Publication Policy

All publications based on data from the Framingham Heart Study must have the following acknowledgement or a facsimile thereof:

"From the Framingham Heart Study of the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health and Boston University School of Medicine. This work was supported by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute's Framingham Heart Study (Contract No.N01-HC-25195)".

The FHS Publications Committee has set forth the following procedures by which manuscripts produced by FHS core and ancillary investigators are reviewed. Compliance is necessary in order for your publication to be included in the FHS Annual Report to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and in the Framingham Heart Study bibliography, which is updated yearly and posted on the Framingham Heart Study website. It is also important to notify the Framingham Heart Study of the complete reference when your article is published. The senior or corresponding author on each manuscript will be responsible for the implementation of these guidelines.

The procedure for review is as follows: