The Science

Scientific Focus Areas

Providing global leadership in prevention and treatment of heart, lung, blood and sleep diseases involves a range of efforts – from consortiums and networks to dedicated programs with specific focus areas. Learn about the NHLBI-supported initiatives that span the research continuum.

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Research Feature
What researchers are learning about clonal hematopoiesis As the body ages, it is normal for changes in cells to occur. “Cells divide every day and mutations happen,” said Emma M. Groarke, M.D., an attending...