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.
16 December 2021 Western Sydney University is pleased to announce a new partnership between the University and Next Practice to establish Next Practice care of Western Sydney Integrative Health (WSIH) – Australia’s first university-based integrative healthcare centre. Located as part of Western Sydney University’s Westmead campus, and within the heart of the Westmead Health and Innovation Precinct, the purpose-built clinic will be open to the public, initially five days a week, 8am-5pm.
23 November 2021 Endometriosis is known to impact work productivity. The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a shift in working practices for many, with an increase in working from home and/or flexible working hours. New research led by NICM Health Research Institute highlights the latest data on endometriosis and the workplace and lessons from Australia’s response to COVID-19.
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