Dr. Lanay Mudd previews a session that will be held at the ICIMH conference in May. The topic is selecting appropriate comparators in studies of meditative movement interventions such as tai chi, qi gong, and yoga.
NCCIH Research Blog
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. Emmeline Edwards previews the sessions that NCCIH will offer at the International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health in May 2016.
NCCIH solicits opinions on its 2016-2021 draft Strategic Plan.
This blog post announces the upcoming NIH event: “Marijuana and Cannabinoids: A Neuroscience Research Summit” to be held March 22-23, 2016.
NCCIH Advisory Council member Dr. Martin Blaser spoke on “Perturbing the Early Life Microbiome and Its Consequences” at the Council’s February 5, 2016 meeting.
In this blog post, Dr. Partap Khalsa reports on the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health Working Group on Clinician-Scientist Workforce Development.
Dr. Claire Fraser’s NIH lecture on the functional dynamics of the gut microbiome in health and disease is now available online. In her talk, Dr. Fraser focused on the intriguing possibility that the gut microbiota may play an important role in response to vaccines and susceptibility to enteric pathogens.
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.