A brief summary of the Feb. 12, 2013, meeting of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Advisory Council (NHLBAC) is available online.  NHLBI Director Dr. Gary H. Gibbons welcomed members and presented, “Imagining the Future–the NHLBI at 75: Toward a Diverse, Networked Scientific Community.”  He noted that the NHLBI will remain committed to training and nurturing a diverse new generation of leaders in science and will continue to value and support investigator-initiated fundamental discovery science.   On Monday, June 3, 2013, Gibbons will present the keynote address, “NIH and Advances in Sleep Research: Past, Present and Future Opportunities” at SLEEP 2013 in Baltimore, Md.