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2016 Posts

NCCIH blogs about research developments related to complementary health practices. Check in regularly to keep up with the latest findings.

Martina Schmidt
July 28, 2016
Martina Schmidt, Ph.D.

Planning to submit a grant application? These tips from Dr. Martina Schmidt, Chief of NCCIH’s Office of Scientific Review, should help.

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Catherine M. Meyers, M.D.
July 25, 2016
Catherine Meyers, M.D.

A new NIH policy establishes the expectation that a single IRB of record will be used in the ethical review for NIH-funded multi-site, non-exempt human subjects research protocols.

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Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.
June 30, 2016
Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.

NIH seeks research applications on the mechanisms and processes of resilience.

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Shawn Stout
June 23, 2016
Shawn Stout

This blog post highlights NCCIH’s desire to develop materials and partnerships to increase understanding by consumers of biomedical research and more informed, evidence-based decisions about their health.

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Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
June 21, 2016
Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

One of NCCIH’s top scientific priorities involves assessing complementary health approaches via clinical trials that use innovative study designs.

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John S. Williamson, Ph.D.
June 21, 2016
John S. Williamson, Ph.D.

Join NCCIH’s Division of Extramural Research as a Program Director to drive investigations to better understand the human microbiome.

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Eve Reider, Ph.D.
June 16, 2016
Eve Reider, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Eve Reider discusses NCCIH initiatives that may help determine if and how complementary and integrative health approaches may contribute to disease prevention and health promotion across the lifespan.

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Craig Hopp, Ph.D.
June 14, 2016
Craig Hopp, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Craig Hopp speaks to the necessity of using high-impact research approaches to uncover the biological signatures of complex natural products.

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Wen G. Chen, Ph.D.
June 09, 2016
Wen Chen, Ph.D.

In this blog report, Dr. Wen Chen talks about NCCIH objectives for research on neurobiological effects and mechanisms.

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Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.
June 07, 2016
Partap Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Partap Khalsa talks about NCCIH’s priorities for pain research, such as managing chronic pain via non-drug means.

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