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What's On My Desk

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Global leaders in hypertension and cardiovascular research share with us the details of research articles currently of interest to them or their motivational contributions not necessarily of a scientific nature.

  • Dr Daniel Piskorz

    Dr. Daniel Piskorz was the 2011 – 2013 President of the Argentina Hypertension Society and the 2017 President of the Argentina Cardiology Federation, and has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Latin-American Hypertension Society since 2013. He is currently the Chief of the Cardiovascular Research Center at Rosario British Sanatorium and Board of Directors of the Cardiology Institute at Rosario British Sanatorium.

    Urine Haptoglobin and Haptoglobin-Related Protein Predict Response to Spironolactone in Patients with Resistant Hypertension.

    Resistant hypertension double the risk of end stage renal disease, increase by almost 60 % the risk of stroke and 45 % of coronary artery disease, and enhance by approximately 30 % the mortality (Muntner P. Hypertension 2014; 64: 1012 - 1021.).

    Read More 05/04/2019

  • Professor Dame Anna F Dominiczak, Glasgow , UK

    Our latest “What’s on my desk” comes from Professor Dame Anna F Dominiczak DBE MD FRCP FAHA FRSE FMedSci Winner of the 2013 and 2017 Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Further and Higher Education. Anna received the "ISh Honour for Senior Women Researches" at Hypertension Beijing 2018 and served as the ISH Secretary from 2002-2006.

    Read More 27/02/2019

  • Anastasia Mihailidou, Sydney, Australia

    We are delighted to receive this week's What's On My Desk contribution from Anastasia Mihailidou, ISH Mentorship Committee Member from the Cardiology Department & Kolling Institute, Northern Sydney Local Health District & Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

    Read More 16/10/2018

  • Fady Hannah-Shmouni, National Institutes of Health, USA

    Our second Whats on my desk feature this week comes from Fady Hannah-Shmouni, National Institute of Health, USA. Fady shares with us his passion for tango music and the artist he likes to listen to while at work.

    Read More 20/08/2018

  • Christian Delles, Institute of Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK

    The latest ISH What's on my desk comes from Christian Delles, Institute of Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK.

    Read More 20/08/2018

  • Michael Stowasser, University of Queensland in Queensland, Australia

    We are delighted to share the latest “What’s on my desk” from Professor Michael Stowasser, University of Queensland in Queensland, Australia. Michael has chosen to share a YouTube video of what he is listening to right now.

    Read More 17/08/2018

  • Jan Danser, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

    Find out what Jan Danser Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (winner of the ISH 2018 Distinguished Mentor Award) is reading right now.

    Read More 13/07/2018

  • James Sharman, Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia

    Our latest “What’s on my desk” comes from Prof. James Sharman, Menzies Institute for Medical Research, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia (winner of the ISH 2018) Distinguished Mentor Award).

    Read More 11/07/2018

  • Peter Nilsson, Lund University, Sweden

    View the paper that Prof. Peter Nilsson, Chair - ISH Europe Regional Advisory Group, is reading right now on early life programming of cardiometabolic disease.

    Read More 20/06/2018

  • Dylan Burger, Ottawa, Canada

    Find out what Dr Dylan Burger (Deputy Editor - ISH Hypertension News)from Ottawa, Canada is reading now!

    Read More 18/06/2018

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