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.

A physician reviews a patient's medical records with her in an exam room.
Research Feature
Researchers are studying how to update and personalize the tools doctors use to predict a patient’s chance of developing cardiovascular disease The annual physical exam is often a routine event for many people...