It is almost 6 months since I assumed the Presidency of ISH and I am delighted to update you on the many activities that have taken place during this time. In the last newsletter you received my vision and goals for ISH. I would now like to share with you how these goals are being addressed and how we are progressing the vision of the Society.
Nadine is based at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio and currently working on several clinical research projects pertaining to the transcatheter management of structural heart disease.
The December 2014 issue of ISH Hypertension News is now available. Contributions include a report from the ISH President, Rhian Touyz, informing us about her first half year in office, updates from the New Investigator Committee and much more.
The 5th ISH New Investigator Symposium on Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease was held in collaboration with the American Heart Association Hypertension Council in advance of their 2014 Scientific Sessions. Organized exclusively by members of the ISH New Investigator Network the half day symposium featured 14 oral presentations and over 60 posters from the best young scientists in the field of hypertension.
The ISH New Investigator Network recently created a platform on LinkedIn for young professionals in hypertension research to connect, find researchers in similar fields of interest and to establish exciting new collaborations and research ideas.
ISH New Investigator Committee (NIC) members were delighted to welcome senior ISH Faculty and rising stars of international hypertension research during the recent cocktail party at the Divani Hotel, Athens. Guests enjoyed food and the spectacular views of Athens during the launch of the new Mentorship Scheme and NIC logo.
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The Councils of the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) and the International Society of Hypertension (ISH) have agreed to hold a Joint Scientific Meeting in Europe in 2020.
PROPOSAL DEADLINE 31st JANUARY 2014.
Read More 30/11/2013
Umeå University, Sweden (34,000 students and 4,300 employees) has recently awarded Professor Lars H Lindholm its most prestigious award, the gold medal of merit, for "his outstanding work in research and research education over very many years". This is a singular honour as the gold medal has only been awarded twice during this century.
Read More 20/11/2013
Japanese Hypertension Society set up light-up events around World Hypertension Day 2013. Eight landmarks in six areas were lit up with red as a symbol of arterial blood and blue for venous blood. To add to this they organised public blood pressure measurement sessions and meetings for continual medical education.
Read More 19/11/2013
Hypertension is the world’s leading risk for death and for disability and approximately 30% of hypertension is related to excess dietary sodium (salt).
Read More 06/11/2013
Read on to find out more about Katrina Binger; ISH November New Investigator of the Month. Katrina is currently working at the Experimental and Clinical Research Center, Max-Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany.
Read More 01/11/2013