The NIH Centers for Accelerated Innovations is an NHLBI-funded initiative to improve how basic science advances and discoveries are translated into commercially viable products that improve patient care and advance public health. NHLBI Director Dr. Gary H. Gibbons, M.D., talks with three leaders in the field of moving discoveries into clinical practice. Read full message
In June, the NHLBI announced that the Institute was focusing its efforts on knowledge generation and evidence synthesis by implementing a new collaborative partnership model to develop new cardiovascular clinical practice guidelines based upon NHLBI-sponsored systematic evidence reviews. Four of the five Expert Panels/Working Groups embraced the collaborative model and worked successfully with the American Heart Association (AHA), the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and other professional societies to develop new cardiovascular disease (CVD) clinical practice guidelines for lifestyle, risk assessment, cholesterol, and obesity. Read full message
Gary H. Gibbons, M.D., is director of the NHLBI. Read full bio...
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