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February 6, 2013
Researchers find gene variant linked to aortic valve disease
A newly identified genetic variant doubles the risk of calcium buildup in the heart’s aortic valve. Calcium buildup is the most common cause of aortic stenosis, a narrowing of the aortic valve that can lead to heart failure, stroke, and sudden cardiac death.

February 1, 2013
NIH urges women to protect their heart health and to encourage others to do the same
Women and men across the country will kick off the month on Friday, Feb. 1 by participating in the 11th annual National Wear Red Day, which encourages all Americans to wear red to show their support for raising awareness of women's heart disease.

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February 12, 2013 : News 12 Long Island
Video interview with Dr. Gary Gibbons
Elisa DiStefano
NHLBI Director Dr. Gary H. Gibbons talks about women and heart disease on the red carpet at the 2013 Red Dress Collection Fashion Show in New York City.

February 8, 2013 : Nature
Pathology: At the heart of the problem
Cassandra Willyard
Read about research that is illuminating the molecular mechanisms that can cascade into debilitating heart disease.

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Spotlight On Research

Featured Fact Sheet

colorful microscope image from scientific paper of TRALI

NHLBI top research findings in fiscal year 2012
Read summaries of 34 key research findings published in fiscal year 2012 that advanced our knowledge of blood, cardiovascular, and lung diseases. All studies had funding support from the NHLBI. Read full fact sheet...

Upcoming Events

July 28, 2013 - July 31, 2013
Population Studies Workshop
Bethesda, Maryland

Jackson Heart Study – longitudinal study of African Americans in Jackson, MS Strong Heart Study – longitudinal study of American Indians in ND, AZ and OK 6:00 p.m. July 28 – Noon, July 31, 2013 at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland Application due: April 1, 2013

Director's Message
NHLBI researcher named 2012 AAAS Fellow

Office of the Director
November 29, 2012

Keji Zhao, Ph.D., director of the NHLBI Systems Biology Center, has been named a 2012 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). This honor is bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers in recognition of "meritorious efforts to advance science or its applications."...
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