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.
February 12, 2013
: News 12 Long Island
Video interview with Dr. Gary Gibbons
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
Pathology: At the heart of the problem
Read about research that is illuminating the molecular mechanisms that can cascade into debilitating heart disease.
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...
July 28, 2013 - July 31, 2013
Population Studies Workshop
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