Researchers Take Step in Unlocking the Causes of Congenital Heart Disease (video) NIH/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Jonathan R. Kaltman, M.D., of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, and Richard Lifton, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Genetics at Yale University, discuss findings from the first large-scale gene sequencing analysis of congenital heart disease. The findings, which were published online March 12, 2013, in the journal Nature, will inform future research into the causes of congenital heart disease. Credit National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Usage Restrictions Embargoed until Sunday, May 12, at 1 p.m. ET. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.