martes, 1 de septiembre de 2015

New Extramural Staff Bring Expertise, Experience

New Extramural Staff Bring Expertise, Experience

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)

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NCCIH Research Blog: New Extramural Staff Bring Expertise, Experience

In her recent blog post, Dr. Emmeline Edwards welcomes five new scientific staff to the Division of Extramural Research.

Meditation video

New NCCIH Video on Meditation

This video about meditation includes clips from an interview between Dr. Josephine Briggs, NCCIH Director and Dr. Richard J. Davidson, Founder of the Center for Investigating Health Minds at the Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison. In the video [4 min 22 sec], viewers will learn about the definition of meditation, its origins, and the evolution of its place in society from ancient times to today.

NIH Study Shows No Benefit of Omega-3 or Other Nutritional Supplements for Cognitive Decline 

Resources for Researchers

Now Open: NIH Division of Loan Repayment Application Cycle

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

Webinar: The National Endowment for the Arts Announces Research Grant Funding Opportunity

The NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR) will host four Meet the Experts in NIH Peer Review Webinars in early November 2014 to give new NIH grant applicants and others useful insights into the submission and peer review processes. CSR is the portal for NIH grant applications and their review for scientific and technical merit. Each webinar will focus on a different type of NIH Grant Application and will be presented by five CSR/NIH Experts.

2015 NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration

This two-day symposium and optional workshop day is geared to extramural research administrators and new investigators wanting to learn more about the NIH grants application and award processes. Attendees can participate in sessions to learn about the latest in tools and resources for applying for funding and managing their award [for example, electronic Research application (eRA) systems], relevant NIH & HHS policies, special programs and initiatives, as well as topics such as animals and humans in research, data sharing & invention reporting, developing a biosketch & using sciENcv to apply for NIH grants, small business and loan repayment programs, research integrity, financial conflict of interest, compliance, and much more. Register and learn more at

Upcoming Events

Webinar: The National Endowment for the Arts Announces Research Grant Funding Opportunity

September 9, 2015, 3 p.m.

FTC Workshop to Examine Advertising for Over-the-Counter Homeopathic Products

September 21, 2015; Washington, D.C.

Massage Therapies--From Lab Bench Top to the Patient

September 21, 2015; Bethesda, MD or Webinar 
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Twitter Chat: Vitamins and Dietary Supplements with Dr. Richard Besser of ABC News

September 22, 2015, 1 p.m.

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