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May 13, 2015

At a joint NHLBI and FDA workshop in May 2015, participants proposed research and policy priorities to address the risk of thrombosis in patients with ventricular assist devices.

March 24, 2015 to March 25, 2015

On March 25-26, 2015, the NHLBI sponsored a meeting on the state of the science in transfusion medicine on the NIH campus in Bethesda. The goal of this meeting was to identify important research questions that could be answered in the next 5-10 years and that have the potential to transform the clinical practice of transfusion medicine.

September 25, 2014

In September 2014, a working group heard presentations on scientific evidence that sex is a major determinant for the development and progression of cardiovascular disease. Afterward, the group recommended actions that can be taken to promote more research into the impact of sex on cardiovascular health.

September 24, 2014 to September 25, 2014

The Division of Lung Diseases of the NHLBI convened a workshop on September 25-26, 2014, to identify needed research to advance the targeted delivery of drugs and imaging probes for preventing and treating lung diseases.

September 16, 2014

During this November 2014 teleconference, federal agencies provided updates on their efforts to improve understanding, treatment, and awareness of COPD.

September 16, 2014

The NHLBI convened this November 2014 workshop to discuss the results of recent research on the effects of inorganic nitrate and nitrite on the cardiovascular system.

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