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Clinical Trials

The larger, ongoing clinical trials and programs funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) are listed below, along with brief descriptions of each. Some of the obesity-related studies were initiated by NHLBI as contracts or grants whereas others were investigator-initiated and funded through cooperative agreement mechanisms.

To find a complete list of all grants that are funded by NHLBI, use the NIH Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools (RePORT).

Childhood Obesity Prevention & Treatment Research Consortium

Early Adult Reduction of weight through LifestYle intervention (EARLY) Trials

Obesity Related Behavioral Intervention Trials (ORBIT)

Study of Novel Approaches for Prevention (SNAP)

Virtual Reality Technologies for Research and Education in Obesity and Diabetes




Last Updated January 2013




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