Funding For Landmark Framingham Heart Study Slashed By $4 Million

One of the most important studies in the history of medicine will be sharply curtailed as a result of the federal budget cuts.

The landmark Framingham Heart Study (FHS) has been told by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) that it will lose  $4 million of its funding. The cut represents 40% of its NHLBI funding and is a direct consequence of the sequester, the automatic cuts in the federal budget.

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