National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Providing global leadership in research, training, and education to prevent and treat heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders.
Credit: Seth Pincus, Elizabeth Fischer and Austin Athman, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health
Core Mission Areas
Discover the goals, challenges, and initiatives that have shaped and will continue to shape prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for the NHLBI’s scientific focus areas.
NHLBI-funded clinical trials look at new ways to prevent, detect, or treat disease. The NHLBI is also focused on management and oversight of these trials.
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