Trevor describes his proudest moments, and the highlight of his graduate research experience, as receiving an Annual High Blood Pressure Research Conference New Investigator Award in San Francisco, 2014 and an ISH oral presentation award during the same trip.
The September 2015 issue of ISH Hypertension News is now available. This includes a six part Hot off the press section, commissioned reports on (1) Hypertension in pregnancy (2) Statins and Myalgia: Fact or Fiction? (3) Pulmonary Hypertension (4) Biochemical Testing for Non-Adherence to Antihypertensive Medications, a focus on Professor Enrico Agabiti Rosei's excellent group in Brescia, Italy and much more. A full list of the newsletter contents follows.
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
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.
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.
Chandka Medical College/ Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University (SMBBMU) Larkana was honoured to host the 17th Annual Symposium of the Pakistan Hypertension League from 7-9 February 2014. Prof. Saeed Ahmad Sangi and Dr. Jawaid Akbar Sial were nominated as Convener and Secretary of the symposium respectively.
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Nominations for ISH 2014 awards are invited from Society members by the deadline of 30 April. Read on for information on the awards and prizes to be offered this year and to find out more about the nomination process.
Read More 11/03/2014
World Action on Salt & Health is launching its 2014 awareness campaign today. They have identified that in order for people to take control of their own health they need to know what they are eating in the first place.
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Kathryn works in Dr. Richard Wainford’s Laboratory of Cardio-Renal research located at Boston University School of Medicine in the Department of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics and the Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute. Her lab focuses on the central neural control of fluid and electrolyte homeostasis and blood pressure regulation.
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The World Hypertension League and International Society of Hypertension have just launched a Fact Sheet on High Blood Pressure: Why Prevention and Control are Urgent and Important. Read on to view this document.
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Our February ISH New Investigator of the Month is Santiago Cuevas from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. An interview with Santiago follows.
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The International Society of Hypertension and World Hypertension League call on governments, nongovernmental organisations and the food industry to work to reduce dietary sodium
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New ASH-ISH Hypertension Guidelines Offer Practical, Clinical Information for Doctor and Patient Around the Globe
The ASH-ISH guidelines have been written to provide a straightforward approach to managing hypertension in the community, for practitioners in low and middle-income countries as well as developed countries.
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On behalf of the Council of the International Society of Hypertension (ISH), it is my pleasure to invite you to nominate new members for ISH Council.
Deadline: 17 March 2014
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The January issue of Hypertension News can now be viewed.
Highlights include the 2014 ASH-ISH Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Hypertension in the Community, a comparison of guidelines 2011-2014, a report from John Chalmers on The George Institute, an update on the ISH New Investigator Network, as well as regional reports regarding events in India, Nigeria and the US.
Read More 09/01/2014