International Society of Hypertension

New Investigators Network

New Investigator Network

  • Keytam Awad- April 2016 new investigator spotlight of the month

    April's New Investigator of the Month, Dr. Keytam Awad has been involved in the development of an in vitro model of PAH and has linked cellular changes in PAH to those seen in certain cancers. We invite you to view her spotlight.

    Read More 13/04/2016

  • ISH Mentorship Scheme Story Corner - Vanja Ivkovic

    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.

    Read More 11/04/2016

  • ISH 2016 Call For Award Nominations: Deadline Sunday 3rd July 2016

    On the occasion of its 26th Scientific Meeting (Hypertension Seoul 2016), which will be held in Seoul, Korea from 24th to 29th September 2016 the ISH with the collaboration and generous support of sponsors, is pleased to announce the following awards. In addition to the prestige and kudos associated with each of the awards, they each comprise a significant monetary amount to recognise the excellence of the awardees and support the intended purposes of the specific awards.

    Read More 01/04/2016

  • ISH Mentorship Scheme Story Corner

    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.

    Read More 23/03/2016

  • A call for bids - ISH 2022 Biennial Scientific Meeting - PROPOSAL DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 18 APRIL

    The Council of the International Society of Hypertension (ISH) would like to invite scientists, research groups or National Societies of Hypertension to submit bids to host the ISH Biennial Scientific Meeting in 2022.

    Read More 14/03/2016

  • To mark International Women's Day we would like to share the 1st ISH Women in Hypertension spotlight feature of Professor Dr. Yook-Chin CHIA

    Professor Yook-Chin CHIA is Professor and Senior Consultant at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA and the current President of the Malaysian Society of Hypertension.

    Read More 08/03/2016

  • Regional Challenges in Hypertension Management Sessions: ISH 2016 Seoul Meeting

    Regional Challenges in Hypertension Management sessions will take place during the Hypertension Seoul 2016 meeting for (1) Africa (2) East Asia (3) Eastern Europe (4) Latin America (5) Middle East and South Asia and (6) South East Asia. We are sure that these will be of great interest to our Society members and very much hope that you and your colleagues will be able to participate.

    Read More 07/03/2016

  • Women under-represented in world’s science academies

    We would like to share an article from Nature. This reports that fewer than half of academies have policies in place to boost gender equality in membership.

    Read More 02/03/2016

  • Ada Teo - March 2016 new investigator spotlight of the month

    This month's spotight is Ada Teo from the Clinical Pharmacology Unit, University of Cambridge, UK. Read our interview with Ada to find out how she became interested in research relating to Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease and much more.

    Read More 02/03/2016

  • The Lancet Commission on Hypertension Group

    About 10 million people die every year from causes relating to hypertension. Elevated blood pressure is the strongest modifable risk factor for cardiovascular disease worldwide.

    The Lancet Commission on Hypertension Group is a worldwide collaborative initiative with two main goals:

    1. Identify key actions to improve the management of blood pressure, both at the population and the individual level.

    2. Initiate a campaign promoting the adoption of key actions at national levels to reduce the impactof elevated blood pressure globally

    Read More 28/02/2016

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