Find NHLBI Clinical Trials

Search selected NHLBI-supported clinical trials and observational studies  by condition, location, or age group. You can also view the complete list of NHLBI-funded studies at ClinicalTrials.gov.

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California
Illinois
New York
Is your family from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, or Sri Lanka? If so, you may be able to participate in a clinical study looking at cardiovascular disease, such as heart disease and stroke among people of South Asian descent. Participants must be between 40 and 84 years old and have no history of heart attack or stroke, heart failure, angina, or atrial fibrillation. This study is taking place in San Francisco, California, Chicago, Illinois, and New York City, New York.
Adult, Older Adult
Recruiting
California
Are you at least 40 years old and living with HIV? In this study, researchers are looking at how effective educational text messages are in reducing cardiovascular risk among persons living with HIV. You may be able to participate if you do not currently have atherosclerosis, which is the buildup of fats and cholesterol on your artery walls. The study is taking place in San Francisco, California.
Adult, Older Adult
Recruiting
California
Missouri
Are you an adult with carotid artery stenosis (CAS)? Researchers in this study want to learn more about the plaque that causes atherosclerosis in patients with carotid artery stenosis. To be in the study, you must be at least 18 years old and will undergo a carotid positron emission tomography (PET)/magnetic resonance imaging exam so researchers can lean more on the new PET imaging approach for risk prediction in these patients. The study is taking place Saint Louis, Missouri, and in Los Angeles, California.
Adult, Older Adult
Recruiting
California
Are you planning to have coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery to treat your heart disease? This study aims to use computed tomography (CT) imaging to help doctors and their patients make better decisions about heart surgery. To participate in this study, you must be at least 40 years old and be scheduled for a CABG. This study is located in Palo Alto and San Diego, California
Adult, Older Adult
Recruiting
North Carolina
Are you an adult who gets little exercise and sits a lot every day? If you sit for more than 8 hours a day and exercise less than 90 minutes per week, this study may interest you. Researchers want to see if walking or standing breaks during long sitting periods can make your heart healthier. To take part in this study, you must be 36 to 55 years old. You also should be able to walk four blocks and go up two flights of stairs. The study is taking place in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Adult
Accepting Healthy Volunteers
Recruiting
Wisconsin
The purpose of the research is to understand structural plaque abnormalities that make a carotid plaque unstable and brake off (embolize) which would help to predict and treat individuals who are likely to suffer not only classic episodic major strokes but also cognitive impairment.
Adult, Older Adult
Recruiting
Wisconsin
Are you healthy and interested in blood flow to the brain? Too much reactive oxygen species (ROS) can lead to damage of proteins and lipids. Researchers are studying the differences in how blood flows to the brain between men and women using an oral anti-oxidant cocktail. You must be 18 to 40 years old and considered healthy to join. You will need to attend two study visits over 6 months. The study is taking place in Madison, Wisconsin.
Adult
Accepting Healthy Volunteers
Recruiting
Pennsylvania
Are you interested in how the heart and psychological conditions may be related? Researchers are looking for volunteers to participate in a study so they can learn more about how brief psychological stress affects the risk of a person having a stroke or other heart-related conditions. In this cross-sectional cohort study, participants will have their blood pressure and heart rate recorded and will undergo other tests of their heart and health, including MRI and tests of memory and attention. Participants will also take part in a brief and challenging mental task while cardiovascular activity is measured. You must be 40 to 59 years old and able to attend two study visits at the University of Pittsburgh campus in Oakland, Pennsylvania.
Adult
Accepting Healthy Volunteers
Recruiting
Minnesota
Are you an adult who has uncontrolled high blood pressure? This study will see whether an early notification system for health professionals can help manage patients’ high blood pressure, especially among those who have had a stroke or have an increased risk of stroke. To participate in this study, you must be between 18 and 85 years old and have high blood pressure that is not controlled by medicine and lifestyle changes. This study is enrolling native English, Spanish, or Hmong speakers. The study is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Adult, Older Adult