In collaboration with universities and other medical bodies, NIIM conducts research into the safety and efficacy of integrative medicine and complementary therapies for the prevention, detection and treatment of disease.

The Institute conducts research in many areas including cancer, heart health, cognition, chronic diseases, and mind-body medicine. NIIM is proud to contribute to the growing scientific evidence base showing that the integrative medical approach supports the treatment of complex illnesses and also improves general health and wellbeing.

New studies – expression of interest:

Ongoing studies

Current and Past Studies - Recruitment Closed

Healthy Living Tips


Around 33% of Australian adults suffer from high blood pressure. Here at NIIM we’ve been conducting research and clinical trials to investigate how daily consumption of aged garlic can impact people with hypertension.

Research at NIIM

What does NIIM Research and Why? What are NIIM’s goals?

Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC)

The NIIM Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC), plays a key role in the ethical oversight of research in humans

Research Committee

The NIIM Research Committee is the principal advisory body to NIIM in relation to its research and research training activity

Academic Staff

Talented Academic Staff and Consultants bring a wealth of knowledge to NIIM’s Research and Education departments

Historical Past Research Programs