We at NCCIH are excited to announce our grant for a new Center of Excellence for Natural Product Drug Interaction Research, a funding opportunity announcement about which I blogged in 2014. The award totals approximately $10 million over a period of 5 years.
The study of natural product-drug interactions is an important priority area for NCCIH in light of the widespread availability and use of these products by the public. Read more athttps://nccih.nih.gov/
Blog Post by Dr. John Williamson
September 9, 2015 Press Release
We’re hosting a photo project on Instagram in honor of National Yoga Month. Post a photo on Instagram of your favorite yoga pose and tell us why you practice yoga. Make sure to include #NCCIHyoga in the caption so we can find it – we'll share photos posted to the hashtag #NCCIHyoga throughout the month of September. Learn more about the project here: https://nccih.nih.gov/insta.
Resources for Researchers
The 2016 application cycle for the NIH Loan Repayment Program (LRP) is now open! The NIH wants to encourage health professionals to pursue careers in biomedical, behavioral, social, and clinical research. By accepting an LRP award, you will join efforts to enhance the quality and diversity of the scientific community. The application deadline is November 16, 2015. Start your application today by visiting http://www.lrp.nih.gov/.
Blog post by Dr. Janine Clayton, Office of Research on Women's Health
September 21, 2015; Bethesda, MD or Webinar
September 21, 2015; Washington, D.C.
September 22, 2015, 1 p.m. ET - NCCIH will be participating in this chat, led by panelist Dr. Richard Besser, ABC News' Chief Health and Medical Editor, with Dr. Linda Porter, Director of the NIH Office of Pain Policy at NINDS.
September 28, 2015, 2 p.m. ET
October 2, 2015; Bethesda, MD
In case you missed it...
In the last Update issue, we included this Sept 22 chat. It is canceled, but we hope to reschedule it soon.