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Past Blog Posts

Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.
July 22, 2015
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.

NCCIH Director Dr. Josephine Briggs discusses the difference between correlation and causation, as illustrated by a recent study on chamomile, in this blog post.

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David Shurtleff, Ph.D.
July 07, 2015
David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

NCCIH’s blog team interviews Dr. Pieter Dorrestein on the use of big data for natural products research.

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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.
May 08, 2015
Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

NCCIH priorities in pain research and cutting-edge pain management research will be presented at the upcoming 2015 American Pain Society (APS) meeting, as Dr. Emmeline Edwards explains in this blog post.

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Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.
April 14, 2015
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.
In this blog post, NCCIH Director Dr. Josephine Briggs asks for input on research areas and topics to be included in the Center’s next 5-year Strategic Plan.

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Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
March 24, 2015
Wendy Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

In this blog post, NCCIH Branch Chief Dr. Wendy Weber describes the use of the R34 funding mechanism for early stages of clinical research on mind and body interventions.

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