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NHLBI Research and Policy Update
Number 13   January 2005
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bulletFunding Updates

 Please Note: Links to RFAs and PAs will take you to the NIH Web site

RFA-HL-05-014: Critical Issues in Post-phlebitic Syndrome
 Receipt Dates: Letter of Intent, April 26, 2005

 Application, May 24, 2005

RFA-HG-05-001: Molecular Screening Assay Development for SCD
 Receipt Dates: Letter of Intent, March 25, 2005

 Application, April 26 , 2005

PA-05-038: Muscular Dystrophy: Pathogenesis and Therapies

PA-05-032: Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder

PA-05-030: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Pathophysiology and Treatment

For additional initiatives, please visit the following Web page:
NHLBI Grants and Contracts page

bulletPolicy Updates

FY 2004 Funding and Operating Guidelines, National Research Service Awards and Career Development Awards

NHLBI Research and Policy Update: Number 12, December 2004

For additional policy documents, please visit Funding / Award Policy section on the following Web page:
Funding, Training, and Policies

bulletTraining Updates

PDF file A List of NAA (Nutrition Academic Award) Educational Materials

For more information on training and career development programs, please visit the following Web page:
Training and Career Development


List of upcoming meetings

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Advisory Council, February 10, 2005

For more information on upcoming meetings, please visit the following Web page:
Announcements of NHLBI Meetings, Conferences, and Events

Reports of past meetings

Research with Arctic Peoples: Unique Research Opportunities in Heart, Lung, Blood and Sleep Disorders--Meeting Summary

Think Tank on Enhancing Obesity Research at the NHLBI

Next Generation Ventricular Assist Devices for Destination Therapy, Working Group Executive Summary

Future of Genotyping, Working Group Executive Summary

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Advisory Council, September 2004 Minutes

For more information on past meetings, please visit the following Web page:
Workshop and Meeting Summaries, and Other Scientific Reports

bulletPress Releases

Press Release: Elizabeth G. Nabel, M.D., Named New Director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, January 26, 2005

Press Release: New Treatment Guidelines For Pregnant Women With Asthma -- Monitoring And Managing Asthma Important for Healthy Mother and Baby, January 11, 2005

Press Release: National Conference to Examine Effects of Dietary Supplements in Patients Taking Blood Thinning Medications—Leading Experts will Discuss Current Knowledge, Assess Need for Clinical Guidelines, January 10, 2005

For additional Press Releases, please visit the following Web page:
Current Press Releases

bulletSelected NHLBI Vacancies

(Links to announcements will not work past their closing date.)
Position Title Location Grade and Salary Closing Date
Public Health Analyst
Bethesda, MD GS-685-12/13
( $62,886 to $97,213)
Public Health Analyst
Bethesda, MD GS-685-12/13
( $62,886 to $97,213)
Office Manager
Bethesda, MD GS-318-8/9
( $39,262 to $56,371)

Note: There are often changes and additions to this list, for the most current information, please visit the NHLBI Jobs Opportunities page

bulletOther Items of Interest

The Aspirin Myocardial Infarction Study (AMIS) Limited Access Data CD

The Dietary Intervention Study in Children (DISC) Limited Access CD

The Atrial Fibrillation Follow-up Investigation of Rhythm Management (AFFIRM) Limited Access CD

Managing Asthma During Pregnancy: Recommendations for Pharmacologic Treatment--Update 2004

bulletAn Archive of the current and past issues is available on the NHLBI Web site.

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