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.
10 December 2018 NICM has recently featured in global, national, state and local media including: Newsweek, Bloomberg, SBS Insight, ABC Radio National, Today Tonight, 7NEWS, National Nine News, The Daily Telegraph, and more.
20 November 2018 A collaborative program between NICM and the Belgravia Foundation, called “Take Charge!”, has now successfully provided community exercise interventions to over 300 people with mental illness in NSW and VIC.
14 November 2018 For the almost 500,000 Australians who suffer from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), hope is on the horizon as NICM researchers trial a new treatment which has shown promising results in previous studies. Speaking during Psychology Week (Nov. 11-17), Professor Jerome Sarris Chief Investigator of the NHMRC trial said he hopes the research will lead to an effective treatment to reduce the suffering of patients for whom no effective treatment exists.