We are delighted to share with you this bumper issue of ISH Hypertension News.
In September, more than 3500 delegates met at the ISH Scientific Meeting to discuss high blood pressure, its risks, and prevention during almost a week, where we received a very warm welcome and fantastic hospitality by Professors Kim, Kim, and Kim and their many co-workers. I invite you to read the new investigators’ reports from the meeting on pages 22-26.
This year, ISH celebrated its 50th anniversary and it was time for our Society to change President and part of the Scientific Council. Neil Poulter (London, UK) took over from Touyz (Glasgow, UK) as President and you will find their addresses on pages 3-4 and 6, respectively. The Council members (elected for 2016-20) are additionally presented on page 5, with their fields of interest.
Further fantastic newsletter contributions are detailed below.
ISH New Investigator Committee (NIC) - Argentine Society of Hypertension (SAHA) Collaboration: Oral and Poster Presentation sessions
The ISH New Investigator Committee (NIC) was delighted to collaborate with the Argentine Society of Hypertension (SAHA) during last week's XX111 Argentine Hypertension Meeting. This event was held in Buenos Aires from 14-16 April 2016. Congratulations to the winners of the ISH NIC-SAHA oral and poster presentation sessions who are listed below and a special thanks to SAHA for invitating the ISH to participate in such a great meeting.
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.
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.
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.
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Read our December/January New Investigator spotlight feature on Richard Wainford from the Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics and the Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute.
Read More 11/12/2012
Highlights of the genetic research at the recent ISH 2012 Sydney Scientific Meeting in Sydney are given in an ISHCast interview with Drs Stephen Harrap and Maciej Tomaszewski.
Read More 02/12/2012
Watch the first in a series of ISHCast video interviews from the ISH Sydney Scientific Meeting. Professor Tony Heagerty summarises the Bridging the Gaps Satellite Symposium (30th September). The ISHCasts are an initiative of the ISH New Investigator Committee.
Read More 29/10/2012
The Sydney Symposium was a resounding success. 19 awards were presented on this occasion.
Read More 07/10/2012
Meet the ISH New Investigator of the Month – Seema Bhanji
Read More 01/10/2012