We are delighted to share with you this bumper issue of ISH Hypertension News.
In September, more than 3500 delegates met at the ISH Scientific Meeting to discuss high blood pressure, its risks, and prevention during almost a week, where we received a very warm welcome and fantastic hospitality by Professors Kim, Kim, and Kim and their many co-workers. I invite you to read the new investigators’ reports from the meeting on pages 22-26.
This year, ISH celebrated its 50th anniversary and it was time for our Society to change President and part of the Scientific Council. Neil Poulter (London, UK) took over from Touyz (Glasgow, UK) as President and you will find their addresses on pages 3-4 and 6, respectively. The Council members (elected for 2016-20) are additionally presented on page 5, with their fields of interest.
Further fantastic newsletter contributions are detailed below.
ISH New Investigator Committee (NIC) - Argentine Society of Hypertension (SAHA) Collaboration: Oral and Poster Presentation sessions
The ISH New Investigator Committee (NIC) was delighted to collaborate with the Argentine Society of Hypertension (SAHA) during last week's XX111 Argentine Hypertension Meeting. This event was held in Buenos Aires from 14-16 April 2016. Congratulations to the winners of the ISH NIC-SAHA oral and poster presentation sessions who are listed below and a special thanks to SAHA for invitating the ISH to participate in such a great meeting.
I have been a member of the International Society of Hypertension (ISH) since 2013. Soon after my enrolment in ISH I joined the New Investigator Network and, sometime later, its Mentorship initiative.
Welcome to the ISH Mentorship Scheme story corner. Here we would like to update members on the progress of the scheme and provide stories of how new investigator members of our community are benefiting from the guidance, support, and importantly friendship of the more experienced members of the ISH. I hope you enjoy these stories and a huge thank you to all contributors to the scheme, especially mentors and mentees.
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.
The XXII Argentina Arterial Hypertension Meeting took place in the city of Tucumán, in the Northwest of Argentina (1,000 kilometers inland from Buenos Aires), from the 23rd to 25th of April 2015. The National University of Tucumán, one of the oldest and most prestigious of the country, is based in the city.
Read More 05/05/2015
Asked how he heard about the New Investigator Network Mihail answers - 'Word of mouth, like really good things in this life'.
Read More 30/04/2015
WHAT'S ON MY DESK FEATURE: Take a look at the articles Professor Masatsugu Horiuchi (ISH Secretary - Japan) is reading - on ACE overexpression in myelomonocytes and prevention of cognitive decline in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease. Published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation in March 2014.
Read More 22/04/2015
Read about the New Investigator Committee (NIC) 2014 meeting programmes in a Journal of Hypertension report.
Read More 21/04/2015
On 13-17 March 2015, the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) hosted the Biennial World Congress of Nephrology in Cape Town, South Africa. Recognising the close relationship with hypertension, the ISN partnered with the International Society of Hypertension (ISH) to co-host a session on 'Hypertension and the metabolic syndrome: New anthropologic and pathophysiologic insights'.
Read More 14/04/2015
Master Course in Hypertension: Hypertension, Electrolytes and the Kidney. A report by Christian Delles
It was a great honour for me to represent the ISH at the Master Course in Hypertension in Beirut. The course has been organised by Prof. Edgar Nasr (University of Balamand) in collaboration with the European Renal Association – European Dialysis and Transplantation Association (ERA-EDTA) and the ISH and was running from 26th to 28th March 2015.
Read More 09/04/2015
We invite you to read an interview with Shyamala Thirunavukkarasu - Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dept. of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis. USA.
Read More 02/04/2015
ISH has launched three posters for World Hypertension Day focusing on facts about high blood pressure. We invite you to download these posters and use these during any activity that you are organising. Remember to mark the day!
Read More 01/04/2015
The What’s on my desk” (Media New Investigator Committee (NIC) Working Group) initiative will run monthly - primarily via the NIC ISH Facebook/Twitter accounts. In this feature, senior scientists in hypertension/cardiovascular disease will be approached to provide the name/details for an article that they are interested in at the moment. This will provide our members with a unique opportunity to see articles which are of interest to field leaders in hypertension research.
Read More 26/03/2015
Read on to view a copy of the World Hypertension League (WHL) 2014 Annual Report. Find out more about the WHL mission, core values, objectives & goals, vision, resources and much more.
Read More 09/03/2015