International Society of Hypertension

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ISH Awards & Prizes

The International Society of Hypertension (ISH) promotes and encourages the advancement of scientific research and knowledge and of its application in all aspects of hypertension and associated cardiovascular diseases. The Society offers a number of awards and lectureships at each Biennial Meeting.

A number of these awards are made possible by the specific and general support of our industry supporters, emphasizing their shared vision for the advancement of knowledge and recognition of achievement. The Society is most grateful for this generous support.

ISH Mentorship Scholar Award

There is a critical need to establish and support high quality training programs within low/middle income countries that can enhance the early careers of researchers in the basic science, clinical and public health areas of hypertension. To help meet this need the Society is offering awards to mentors in these countries who have the expertise and resources to offer fellowship training in hypertension disciplines to young investigators.

 

The past winners are as follows…

2018

  • Project: Association between selected molecular biomarkers and ambulatory blood pressure pattern in African Chronic Kidney disease and hypertensive patients compared with normotensive controls

    Dr. Abiodun Moshood Adeoye Profile Image Dr. Isaac Busayo Abiola Profile Image

    Mentor: Dr. Abiodun Moshood Adeoye
    Host organisation: University of Ibadan / University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Scholar: Dr. Isaac Busayo Abiola

2017

  • Project: Genetic risk factors of hypertension in Mongolia

    Dr. Bolortuul Byambatsogt Profile Image Tsolmon Unurjargal Profile Image

    Mentor: Professor Tsolmon Unurjargal
    Host organisation: Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences, Ulaanbaatar, Tuv, Mongolia
    Scholar: Dr. Bolortuul Byambatsogt

  • Project: Role of mineralocorticoid receptor in experimental pre-eclampsia model

    Professor Lawrence Olatunji and Dr. Taofeek O. Usman

    Mentor: Professor Lawrence Olatunji
    Host organisation: University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria
    Scholar: Dr. Taofeek O. Usman

  • Project: Identification of hypertension-susceptibility genes and pathways by a systematic multiple candidate gene approach: Sudan whole exome sequencing project for hypertension

    Professor Dina A. H. Ibrahim Profile Image Dr. Wissal Ahmed Elhanbali Profile Image

    Mentor: Professor Dina A. H. Ibrahim
    Host organisation: Central Laboratory, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Khartoum, Sudan
    Scholar: Dr. Wissal Ahmed Elhanbali

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