Events on Heart and Vascular Diseases

NIH
Bethesda, MD
In September 2014, a working group heard presentations on scientific evidence that sex is a major determinant for the development and progression of cardiovascular disease. Afterward, the group recommended actions that can be taken to promote more research into the impact of sex on cardiovascular health.
NIH
Bethesda, MD
The NHLBI convened this November 2014 workshop to discuss the results of recent research on the effects of inorganic nitrate and nitrite on the cardiovascular system.
September 7 - 8, 2014
NIH
Bethesda, MD
In September 2014, the NHLBI convened a group of experts in the areas of cardiovascular risk assessment, treatment of blood cholesterol to reduce cardiovascular risk, and implementation and dissemination to identify gaps in current lipid and cardiovascular disease risk assessment guidelines. 
July 10 - 11, 2014
Bethesda, MD
In July 2014, a working group identified knowledge gaps in our understanding of the natural history, diagnosis, and treatment of DMD-associated cardiac disease and developed a research agenda to address these gaps.
June 23 - 24, 2014
Bethesda, MD
In June 2014, a working group recommended research topics that would benefit adults with congenital heart disease, who, thanks to improvements in treating congenital heart defects, represent a growing population.