A request from the ISH to join forces with PASCAR to focus on improving hypertension management and control in Africa was kindly accepted by Professor Bongani Mayosi, the President of PASCAR. As a result, three ISH Members who serve on the Regional Advisory Group for Africa, were invited as speakers to a Joint PASCAR/ISH Session on Hypertension at the recent meeting in Mauritius.
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.
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.
This extraordinary issue of Explore highlights the special events of the 3rd ISH New Investigators' Symposium on Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease, which was once again a great success attracting more than 120 new investigators from around the World.
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We would now like to ask your assistance and interest in making contact as a possible mentor with new investigator, Dr. Ozzanne Issakwisa.
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I am delighted to share with you a little about myself as I take on the role of President-Elect of ISH.
Read More 11/10/2013
Check out our interview with Katrina Binger and Dylan Burger following her award for her poster at the 2013 ISH New Investigator Symposium.
Read More 08/10/2013
A notice follows from the World Hypertension League (WHL), an affiliated section of the ISH, in relation to World Hypertension Day (WHD) 2014.The WHD was first inaugurated in May 2005 and has become an annual event ever since. The purpose of the WHD is to promote public awareness of hypertension and to encourage citizens of all countries to prevent and control this silent killer, the modern epidemic.
Read More 02/10/2013
Our new investigator of the month for October is Krupa Savalia from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The New Investigator Committee was delighted to award Krupa the top award during the recent ISH New Investigators' Symposium in New Orleans. Read on to view an interview and video clip with Krupa.
Read More 01/10/2013
We would like to share a selection of photos of the recent 3rd ISH New Investigators' Symposium with membership. This was a fabulous day showcasing the work of our future leaders; scientists and clinicians in training from around the world.
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Dylan Burger (Media Working Group Lead, ISH New Investigator Committee) was pleased to interview several award winners and participants of the recent New Orleans symposium. View the link below to find out more about new investigators such as Karla Haack, Krupa Savalia and Richard Wainford.
Read More 19/09/2013
Congratulations to all ISH New Investigator Committee award winners and thanks to all those who joined us at the 3rd ISH New Investigators' Symposium last week in New Orleans. Read on for a short report of this event, a list of the award winners, to view photos and the programme.
Read More 16/09/2013
The September 2013 issue of Hypertension News can now be viewed. Read an article about the ISH President- Elect, Rhian Touyz, and more.
Read More 08/09/2013