30 November 2016 NICM is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Carolyn Ee as the Jacka Foundation Senior Research Fellow. Professor Alan Bensoussan, NICM Director said the newly created position will help increase the integration of well-evidenced complementary medicine into routine healthcare with formal collaborations with hospitals and health centres.
26 October 2016 Researchers from NICM, Cardiac Health Institute, and Centre for Evidence-Based Chinese Medicine at Beijing University of Chinese Medicine are investigating the health benefits of Tai Chi for heart disease, hypertension and quality of life in an international clinical trial currently underway in Sydney and Beijing.
6 October 2016 NICM is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Jerome Sarris as its new Deputy Director. Professor Sarris brings extensive research and management experience to the position with a career that spans two decades and includes senior roles at the University of Melbourne’s Department of Psychiatry, Swinburne University of Technology’s Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, and with the International Network of Integrative Mental Health in the US.
The clinical trial of SLT for vascular dementia is a multicentre study to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of a standardised herbal medicine formula in patients with vascular dementia and Alzheimer's disease with cerebrovascular disease (mixed dementia).. Read more about SLT for Vascular Dementia