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We are pleased to announce that Mohandas Narla, DSc, NYBC Vice President of Research, is now a member of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Advisory Council.

NHLBI’s mission is to provide global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood disorders and enhance the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives.

The NHLBI Advisory Council advises the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, the Assistant Secretary for Health, the Director of National Institutes of Health, and the Director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute on matters relating to the cause, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart, blood vessel, lung, and blood diseases; the use of blood and blood products and the management of blood resources; and sleep disorders. The Council also considers applications for research and research training grants and cooperative agreements, recommends funding for those applications that show promise of making valuable contributions to human knowledge, and may also make recommendations to the NHLBI Director regarding research conducted at NHLBI. 

Congratulations to Dr. Narla for this highly prestigious and well-deserved recognition of his outstanding leadership.​