domingo, 7 de mayo de 2017

Dietary Supplements and Eye Conditions

Dietary Supplements and Eye Conditions

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)

eye conditions

NCCIH Clinical DigestDietary Supplements and Eye Conditions

This issue of Clinical Digest focuses on current research findings for the use of dietary supplements for eye conditions. Many people turn to dietary supplements to prevent or slow the progression of certain eye diseases, such as cataract, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy.

wendy weber

Finding Funding for the Building Blocks of Natural Product Clinical Trials

Wendy Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
May 4, 2017

Are you a researcher who’s planning to submit an NIH application for natural products clinical research? Have you heard about NCCIH’s new approach to funding clinical trial research?  

NCCIH has developed a new series of funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) specifically for investigator-initiated clinical trials. They focus on natural product studies and mind and body intervention studies. In this blog post, I will explain how our FOAs will support researchers making discoveries in natural product clinical research.

lanay mudd

Uses and Misuses of Pilot Studies

Lanay Mudd, Ph.D.
April 20, 2017

As a program director at NCCIH, I frequently talk with investigators about the process of intervention development and the importance of pilot studies in this process. NCCIH has developed a Framework for Developing and Testing Mind and Body Interventions for our investigators to follow.

Resources for Researchers

Clinical Trials Webinar: New NCCIH Funding Opportunities for Natural Products Clinical Trials

May 9, 2017 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. ET
This webinar will provide an overview of the new funding opportunities, which provide funding mechanisms for the specific stages of clinical research from early phase pharmacokinetics, establishment of the biological impact of the product on humans, study of dose impact to optimize impact on the biological signature, through efficacy trials.

Registration is now open.

Upcoming Events 

Pain Seminar: Using C. Elegans to Study the Effects of Bioactive Lipids in Sensory Ion Channels

May 11, 2017 at 11 a.m. ET; NIH Main Campus - Building 35A, Room 610 (in-person attendance only)

NCCIH Exhibits at: American Pain Society 36th Annual Scientific Meeting

May 17-20, 2017; Pittsburgh, PA

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