch, respectively.

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Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.
May 01, 2014
Partap Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Partap Khalsa, Deputy Director of NCCAM’s Division of Extramural Research, discusses new recommended standards for research on chronic low-back pain.

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