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International Society of Hypertension

Prof. Toshiro Fujita was awarded the ISH 2014 Franz Volhard Award and Lectureship

Prof. Fujita's Franz Volhard Lecture was entitled Mechanisms of Salt-Sensitive Hypertension. This was given during the ISH Awards and Lectureship session at the Hypertension Athens meeting.

The Franz Volhard Award and Lectureship was endowed by Farbwerke Hoechst in 1972 to commemorate the centenary of the birth of Franz Volhard.  This is presented biennially to a person or persons who, in the opinion of the Awards Committee of the ISH, shall have initiated in the field of hypertension or in a related discipline, a concept which remains of current interest. The recipient shall be invited to deliver to the ISH a lecture on the topic for which the award is bestowed.