NICM Health Research Institute, Westmead

We are the science of integrative medicine.

Western Sydney University’s NICM Health Research Institute is Australia’s global leader in integrative and complementary medicine research and policy. As an Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 5 ranking institute, we are globally recognised for our world-class research and innovations in integrative and complementary medicine. We are committed to social responsibility and the highest degree of integrity, ethics, and scientific enquiry. From the bench to the bedside, preclinical, clinical and translational, we advance the evidence-base, focusing on quality, safety, efficacy and how medicine works.

News

2 Sepetmber 2021
Western Sydney University is the first Australian university to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Government’s Ministry of AYUSH to appoint an Academic Chair in Ayurvedic Medicine. The collaboration will build capacity for the evidenced-based validation of Ayurvedic medicine and aligned inventions such as Ayurveda herbal medicine, yoga and meditation.
15 July 2021
Researchers at Western Sydney University’s NICM Health Research Institute have received Government funding to develop a supportive cancer care program tailored to meet the needs of Vietnamese, Arabic and Chinese women living with cancer across Sydney and the Greater Western Sydney region.
30 June 2021
NICM Health Research Institute today announced the selection of Professor Dennis Chang, as director of the Institute, effective from 1 July 2021.

Events

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Join guest seminar speaker Professor Jason Abbott as he discusses endometriosis research, medical and surgical management of endometriosis, healthcare policy and barriers to care, and the importance of multidisciplinary care.
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Join guest seminar speaker Dr Manger as he discusses key research in Lifestyle Medicine, and its benefits and clinical use in optimising healthcare.