Below are several recent blog posts from NCCIH program directors on research-related topics.
NCCIH Priorities and Funding Opportunities for Clinical Research: Designs To Match the Stage of Research—an NCCIH Session at the ICIMH
To help clinical investigators identify the best funding opportunities for the research they want to pursue, NCCIH will lead a session at the upcoming International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health (ICIMH) on funding opportunities and study designs for different stages of clinical research. Read more.
Dr. John Williamson shares innovative projects funded through the Small Business Innovation Research (or SBIR) funding mechanism. The SBIR programs are the Nation’s largest source of early-stage, high-risk R&D funding for small businesses. NCCIH helps with funding the initial stages of biomedical business development, and encourages innovative researchers from universities and companies to consider these funding opportunities. Read more.
In a typical work week, I talk to several potential grant applicants about their specific aims and/or research questions as they develop a grant proposal. While these conversations often center on the development of a mind-body intervention, occasionally I get asked, “What would be the best control group for this intervention?” In reality, there is no easy answer to this question. Read more.
Resources for Researchers
April 27, 2016, 3 p.m. ET
May 3, 2016, 10-11 a.m. ET; NIH Campus, Building 10 (Masur Auditorium) or Videocast
Dissecting GPCR Signaling and Neural Circuits in Stress Behaviors(Pain SIG Seminar Series)
May 3, 2016, 10 a.m. ET; NIH Building 40, Room 1201/1203
May 11-14, 2016; Austin, TX
May 17-20, 2016; Las Vegas, NV
In case you missed it...
- NCCIH has added new resources on recruitment and accrual for clinical studies to website.