27 March 2019 NICM research continues to be ‘world standard or above’ according to the latest Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) evaluation. The result confirms, for the third consecutive triennium of rating, NICM as a world-leading research institution, rated the highest possible - ERA 5.
6 February 2019 Eating a healthy diet can ease symptoms of depression, according to an analysis of data from almost 46, 000 people. The study pooled the results of 16 randomised controlled trials that looked at the effects of dietary interventions on symptoms of depression and anxiety.
23 January 2019 Under the Australian Government’s Innovation Connections scheme, NICM researchers will partner with Pharmako Biotechnologies to investigate a new form of curcumin for improving chronic inflammation.
17 January 2019 Research led by Dr Mike Armour has found that lifestyle interventions consisting of low-impact exercise, heat and acupressure are among the most effective self-care techniques for managing period pain.
20 December 2018 The World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies awarded NICM Health Research Institute the status of an International Collaborating Centre for Chinese Medicine Clinical Research, one of only four sites to earn this recognition worldwide.
19 December 2018 This year has been a very significant and historical year for NICM, with our establishment and move to the Westmead campus. Westmead is an ideal location for Australia's lead institute in integrative medicine research. Positioned in a historical landmark building at Westmead – one of the world’s largest dedicated health and medical research precincts – we have a strong visible presence for our Institute and the important research we do.
19 December 2018 NICM welcomes The Jacka Foundation of Natural Therapies generous gift and legacy of $6 million. The gift will support a new world-class conference centre, located on the top floor at NICM, in addition to research.