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NHLBI Research and Policy Update
Number 6   June 2004
This electronic distribution list will provide updates from the NHLBI Web Site for the research community. The Updates will be sent as needed, but no more than once a week.

bulletFunding Updates

NOT-HL-04-115: Notice of Additional Receipt Date for: RFA-HL-03-014: Short-Term Training For Minority Students Program (T35) & RFA-HL-03-011: Mentored Minority Faculty Development Award (K01)

RFA-HL-04-032: Improved Therapy for Hemophilia and Hereditary Bleeding Disorders
 Receipt Dates: Letter of Intent, December 15, 2004
 Application, January 14, 2005

PDF fileNHLBI-HR-05-05: Clinical Coordinating Center for a Clinical Research Network for the Treatment of Acute Lung Injury and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
 Receipt Dates: Letter of Intent, August 27, 2004
 Proposal, October 8, 2004, 2:30 p.m. EST

PAR-04-116: Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy (R01)
(expires October 14, 2006)

PA-04-107: Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research (K24)
(expires April 1, 2007)

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

bulletPolicy Updates

Guidelines for Applications with Direct Costs of $500,000 or More in Any One Year

Guidelines for Program Project Grants

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

bulletTraining Updates

NHLBI Vascular Medicine Training Program Working Group, Executive Summary, March 30, 2004

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, September 2-3, 2004

Symposium on Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine, September 13-14, 2004

AHA/NHLBI 3rd Annual Workshop on Cardiovascular Interventional MRI, November 8, 2004

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

Reports of past meetings

Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease, NHLBI Working Group Report, January 2004

Future Directions in Cardiac Surgery, NHLBI Working Group, Executive Summary, May 7-8, 2004

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

bulletPress Releases

NIH Offers New Resources to Better Understand Sleep, June 21, 2004

Parental Atrial Fibrillation Increases Risk in Offspring, Finds NHLBI's Framingham Heart Study, June 15, 2004

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

bulletSelected NHLBI Vacancies

Note: There were no new vacancies listed in June, however, changes and additions occur with little notice. For the most current information, please visit the NHLBI Jobs Opportunities page

bulletOther Items of Interest

2004 NHLBI Morbidity and Mortality Chartbook

Estrogen-Alone Effects on Dementia and Cognitive Function, WHIMS Results

A Case-Control Etiologic Study of Sarcoidosis (ACCESS):
The purpose of this project was to determine the etiology of sarcoidosis by establishing a case control, multicenter study. Also, this project sought to examine socioeconomic variables and the clinical course of patients with sarcoidosis.

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