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Past Blog Posts

Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.
October 24, 2017
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.

Dr. Josephine Briggs, who recently stepped down as NCCIH Director, reflects on the NCCIH research portfolio and scientific curiosity.

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Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.
October 04, 2017
Partap Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

NCCIH’s National Advisory Council to meet Friday, October 6, 2017; agenda includes panel titled “The National Pain Strategy and Federal Pain Research Strategy―Response to the Prescription Opioid Epidemic.”

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Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.
September 21, 2017
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.

I am proud to announce NIH’s newest interagency research initiative on pain management in military service members and veterans. 

NCCIH, lead for this multi-agency initiative called the NIH-DoD-VA Pain Management Collaboratory, is contributing more than half the funding for these 12 projects to develop, implement, and test nondrug approaches for managing pain and its related conditions in the military and veteran population―including opioid misuse, abuse, and disorder. The total funding for this project will be $81 million over 6 years. 

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September 21, 2017
NCCIH Research Blog Team

Former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, M.D., delivered 2017 Straus Lecture on the public health consequences of stress on Americans.

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Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
September 20, 2017
Wendy Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

If you are planning to submit a grant application that includes human subjects to NCCIH this fall, we want to help you select the best funding opportunity announcement (FOA) to use.  

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