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December 15, 2014

NIH recruits three Lasker Clinical Research Scholars

The National Institutes of Health has selected three researchers as new Lasker Clinical Research Scholars as part of a joint initiative with the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation to nurture the next generation of great clinical scientists.

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December 11, 2014 : Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

NHLBI-funded work from the Broad Institute and other research centers has identified rare genetic mutations that increase a person's risk of having a heart attack early in life.

October 1, 2014 : Brown University News

A new study in the Journal of the American Heart Association reports a significant association between living near a major roadway and the risk of high blood pressure. The Brown University-led analysis used data from NHLBI's Women's Health Initiative and assessed 5,400 post-menopausal women in the San Diego metropolitan area. Researchers found that women who lived within 100 meters of a highway or major arterial road had a 22-percent greater risk of hypertension than women who lived at least 1,000 meters away. In a range of intermediate distances, hypertension risk rose with proximity to the roadways.

March 4, 2015
Ohio State University Biomedical Research Tower, 460 W. 12th Ave., Columbus, OH 43210
NHLBI’s Office of Translational Alliances and Coordination (OTAC) hosts this semi-annual Regional Innovation Conference to connect small businesses, angel investors, venture capitalists, strategic partners, and business leaders from the biotech, medical device, and pharmaceutical industries. Attendees will see featured presentations from NHLBI-funded companies, and learn from staff about recent changes in the Federal SBIR/STTR program, and other funding opportunities and cost-free resources available to small businesses.