Hana Itani is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Vascular Biology, Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. In her interview with the New Investigator Committee, she offers her advice for talented emerging scientists including: seek funding and develop grant writing skills early in your career, have novelty in your projects, and attain best research ethics. Please read on for more information.
View interviews with 6 of the award winners at the September ISH New Investigator Symposium in San Francisco: Urmi Basu, Hana Itani, Trevor Hardigan, Cam McCarthy, Shyamala Thirunavukkarusu and Ashley Wagoner.
This 'Council's Corner - Hypertension Issues; A personal view' contribution comes from Maciej Tomaszewski (University of Leicester, Leicester, UK and Chair of the ISH New Investigator Committee). It is entitled - Resistant hypertension and non-adherence to antihypertensive treatment.
I am delighted to begin my tenure as President of ISH and am looking forward to working with the leadership in taking our Society forward over the next two years.
The September 2014 issue of ISH Hypertension News is now available. In this issue the new ISH President, Professor Rhian Touyz, presents her views on the future and where she would like to take the Society. You will also read reports from the June ESH-ISH/ Hypertension Athens meeting, a report on Hypertension Research in Sapporo Medical University and much more.
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.
Report on World Health Day - 2013 by Prof. dr. Vjekoslav Gerc, President of Working Group on Arterial Hypertension, Bosnia and Herzegovina
As the president of the Working Group on Arterial Hypertension – Bosnia and Herzegovina, I was initiator of a few manifestations in some towns of Bosnia and Herzegovina on the occasion of World Health Day – April 7th, which is dedicated to hypertension. Colleagues from Sarajevo and Mostar were very active during World Health Day.
Read More 08/05/2013
Congratulations to César A. Romero (Córdoba, Argentina) our New Investigator of the Month for May!
Read More 06/05/2013
The Argentine Society of Hypertension held its 20th Congress in the city of Rosario from 18th to 20th April under the slogan "Hypertension: beyond the numbers, a global vision". The Organizing Committee was chaired by Dr. Diego Nannini, while the Scientific Committee was led by Dr. Fernando Filippini. Sincere thanks to these committee members for giving the ISH the opportunity, via Dr. Cesar Romero, to promote the New Investigator Network in their region.
Read More 05/05/2013
In an effort to raise awareness about the importance of day-to-day choices in the maintenance of a healthy blood pressure the ISH New Investigator Network is compiling a short video message with various members describing what efforts they take to control their blood pressure. The video is expected to be incorporated into the ISH content to be accessed by membership and the public alike. In order for this video to be successful WE NEED YOUR HELP.
Read More 03/05/2013
World Hypertension League call for for applications for Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Deadline for receipt of applications 24th May
To assist the WHL achieve its mandate, a senior administrative position is required to assist in the development and implementation of a strategic plan, developing partnerships and coordinating activities with other organizations, and in particular fund raising to increase the capacity of the World Hypertension League to achieve its mandate.
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ISH would like to highlight thefabulous efforts of the Indonesian Society of Hypertension on World Health Day 2013 (7 April).
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The April issue of Hypertension News is now available. This includes an update from our President, an introduction to the New Investigator Committee Working Group members, a report on World Health Day and several updates from the regions.
Read More 11/04/2013
World Health Day (7 April) is an annual initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO). The theme for 2013 was high blood pressure.
Read on to view the WHO's Global Brief on Hypertension: Silent killer, global public health crisis.
Read More 09/04/2013
Congratulations to Teba Alnima (Maastricht, Netherlands), our New Investigator of the Month for April.
Read More 08/04/2013
The theme for World Health Day 7 April 2013 is high blood pressure. WHO will be reinforcing the key message to:
“Control your blood pressure - cut your risk of heart attack and stroke” with activities in the 53 Member States of the WHO European Region around this date.
Read More 27/03/2013