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NHLBI Research and Policy Update
Number 32   August 2006
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bulletFunding Updates

 Please Note: Links to RFAs, PAs, and Guide Notices will take you to the NIH Web site. RFPs will take you to FedBizOpps.

NOT-HL-06-133: Resubmission/Amended NHLBI Career Development (K Series) Awards are to be submitted for the Standard NIH Receipt Dates

NOT-OD-06-095: Clarification Of Eligibility For Mid-Career Investigator Award In Patient-Oriented Research (K24)

PAR-06-535: Innovations in Biomedical Computational Science and Technology Initiative (SBIR [R43/R44])

PAR-06-534: Innovations in Biomedical Computational Science and Technology Initiative (STTR [R41/R42])

PA-06-530: Parenting Capacities and Health Outcomes in Youths and Adolescents (R21)

PA-06-522: Networks and Pathways Collaborative Research Projects (R01)

PA-06-517: Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Clinical Researchers (LRP)

PA-06-516: Extramural Pediatric Research Loan Repayment Program (LRP)

PA-06-512: Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08)

PA-06-508: Muscular Dystrophy: Pathogenesis and Therapies (R21)

PAR-06-504: Enabling Technologies for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (R01)

RFA-HL-07-007: Bioengineering Approaches to Energy Balance and Obesity (R21)
 Opening Date: October 22, 2006 (Earliest date an application may be submitted to Grants.gov)
 Receipt Dates: Letter of Intent, November 24, 2006
Application, December 22, 2006

RFA-RR-06-003: Clinical Research Education and Career Development (CRECD) in Minority Institutions (R25)
 Opening Date: September 29, 2006 (Earliest date an application may be submitted to Grants.gov)
 Receipt Dates: Letter of Intent, October 29, 2006
Application, November 29, 2006

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



bulletPolicy Updates

Method to Extend Research in Time (MERIT) Award

Modifications to the NHLBI Policy for Distribution of Data from Clinical Trials and Epidemiology Studies, RFI Responses, Executive Summary

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



bulletTraining Updates

Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Award (K25) (Postdoctoral Individuals/New Independent Researchers)

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



bulletMeetings

List of upcoming meetings

AHA/NHLBI 5th Annual Workshop on Cardiovascular Interventional MRI, November 14, 2006

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Advisory Council, September 12, 2006 and October 17, 2006

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


Reports of past meetings

No additional reports of past meetings have been added to the Web site.

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



bulletPress Releases

A Little TLC Goes a Long Way toward Reducing High Cholesterol, August 24, 2006

NHLBI Offers Complete Guide to Physical Activity for a Healthy Heart, August 8, 2006

Media Availability: New Results Show That Some Severe Emphysema Patients Continue to Benefit from Surgery, August 1, 2006

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
Director, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases Bethesda, MD
Commensurate with experience,a full package of Civil Service benefits is available.
10/15/2006
Director, Division of Prevention and Population Sciences Bethesda, MD
Commensurate with experience,a full package of Civil Service benefits is available.
10/15/2006


Note: There are often changes and additions to the selected vacancy list. For the most current information, please visit the NHLBI Jobs Opportunities page


bulletOther Items of Interest

NHLBI Lab e-Notes, a newsletter published by the NHLBI, highlights the latest advances in heart, lung, blood, and sleep research.

The Diagnosis, Evaluation and Management of von Willebrand Disease--Draft available for public comment: August 11, 2006 thru September 15, 2006

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


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