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Congratulations to all ISH New Investigator Committee award winners

Posted on 16/09/2013

Congratulations to all ISH New Investigator Committee award winners and thanks to all those who joined us at the 3rd ISH New Investigators' Symposium last week in New Orleans. Read on for a short report of this event, a list of the award winners, to view photos and the programme.

The New Investigators’ Symposium was a FREE full day event on 10th September 2013 providing a forum for new scientists and clinicians in training who have an interest in hypertension and cardiovascular disease.

The event was organised and carried out by the ISH New Investigator Committee (NIC) and held in collaboration with the Council for High Blood Pressure Research (CHBPR) of the American Heart Association at the time of their 2013 Scientific Sessions.

A highlight of the event was unquestionably the keynote presentation by Dr. Jane Reckelhoff, Ph.D. Billy S. Guyton Distinguished Professor Director, Women's Health Research Center University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, USA. Dr. Reckelhoff made a presentation entitled: OMG! From Sequester and Beyond: Am I Going to Make it as a Scientist?

Click here to view a copy of Dr. Reckelhoff's presentation. We are extremely grateful to Dr. Reckelhoff for allowing us to share this document with you.

Award and travel grant winners include:

  • Jane Reckelhoff Award of the ISH New Investigator Committee - Krupa Savalia, Omaha, NE, USA

  • ISH New Investigator Committee Oral Presentation Award - Richard Wainford, Boston, MA, USA

  • ISH New Investigator Committee Poster Presentation Award - Karla Haack, Omaha, NE, USA

  • ISH New Investigator Committee Poster Presentation Award - Katrina Binger, Berlin, Germany

Travel Grants:

  • Sofie Brouwers, Brussels,  Belgium

  • Santiago Cuevas, Baltimore, MD, USA

  • T Michael De Silva, Iowa, City, USA

  • Rana El Bikai, Montreal, Canada

  • Tomoyuki Honjo, Kobe, Japan

  • Augusto Montezano, Glasgow, UK

  • Francisco Rios, Glasgow, UK

  • Junie Paula Warrington, Jackson, MS, USA

  • Jiandong Zhang, Carey, NC, USA

View photos from the day at the ISH New Investigator Network page on Facebook.

To view the symposium programme please click here.

We hope to see you at the next symposium in Athens in June 2014! Contact secretariat@ish-world.com to express interest in attending.