Read an interview with Tomas Amuchastegui who has spent the last two years working on quality improvement projects in the Echo Lab at Yale New Haven Hospital for the appropriate use of Transesophageal Echocardiography by internists, recently focused on Infective Endocarditis.
Over 80 new investigators and senior ISH Faculty members from 26 countries mingled with colleagues and enjoyed the spectacular views of the Milan cathedral during the ISH New Investigator Committee Networking and Mentorship event on 13 June in Milan.
The June 2015 issue of ISH Hypertension News is now available. Contributions include (1) an update from the President (2) a focus on the Centre for Chronic Disease Control, New Delhi by Dorairaj Prabhakaran (3) Four Hot off the Press contributions (4) A report on World Hypertension Day (5) a contribution on Air Pollution and Vascular Health and much more.
We would like to applaud all those who have carried out local initiatives to mark World Hypertension Day (17 May 2015) and thank those organisations (listed below) who have sent us reports and videos of their World Hypertension Day activities to share with colleagues around the world.
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.
Read an interview with Cam McCarthy, Graduate Research Assistant and Ph.D. candidate,
Department of Physiology, Georgia Regents University, USA.
Read More 31/10/2014
View interviews with 6 of the award winners at the September ISH New Investigator Symposium in San Francisco: Urmi Basu, Hana Itani, Trevor Hardigan, Cam McCarthy, Shyamala Thirunavukkarusu and Ashley Wagoner.
Read More 22/10/2014
This 'Council's Corner - Hypertension Issues; A personal view' contribution comes from Maciej Tomaszewski (University of Leicester, Leicester, UK and Chair of the ISH New Investigator Committee). It is entitled - Resistant hypertension and non-adherence to antihypertensive treatment.
Read More 21/10/2014
I am delighted to begin my tenure as President of ISH and am looking forward to working with the leadership in taking our Society forward over the next two years.
Read More 10/10/2014
The World Hypertension League (WHL) has created a Resource Centre within their website. This includes videos and PowerPoint presentations. A PowerPoint was recently developed on a current WHL opinion paper titled "Prevention and Control of Hypertension: Developing a Global Agenda".
Read More 02/10/2014
We invite you to read an interview with Muhammad Oneeb Rehman Mian - ISH NIC Media Working Group member based at the Hypertension and Vascular Research Unit, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec.
Read More 01/10/2014
For those of you who read the ISH newsletter and who have participated in ISH activities, you will know Lars as the mastermind behind many successful ISH-related initiatives, as Past-President and as the Editor of the fantastic ISH newsletter. What you may not be aware of, is that Lars has had many successes and has contributed to many programmes and causes beyond ISH.
Read More 22/09/2014
On 17th May 2014 the 10th World Hypertension Day, promoted by the World Hypertension League, was celebrated in Italy.
'Know Your Blood pressure' was the motto of the day and the central theme of the event as suggested from WHL.
Read More 17/09/2014
I really valued the experience of the ISH New Investigator Symposium in San Francisco as it gave me a forum in which to present my research and be critically evaluated by experts in the hypertension field.
Read More 12/09/2014
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.
Read More 11/09/2014