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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Read More 01/10/2015
The first Summer School of the Asian Pacific Society of Hypertension (APSH)/ISH in the Asia Pacific region was held at the Beijing Eastern Garden International Conference Co., Ltd at the start of August 2015. Read on to view event reports.
Read More 22/09/2015
3 year funded PhD position for a Clinical Research Fellow working on a project in translational vascular research, aimed at integrating basic and clinical science.
- Vacancy Reference: M00633
- Closing date: 11 October 2015
Read More 22/09/2015
We would like to congratulate Professor Rhian Touyz (the current ISH President) on being the 2015 recipient of the Council on Hypertension of the American Heart Association Harriet Dustan Award. The Harriet Dustan Award is designed to recognise female investigators who have made outstanding contributions in the field of hypertension.
Read More 18/09/2015
Chisa's scientific goals are to become an expert in cardiovascular epidemiology and preventive cardiology - especially relating to hypertension - to promote healthier lives for individuals all over the world. Read on to find out her advice for emerging scientists.
Read More 04/09/2015
Inspired by the enthusiastic feedback on our Athens and San Francisco 2014 New Investigator Meeting Programmes, the ISH New Investigator Committee (NIC) is pleased to be collaborating again this year with the Council on Hypertension of the American Heart Association (AHA) at the time of their Washington D.C. Scientific Sessions (16-19 September 2015).
Read More 06/08/2015
Langeza's first oral presentation was at the ESH 2015 Meeting in Milan in June. Speaking about this experience she said, 'It was a privilege to have the chance to meet such great researchers from the top teaching schools. I also enjoyed the opportunity to meet the hypertension experts during the ISH New Investigator Committee networking event.'
Read More 03/08/2015
Congratulations to the Asian Pacific Society (APSH) and Indonesian Society of Hypertension on organising a successful 11th Asia Pacific Congress of Hypertension (APCH 2015) in Bali in June. A report and pictures of this event follow.
Read More 29/07/2015
Professor Neil R. Poulter was made President-Elect of the ISH at the recent Council meeting in Milan. He will be President from September 2016 to October 2018. Neil Poulter is the current chairman of Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine at Imperial College London, UK and the Co-Director of the Imperial Clinical Trials Unit.
Read More 24/07/2015
May 17, 2015 was the 11th World Hypertension Day, an initiative of the World Hypertension League. The Italian Society of Hypertension (SIIA) organized a large number of initiatives throughout Italy based on the WHL 2015 theme Know your Numbers. The goal of the SIIA is to promote a healthy lifestyle and high blood pressure awareness amongst the population.
Read More 14/07/2015