The International Society of Hypertension (ISH) promotes and encourages the advancement of scientific research and knowledge and of its application in all aspects of hypertension and associated cardiovascular diseases. The Society offers a number of awards and lectureships at each Biennial Meeting.
A number of these awards are made possible by the specific and general support of our industry supporters, emphasizing their shared vision for the advancement of knowledge and recognition of achievement. The Society is most grateful for this generous support.
- ISH Franz Volhard Award
- ISH Robert Tigerstedt Award
- ISH Paul Korner Award
- ISH Developing World Award
- ISH Honorary Fellow Award
- ISH Distinguished Fellow Award
- ISH Award of Excellence for Research in Cardiovascular Health and Disease in Women
- ISH Honour for Senior Women Researchers
- ISH Mid-Career Award for Women Researchers
- ISH Distinguished Mentor Award
- ISH Mentorship Scholar Award
- ISH Austin Doyle Award
- ISH New Investigator Oral and Poster Presentation Awards
The award was endowed by Astra Pharmaceuticals AB in 1979. It shall be presented biennially on the recommendation of the Awards Committee of the ISH to a distinguished investigator responsible for outstanding work related to clinical pharmacology and therapy of arterial hypertension.
Distinguished investigator responsible for outstanding work related to clinical pharmacology and therapy of arterial hypertension.
(Award discontinued after the ISH 2016 Biennial Meeting)
Must be a member of the ISH. Nominations for previous winners of any other senior award are not normally received, but might be considered if there is an outstanding independent case for this award. Officers of the Scientific Council of the ISH and members of the ISH Awards Committee are not eligible to be nominated. Exceptionally, other members of the ISH Council maybe eligible.
2016 Franz Messerli
Mount Sinai Health Medical Center, Icahn School of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology and Visiting Professor in the Department of Cardiology, Bern University Hospital Bern, Switzerland
2014 George Bakris
University of Chicago, USA
2012 C Webb
2010 P Sever
2008 F Turnbull
2006 S MacMahon
2004 J Staessen
2002 V Dzau (Renamed from Astra Award)
2000 E Frohlich
1998 PA van Zwieten
1996 CE Morgensen
1994 A Amery
1992 H Brunner
1990 L Hansson
1988 F Buhler
1986 CT Dollery
1984 S Julius
1981 R Tarazi
1979 BNC Pritchard