The larger, completed obesity-related studies funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) are listed below, along with brief descriptions of each. Some of the obesity-related studies were initiated by NHLBI as contracts or grants whereas others were investigator-initiated and funded through cooperative agreement mechanisms.
Girl’s Health Enrichment Multi-site Studies (GEMS)
NHLBI Growth and Health Study (NGHS)
Preventing Overweight Using Novel Dietary Strategies Study (POUNDS LOST) Trial
Trial of Activity for Adolescent Girls (TAAG)
Weight Loss Maintenance Trial (WLM)
Last Updated March 2011