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October 8, 2015 : Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) has awarded approximately $40 million to the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard to provide large-scale whole genome sequencing of 20,000 individuals, as well as data to support smaller pilots in transcriptome sequencing and metabolite profiling. This project is part of NHLBI's Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) program.

July 1, 2015 : MedPage Today
Neal S Young M.D.

Prognosis and treatment for aplastic anemia require tailoring based on which mutations patients have among a handful of leukemia-related genes, according to a new study from researchers including NHLBI's Dr. Neal S. Young.

November 17, 2015
NHLBI Innovation Conference NHLBI’s Office of Translational Alliances and Coordination (OTAC) hosts the NHLBI 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.