NICM Health Research Institute, Westmead

We are the science of integrative medicine.

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.


10 July 2023
Dementia researchers from NICM Health Research Institute and Western Sydney University are part of a cross disciplinary, cross institutional team that has secured $418,433 in funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council in a targeted call for research into ‘Cultural, Ethnic, and Linguistic Diversity in Dementia Research.’.

19 June 2023
As the winter flu season continues to affect many people, it is important to remember that it is not too late to get a flu shot.

12 June 2023
NICM HRI'S Associate Professor Genevieve Steiner-Lim joined Maggie Beer at Vivid Sydney to discuss the relationship between good food, wellbeing, and healthy ageing.