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.
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- Jan. 9, 2015 – BUSM's Emelia Benjamin to Receive AHA's Paul Dudley White Award Read more
- CHICAGO, Nov. 17, 2014 – The American Heart Association awarded its 2014 Population Research Prize to Vasan S. Ramachandran, M.D., of Boston University School of Medicine. Read more
- CHICAGO, Nov. 18, 2014 – "Excess weight among young women of childbearing age has important implications not only for their own health, but for that of their children as well," said Michael Mendelson, M.D., S.M., the study's lead author and a research fellow at the Framingham Heart Study, Boston University and the Boston Children's Hospital. Read more
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