NICM Health Research Institute, Westmead

We are the science of integrative medicine.

jdb的电子夺宝官方 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.


6 June 2022
It previously took, on average, 6.4-8 years for endometriosis to be diagnosed with surgery. But with doctors now able to give a clinical diagnosis of “suspected endometriosis” based on symptoms and a physical examination, the time to diagnosis is likely to reduce.

2 June 2022
Spain recently announced plans to legislate menstrual leave. This is extra leave for those who experience severe period pain. The decision has sparked public debate about whether Australia should introduce a similar scheme.

27 May 2022
A team of multidisciplinary jdb的电子夺宝官方 Sydney University researchers have launched a new white paper exploring how workplaces and educational institutions can help break the menstrual taboo.