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  • December 2015 issue - ISH Hypertension News

    The December 2015 issue of ISH Hypertension News is now available. This includes coverage of the results of four trials, all of which have important implications for clinical practice in relation to improving CVD prevention. Three of these trials - SPRINT and two PATHWAYS trials - have clinical implications for hypertension management (how low to go and how to do it) and one EMPA-REG provides unique data regarding optimal glucose lowering with a new class of agents for the prevention of CVD in patients with type 2 diabetes!

    Read More 28/09/2015

  • Report of the first ISH/APSH Summer School in Asia and Australasia

    The first Summer School of the Asian Pacific Society of Hypertension (APSH)/ISH in the Asia Pacific region was held at the Beijing Eastern Garden International Conference Co., Ltd at the start of August 2015. Read on to view event reports.

    Read More 22/09/2015

  • ADVERT: Glasgow BHF Centre of Excellence is recruiting

    3 year funded PhD position for a Clinical Research Fellow working on a project in translational vascular research, aimed at integrating basic and clinical science.

    - Vacancy Reference: M00633
    - Closing date: 11 October 2015

    Read More 22/09/2015

  • ISH President receives the prestigious AHA Council on Hypertension Harriet Dustan Award

    We would like to congratulate Professor Rhian Touyz (the current ISH President) on being the 2015 recipient of the Council on Hypertension of the American Heart Association Harriet Dustan Award. The Harriet Dustan Award is designed to recognise female investigators who have made outstanding contributions in the field of hypertension.

    Read More 18/09/2015

  • An interview with Chisa Matsumoto - September new investigator spotlight of the month

    Chisa's scientific goals are to become an expert in cardiovascular epidemiology and preventive cardiology - especially relating to hypertension - to promote healthier lives for individuals all over the world. Read on to find out her advice for emerging scientists.

    Read More 04/09/2015

  • ISH New Investigator Committee collaboration with the AHA Trainee Advocacy Committee

    Inspired by the enthusiastic feedback on our Athens and San Francisco 2014 New Investigator Meeting Programmes, the ISH New Investigator Committee (NIC) is pleased to be collaborating again this year with the Council on Hypertension of the American Heart Association (AHA) at the time of their Washington D.C. Scientific Sessions (16-19 September 2015).

    Read More 06/08/2015

  • An interview with Langeza Saleh - August 2015 spotlight of the month

    Langeza's first oral presentation was at the ESH 2015 Meeting in Milan in June. Speaking about this experience she said, 'It was a privilege to have the chance to meet such great researchers from the top teaching schools. I also enjoyed the opportunity to meet the hypertension experts during the ISH New Investigator Committee networking event.'

    Read More 03/08/2015

  • A report on the Asia Pacific Congress of Hypertension, Bali, Indonesia, June 2015

    Congratulations to the Asian Pacific Society (APSH) and Indonesian Society of Hypertension on organising a successful 11th Asia Pacific Congress of Hypertension (APCH 2015) in Bali in June. A report and pictures of this event follow.

    Read More 29/07/2015

  • Neil Poulter - New President-Elect of ISH

    Professor Neil R. Poulter was made President-Elect of the ISH at the recent Council meeting in Milan. He will be President from September 2016 to October 2018. Neil Poulter is the current chairman of Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine at Imperial College London, UK and the Co-Director of the Imperial Clinical Trials Unit.

    Read More 24/07/2015

  • Italian Society of Hypertension 2015 World Hypertension Day Report

    May 17, 2015 was the 11th World Hypertension Day, an initiative of the World Hypertension League. The Italian Society of Hypertension (SIIA) organized a large number of initiatives throughout Italy based on the WHL 2015 theme Know your Numbers. The goal of the SIIA is to promote a healthy lifestyle and high blood pressure awareness amongst the population.

    Read More 14/07/2015

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