In this blog post, Dr. Martina Schmidt, Chief of the NCCIH Office of Scientific Review, discusses required elements for new funding opportunity announcements (FOAs).
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NCCIH blogs about research developments related to complementary health practices. Check in regularly to keep up with the latest findings.
In this blog post, Dr. Wen Chen discusses two Program Announcements (PARs) that direct research attention toward investigating the mechanisms by which mind and body interventions might work, as well as strategies to optimize these interventions.
At NCCIH, we are working hard to let the research community know about our new approach to funding research with human subjects that focuses on the clinical effects of complementary health approaches.
Over the years, I have often been asked whether the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) will fund clinical trials of natural products. The answer is, “Yes.” NCCIH funds clinical research of natural products, including herbal products, botanicals, products marketed as dietary supplements, and probiotics.
In this blog post, Dr. Emmeline Edwards discusses NCCIH priorities in pain and pain management research, & highlights NCCIH involvement at the 2016 American Pain Society’s annual meeting.
In this blog post, Dr. Dale Birkle Dreer, chief of NCCIH’s Office of Scientific Review, discusses updates to policies, forms, and instructions for grant applications in 2016.
Shelley Carow, Chief Grants Management Officer in the NCCIH Office of Grants Management, shares information about grants administration.
Rigor in designing and performing biomedical research and the ability to reproduce the findings are top priorities at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). One aspect of planning and implementing clinical research that we often discuss with grantees and applicants is blinding. NCCIH offers resources to help you maximize the rigor of your study.
Are you applying for an NIH grant? Make sure you have read and followed all the instructions in the funding opportunity announcement (FOA). Some applicants haven’t been following instructions, and this has caused problems with their grant applications.