Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Research Funding Available for Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Veterans, Military

(91outcomes.com) - The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) has issued a notice of research funding available for medical research on complementary approaches for symptom management and health in military or VA populations.  

According to the funding notice, "The research proposed should be focused on complementary approaches to pain and symptom management or improving health in U.S. military personnel, veterans and their families." 

NCCAM is part of the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

Research funding applications are due according to cycle: May 25 (but no earlier than Feb. 5), or September 25, 2013.  

The full text of the funding announcement is available from NCCAM at:  http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-075.html

Special thanks to Dr. Roberta "Bobbie" White for identifying this research funding opportunity as potentially applicable to veterans afflicted by Gulf War Illness (GWI).

-Anthony Hardie, 91outcomes.com  

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