In 1948, FHS scientists and participants embarked on an ambitious project to identify risk factors for heart disease. Today, the study remains a world-class epicenter for cutting-edge heart, brain, bone, and sleep research.
Research Ideas for FHS Invited
Investigators are welcome to submit initiatives for new scientific studies using FHS resources. Initiatives may include use of existing resources, such as biospecimen, or new study content, such as additional questionnaires or exam procedures. Ideas may be submitted informally to Greta Lee Splansky. Proposals also may be submitted formally as web applications for FHS review.
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Our collaborations span universities and nations. Apply to use Framingham data in your study. View our description of data to see a listing of FHS data sets.
Learn your risk of developing heart disease. Type simple information such as your age and weight into our calculators.
- IMPORTANT NEWS: NHLBI Announces Plan to Fund a Framingham Heart Study Exam.
- Justin Echouffo Awarded The Scott Grundy Award for Excellence in Metabolism Research
- Joanne Murabito Named Co-PI, Framingham Heart Study
- Dr. Sudha Seshadri is happy to share that three of the FHS neurologists who see our participants, Drs. Emer McGrath, Joel Salinas and Hugo Aparicio received awards this year for work they did with the Framingham Heart Study. Two awards were received last week at the American Academy of Neurology Meeting in Boston. Hugo received his at BU earlier this year. Dr. Joel Salinas also published a book last week, through Harper Collins' for lay readers called Mirror Touch
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