Research Studies

Status: Completed
Study area: Botanical Medicine, Immunity
Principal investigator: J Taylor
Co-investigator(s): Leanna J Standish, Carlos Calabrese
Funded by: NIH/NCCAM
Project period: April 1, 2000 - March 31, 2002

A two-year-study of 600 children. Not only will the results of this study determine if echinacea, the most popular medicinal herb sold in the United States, is an effective therapy for URIs in children, but the study will also provide a design framework for future assessments on the efficacy of complementary and alternative medicines in children.

Status: Completed
Study area: Public Health
Principal investigator: Henry Ziegler, MD, MPH
Project period: December 1, 2000 - December 1, 2001
Status: Completed
Study area: Public Health
Principal investigator: Jane Guiltinan, ND
Project period: October 10, 2000 - September 24, 2001
Status: Completed
Study area: Chronic Disease, Immunity
Principal investigator: Leanna J Standish
Project period: December 1, 1994 - September 28, 1999

NIAID's Multi-Center AIDS Cohort Study (MACS) was a collaboration with the AIDS Research Center in order to assess CAM utilization and health outcomes associated with alternative medicine use among HIV-positive MACS participants.

Status: Completed
Study area: Oncology
Principal investigator: Patterson R, M Neuhauser, S Schwartz
Co-investigator(s): L J Standish, PhD, ND, MS, LAc
Project period: July 1, 1998 - June 30, 1999
Status: Completed
Study area: Other
Principal investigator: Leanna J Standish
Project period: January 22, 1998 - January 26, 1999
Status: Completed
Study area: Healthy Aging
Principal investigator: Rafael Gonzales-Vizoso, MD, & Carlos Calabrese, ND, MP
Project period: October 28, 1997 - October 27, 1998
Status: Completed
Study area: Botanical Medicine, Immunity
Principal investigator: Carlos Calabrese, ND, MP
Project period: 1998
Status: Completed
Study area: Chronic Disease
Principal investigator: C Calabrese
Project period: September 1, 1995 - October 1, 1996

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