HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
NCCAM funds Developmental Centers for Research on Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Bethesda, MD--The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is forging new partnerships between complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) institutions and major research universities in an innovative effort to advance research on widely used CAM practices. The first two Developmental Centers for Research on Complementary and Alternative Medicine (DCRC) will help to build a collaborative CAM research community that will enhance the scientific rigor in this field.

"These new Centers provide a vehicle for scientists in CAM institutions to partner with established investigators in conventional research institutions to conduct rigorous exploratory and developmental research projects on CAM," said Margaret A. Chesney, Ph.D., NCCAM Deputy Director. "The DCRC is one of three types of NCCAM Research Centers that will offer research flexibility, promote collaboration, and expand NCCAM's research program," she added.

The purpose of the DCRC initiative is to:

  • Increase the level and quality of CAM research by assisting CAM institutions, researchers, and practitioners in conducting high-quality research;
  • Promote research expertise and infrastructure within the CAM community; and
  • Support enhanced communication and partnerships between CAM and conventional medical research institutions so that established researchers will gain the clinical and cultural perspectives needed to undertake CAM research.

The first two 3-year grants in the DCRC initiative have been awarded to:

  • Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research, Davenport, IA
    Principal Investigator: William Meeker, D.C., M.P.H
    This DCRC will focus on the mechanisms of action and effects of chiropractic manipulation (adjusting the spine from different positions using varying degrees of force), especially for the common problem of low back pain. Scientists at the Palmer Chiropractic University will collaborate with in
    '"/>


Contact: NCCAM Press Office
301-496-7790
NIH/National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
29-Oct-2003


Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Chronic stress researcher to speak at NCCAMs Distinguished Lecture Series
2. NCCAM funds Centers of Excellence for Research on Complementary and Alternative Medicine
3. NCCAM awards planning grants for International Centers for Research
4. NCCAM announces new research fellowship program
5. Electroacupuncture trial is NCCAMs first intramural study
6. Can you read my mind? W.M. Keck Foundation funds innovative brain research at Carnegie Mellon
7. Rices CNST awards Smalley/Curl funds for innovation
8. Entrepreneurism Center at UC San Diego funds commercialization of lung, shock, other devices
9. Federal funds given for regenerative medicine center
10. The NIH funds network to study drug-induced liver injury (DILIN)
11. NIH funds seven science education partnership awards

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:12/14/2019)... ... 14, 2019 , ... For two years, the only hospital in the Middle ... the parking lot would make you think of the temporary buildings you would see ... devastated the old building and the hospital carried on, first in tents and then ...
(Date:12/9/2019)... , ... December 09, 2019 , ... WEDI , ... in health care information exchange and a trusted advisor to the U.S. Department of ... to its Board of Directors, election of Officers* as well as the re-election of ...
(Date:12/9/2019)... ... ... OCLI, a Spectrum Vision Partners (SVP) managed practice, has announced the addition ... practice with experience spanning decades. As part of OCLI, Drs. Cary Silverman, Nicholas Xanthos ... 46 Eagle Rock Ave, East Hanover, NJ 07936. , Over the past ...
(Date:12/8/2019)... ... December 07, 2019 , ... Intelligent.com, a trusted ... 55 Best Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Degree Programs for 2020. The ... universities in the nation. Each program is evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation ...
(Date:12/6/2019)... (PRWEB) , ... December 06, 2019 , ... ... recruiting, has been recognized for excellence in employee learning. The Omaha-based company has ... ranks organizations with the most successful employer-sponsored training and development programs worldwide. Rankings ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/6/2019)... , ... December 06, 2019 , ... ... development of treatments for psychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders, announced today that the U.S. ... for NBTX-001 Inhaler, allowing the Company to initiate its Phase 2b trial for ...
(Date:12/6/2019)... ... December 06, 2019 , ... Food and nutrition industry ... and ideas about working toward sustainable nutrition security nationwide, increasing accessibility to nutritious ... develop a healthy and sustainable food system,” said Carol May, CEO of Wisdom ...
(Date:12/6/2019)... , ... December 06, 2019 , ... ... agreement with Forbidden Fruit Garden Supply LLC (a division of Horticultural Holdings LLC) ... clientele of professional growers. , FFGS is a team of disciplined and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: