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National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

Name: National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
Description: NHLBI provides leadership for a national program in diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung, and blood; blood resources; and sleep disorders. Since October 1997, the NHLBI has also had administrative responsibility for the NIH Woman's Health Initiative. The Institute plans, conducts, fosters, and supports an integrated and coordinated program of basic research, clinical investigations and trials, observational studies, and demonstration and education projects.

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases and enhance the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives.

The NHLBI stimulates basic discoveries about the causes of disease, enables the translation of basic discoveries into clinical practice, fosters training and mentoring of emerging scientists and physicians, and communicates research advances to the public. It creates and supports a robust, collaborative research infrastructure in partnership with private and public organizations, including academic institutions, industry, and other government agencies. The Institute collaborates with patients, families, health care professionals, scientists, professional societies, patient advocacy groups, community organizations, and the media to promote the application of research results and leverage resources to address public health needs. The NHLBI also collaborates with international organizations to help reduce the burden of heart, lung, and blood diseases worldwide.

NHLBI Programs:

  • The Office of the Director
    • The Office of Science and Technology (OST)
    • Office of Administrative Management
    • Office of Research Training and Minority Health (ORTMH)
    • Center for Population Studies
    • Ethics Office
    • Office of Communications (OC)
    • Office of Global Health
  • Extramural Research Program
    • Division of Cardiovascular Sciences (DCVS)
    • Division of Lung Diseases (DLD)
    • Division of Blood Diseases and Resources (DBDR)
    • Division of Extramural Research Activities (DERA)
    • Division for the Application of Research Discoveries (DARD)
    • National Education Programs Coordinated by the NHLBI
  • Intramural Research Program
    • Division of Intramural Research (DIR)
    • List of Investigators at NHLBI
Synonym(s): National Heart Lung Blood Institute
Abbreviation: NHLBI
Is part of: National Institutes of Health
Super-category: Government granting agency
URL: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/
*Id: nlx_inv_1005097
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DefiningCitationhttp://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/  +
DefinitionNHLBI provides leadership for a national p NHLBI provides leadership for a national program in diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung, and blood; blood resources; and sleep disorders. Since October 1997, the NHLBI has also had administrative responsibility for the NIH Woman's Health Initiative. The Institute plans, conducts, fosters, and supports an integrated and coordinated program of basic research, clinical investigations and trials, observational studies, and demonstration and education projects.

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases and enhance the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives.

The NHLBI stimulates basic discoveries about the causes of disease, enables the translation of basic discoveries into clinical practice, fosters training and mentoring of emerging scientists and physicians, and communicates research advances to the public. It creates and supports a robust, collaborative research infrastructure in partnership with private and public organizations, including academic institutions, industry, and other government agencies. The Institute collaborates with patients, families, health care professionals, scientists, professional societies, patient advocacy groups, community organizations, and the media to promote the application of research results and leverage resources to address public health needs. The NHLBI also collaborates with international organizations to help reduce the burden of heart, lung, and blood diseases worldwide.

NHLBI Programs:

  • The Office of the Director
    • The Office of Science and Technology (OST)
    • Office of Administrative Management
    • Office of Research Training and Minority Health (ORTMH)
    • Center for Population Studies
    • Ethics Office
    • Office of Communications (OC)
    • Office of Global Health
  • Extramural Research Program
    • Division of Cardiovascular Sciences (DCVS)
    • Division of Lung Diseases (DLD)
    • Division of Blood Diseases and Resources (DBDR)
    • Division of Extramural Research Activities (DERA)
    • Division for the Application of Research Discoveries (DARD)
    • National Education Programs Coordinated by the NHLBI
  • Intramural Research Program
    • Division of Intramural Research (DIR)
    • List of Investigators at NHLBI ch (DIR)
    • List of Investigators at NHLBI
Idnlx_inv_1005097  +
Is part ofNational Institutes of Health  +
LabelNational Heart Lung and Blood Institute  +
ModifiedDate12 April 2012  +
SuperCategoryGovernment granting agency  +
SynonymNational Heart Lung Blood Institute  +