This issue of the digest provides a summary of evidence for several complementary health approaches that have been studied for Parkinson’s disease, including natural products and mind and body practices.
Dr. John F. Cryan presents, "Towards Psychobiotics: The Microbiome as a Key Regulator of Brain and Behavior" on the newly posted CME/CEU videolecture. Watch and earn continuing medical education credits, free!
Resources for Researchers
- NIH-DoD-VA Pain Management Collaboratory - Coordinating Center (U24) RFA-AT-17-002
- NIH-DoD-VA Pain Management Collaboratory - Pragmatic Clinical Trials Demonstration Projects (UH2/UH3) RFA-AT-17-001
- Administrative Supplement for Research on Sex/Gender Influences PA-17-078
Technical Assistance Webinar: NIH/DoD/VA Pain Management Collaboratory Funding Opportunity--Coordinating Center and Demonstration Projects
January 23, 2017; 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. ET
NCCIH will host an hour-long pre-application technical assistance webinar for two new funding opportunities:
NIH-DoD-VA Pain Management Collaboratory - Pragmatic Clinical Trials Demonstration Projects (UH2/UH3) RFA-AT-17-00
Webinar speakers will provide pre-application technical assistance and convey important information to prospective grant applicants, including an overview of the research grant submission process; an in-depth discussion of the funding opportunity announcements; and what to expect in the peer-review process.
The presentation will begin at 1:30 p.m., followed by a 30-minute participant Q&A session at 2:00 p.m. (ET). The registration website will be available soon.
If you work or live near the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland, you may have an interest in the NIH Pain Seminar Series, which features presentations by national leaders in the field of pain. Seminars highlight research conducted on model organisms at the behavioral, molecular, cellular and systems levels, as well as brain imaging work in patients and healthy volunteers. The seminars are held on the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD (sorry, no video option available).
January 12, 2017 - Challenges to Translational Pain Research
February 9, 2017 - Pain Control by Inflammation and Non-Neuronal Cells