Featured Areas of Research

Discover research programs and initiatives that seek to inform prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for today’s major health challenges and conditions.

Our Mission

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood disorders and enhance the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives.

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