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Past Blog Posts

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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Portrait of Dr. Edwards
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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Dr. Partap Khalsa
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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April 16, 2014
Barbara Stussman

In this blog post, NCCAM statistician Barbara Stussman discusses the 2012 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), which asked about Americans’ use of complementary and alternative medicine..

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