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.
The April issue of Hypertension News is now available. This includes an update from our President, an introduction to the New Investigator Committee Working Group members, a report on World Health Day and several updates from the regions.
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World Health Day (7 April) is an annual initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO). The theme for 2013 was high blood pressure.
Read on to view the WHO's Global Brief on Hypertension: Silent killer, global public health crisis.
Read More 09/04/2013
Congratulations to Teba Alnima (Maastricht, Netherlands), our New Investigator of the Month for April.
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The theme for World Health Day 7 April 2013 is high blood pressure. WHO will be reinforcing the key message to:
“Control your blood pressure - cut your risk of heart attack and stroke” with activities in the 53 Member States of the WHO European Region around this date.
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ISH New Investigator of the Month for March is Ruan Kruger from South Africa.
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Congratulations to Fady Hannah-Schmouni, New Investigator of the Month for February.
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The January issue of Explore is now available.
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Paul Korner was a passionate man and a fighter for good causes, with a piercing intellect, a disarming sense of humour coupled to a devastating turn of phrase and a caring heart behind an imposing facade. But above all he was a man of Science.
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The ISN New Investigator Committee (NIC) would like to call for nominations for people to join the NIC Media Committee and NIC Recruitment Committee (new sub-committees to be created) from early 2013. DEADLINE: 4th February.
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ISHCast: An interview with Dr. Kate Denton, Program Convenor of the Hypertension Sydney (ISH) 2012 Meeting
Dr. Denton gives an overview of the recent ISH 2012 Scientific Meeting , with a particular focus on the basic science sessions.
Read More 09/01/2013