September is Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month
"My vision for children with sickle cell disease is that they live without fear of suffering a stroke. I believe that with today’s scientific possibilities, we have the potential to realize a stroke-free generation." – Dr. Gary H. Gibbons, NHLBI Director #StrokeFreeGen
Nature Cover Features NIH Work
Read more about a joint paper from NHLBI and NCI researchers that reveals for the first time how mitochondria work as a network to distribute energy in muscle.
Obesity and Neighborhoods
NHLBI researcher Dr. Tiffany Powell-Wiley is studying the link between a neighborhood’s resources and obesity rates. Learn more.