Over 80 new investigators and senior ISH Faculty members from 26 countries mingled with colleagues and enjoyed the spectacular views of the Milan cathedral during the ISH New Investigator Committee Networking and Mentorship event on 13 June in Milan.
The June 2015 issue of ISH Hypertension News is now available. Contributions include (1) an update from the President (2) a focus on the Centre for Chronic Disease Control, New Delhi by Dorairaj Prabhakaran (3) Four Hot off the Press contributions (4) A report on World Hypertension Day (5) a contribution on Air Pollution and Vascular Health and much more.
Read an interview with Faraj Kargoli - an independent investigator and statistician for the Montefiore Einstein Heart rhythm/ECG research Group.
We would like to applaud all those who have carried out local initiatives to mark World Hypertension Day (17 May 2015) and thank those organisations (listed below) who have sent us reports and videos of their World Hypertension Day activities to share with colleagues around the world.
WHAT'S ON MY DESK FEATURE: Take a look at the articles Professor Masatsugu Horiuchi (ISH Secretary - Japan) is reading - on ACE overexpression in myelomonocytes and prevention of cognitive decline in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease. Published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation in March 2014.
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.
The Russian Antihypertensive League (a Non-governmental organization for hypertension management and prevention) has kindly shared a link to their World Hypertension Day activities.
Read More 23/05/2014
World Hypertension Day 2014 was marked by staff from the University of Glasgow and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde by holding an event in Costco Supermarket in Glasgow. Free blood pressure checks as well as cardiovascular heath advice was offered to shoppers by a team of doctors and nurses. Pictures follow from this successful event.
Read More 22/05/2014
For this year's World Hypertension Day ISH New Investigator Committee members produced a video entitled 'I Stand Against Hypertension'. We encourage you to watch this at the following link.
Read More 19/05/2014
We invite you to view videos produced for World Hypertension Day by the ISH New Investigator Committee (NIC) and our colleagues at the Hypertension in Africa Research Team (HART).
Read More 17/05/2014
The ISH New Investigator Committee has organised a “New Investigator Programme” for scientists and clinicians in training at the Hypertension Athens Meeting (13-16 June). As per our last three programmes, this will once again provide a forum for young scientists to present and discuss, make new friends, and build research networks.
Read More 08/05/2014
This month we would like to introduce you to Pilly Chillo from the Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam - Tanzania.
Read More 01/05/2014
The April issue of Hypertension News can now be viewed. Highlights include a focus on renal denervation (with papers from esteemed members Professors George Bakris, Murray Esler and Peter Sever), a report from Professor Anna Dominiczak on The University of Glasgow College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, as well as an update on the forthcoming Hypertension Athens meeting and ISH new investigator initiatives taking place at this event.
Read More 24/04/2014
This month we would like to introduce you to Panagiotis Xaplanteris, Post-doctoral research fellow at Peripheral Vessels Unit, Hippokration Hospital, 1st Department of Cardiolology, Athens University Medical School.
Read More 02/04/2014
Chandka Medical College/ Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University (SMBBMU) Larkana was honoured to host the 17th Annual Symposium of the Pakistan Hypertension League from 7-9 February 2014. Prof. Saeed Ahmad Sangi and Dr. Jawaid Akbar Sial were nominated as Convener and Secretary of the symposium respectively.
Read More 24/03/2014
Nominations for ISH 2014 awards are invited from Society members by the deadline of 30 April. Read on for information on the awards and prizes to be offered this year and to find out more about the nomination process.
Read More 11/03/2014