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April 17, 2013 to April 18, 2013

In April 2013, a working group group outlined research recommendations to move the field of pediatric heart failure forward.

March 2, 2013

In response to congressional encouragement, the NHLBI hosted in May 2013 a forum of representatives from federal government agencies to share information about current activities related to COPD and discuss opportunities for further improvement of the federal response to this serious public health problem.

November 27, 2012 to November 28, 2012

In November 2012, a working group recommended steps to expand our understanding of apheresis, which is a general term for treatments that remove harmful proteins, chemicals, or cells in the blood that contribute to disease.

November 12, 2012 to November 13, 2012

In November 2012, a working group discussed the current status of basic investigations in lung cell therapy, identified the scientific gaps in in our understanding of cell therapy in the treatment of lung diseases, and recommended scientific priorities that could advance lung cell therapy.

September 12, 2012 to September 13, 2012

In September 2012, a working group discussed the current understanding of hormone-induced thrombosis in women and identified critical gaps in research.

September 9, 2012 to September 10, 2012

In September 2012, a working group made recommendations to a broad cross-section of groups for making nutrition education a part of the training of medical, nursing, dental, and other health professionals.

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