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  • Project Manager, May Measurement Month - Applications are invited by the deadline of 12 December 2016

    We are seeking an experienced Project Manager to support this exciting project - May Measurement Month. The post holder will undertake the day to day management and implementation of the MMM campaign. The role is based in Greater London, UK.

    Read More 02/12/2016

  • November 2016 issue - ISH Hypertension News

    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.

    Read More 29/11/2016

  • Juan Medina Briceno interview - December new investigator of the month

    Join us in congratulating Juan Medina Briceno, ISH New Investigator of the month, who has a BSc. Honours degree with a focus in Bio-Medical Sciences from the University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada.

    Read More 27/11/2016

  • ISH New Investigator Committee Networking and Mentorship Event

    This year's Networking and Mentorship event was held in the LU restaurant at the Coex convention centre, Seoul, Korea as part of the ISH 2016 Biennial Scientific Meeting. The event was very well attended (over 150 participants) by distinguished guests, ISH council members, senior faculty and junior investigators. Participants originated from 34 countries.

    Read More 15/11/2016

  • Georgios Papadakis interview - November new investigator of the month

    Join us in congratulating Georgios Papadakis, ISH New Investigator of the month, from Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA, and the National Institute of Dental Health and Craniofacial Research, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA.

    His research interests include pre-clinical imaging using micro-PET/CT and micro-PET/MRI in small animal models, multi-modality image analysis of PET/CT & PET/MRI scans, informatics and computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) in nuclear medicine applications, 
machine learning for medical imaging, and computer vision for clinical image processing.

    Read More 01/11/2016

  • ISH 50th Anniversary Video

    We invite you to view a video chronicling the ISH history over the last 50 years (1966-2016). This was launched during the ISH 2016 Biennial Meeting in Seoul, Korea.

    Read More 27/10/2016

  • RAAS 2016, Tokyo

    Report on ISH official satellite symposium RAAS 2016, Tokyo, September 23-24.

    Read More 24/10/2016

  • Ernesto Schiffrin Honoured with 2016 Margolese Heart Diseases Prize

    Ernesto Schiffrin (Hypertension Canada President and ISH Past President) to receive the Margolese National Heart Disorders Prize.

    Read More 24/10/2016

  • ISH 2022 Scientific Meeting Destination Annoucement: Kyoto, Japan

    The destination for the ISH 2022 Scientific Meeting was announced during the recent ISH meeting in Seoul. Join us in congratulating the Japanese Society of Hypertension who will be the local organisers of this event and please start planning now to attend!

    Read More 14/10/2016

  • Congratulations to the ISH 2016 Award Winners!

    The Society was delighted to announce the winners of the ISH 2016 biennial awards during a ceremony in Seoul on 28th September. Winners were presented as follows.

    Read More 14/10/2016

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