Asthma is a common chronic disease without cure. To address this important clinical condition, The NHLBI convened a group of extramural investigators on September 18–19, 2014, to accelerate discoveries and their translation to patients.
NHLBI, NIAID, NIEHS and MCAN Workshop On The Indoor Environment and Childhood Asthma: Implications for Home Environmental Intervention in Asthma Prevention and Management
June 19 - 20, 2014
In June 2014, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), NHLBI, and Merck Childhood Asthma Network (MCAN) sponsored a joint workshop to critically review trials and research relevant to the prevention or control of asthma through environmental intervention.
September 19 - 20, 2013
The NHLBI Lung Division convened a workshop in September 2013, at which pulmonary experts discussed prevention of lung diseases, identified key questions, and considered approaches to improve prevention.