Trainees interested in doing research AT the NHLBI and then potentially move into a 3-year extramural award should follow the link below.
Here is the funding announcement purpose:
The purpose of the NHLBI Career Transition Award (K22) program is to provide highly qualified postdoctoral fellows with an opportunity to receive mentored research experience in the NHLBI Division of Intramural Research and then to provide them with funding to facilitate the transition of their research programs as new investigators to extramural institutions. To achieve these objectives, the NHLBI Career Transition Award will support two phases of research: a mentored intramural phase (two years) and an extramural phase (three years), for a total of five years of combined support. Transition from the intramural phase of support to the extramural phase is not automatic. Approval of the transition will be based on the success of the awardees research program as determined by an NHLBI progress review, which will include an evaluation of a research plan to be carried out at the extramural institution. – See more at: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-302.html#sthash.6PPHihpX.dpuf