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  • 13th Asian-Pacific Congress of Hypertension: Abstract deadline extended to 31 May

    The 13th Asian-Pacific Congress of Hypertension will be held in Suntec Singapore from 6 – 8 October 2017 in conjunction with the Singapore Hypertension Society. The ISH will be holding a special session for new investigators and an ISH networking and mentorship event. This will be a highlight event of the meeting and we invite all members of the ISH to submit abstracts and attend these activities in October.

    Read More 23/05/2017

  • Congratulations to Professor Rhian Touyz!

    Professor Rhian Touyz has been elected as a Fellow of the UK Academy of Medical Sciences. I am sure you will join us in congratulating Rhian on this extremely prestigious academic accolade. Professor Touyz is the ISH Immediate Past President, Chair of the ISH Women in Hypertension Research Committee and British Heart Foundation Professor and Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine; Director, Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow.

    Read More 23/05/2017

  • Shani Botha interview - May New Investigator of the month

    Join us in congratulating our May 2017 ISH New Investigator of the month, Shani Botha, Senior Lecturer and Researcher with the Hypertension in Africa Research Team (HART), at North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa.

    Read More 09/05/2017

  • Global Hearts Initiative

    To support governments in strengthening the prevention and control of cardiovascular disease (CVD), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC) launched the Global Hearts initiative in September 2016: an initiative comprising three technical packages.

    Read More 04/04/2017

  • Camilla Ferreira Wenceslau interview - April New Investigator of the month

    Join us in congratulating our April 2017 ISH New Investigator of the month, Camilla Ferreira Wenceslau, Research Scientist in Cardiovascular Physiology at Augusta University, Augusta, Georgia

    Read More 03/04/2017

  • Yolandi Breet interview - March New Investigator of the month

    Join us in congratulating our March 2017 ISH New Investigator of the month, Yolandi Breet, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Hypertension in Africa Research Team at North-West University Potchefstroom Campus, South Africa

    Read More 09/03/2017

  • World Kidney Day - 9th March 2017

    World Kidney Day (WKD) is the global awareness campaign aimed at raising awareness of the importance of the kidneys. Get involved now!

    Read More 08/03/2017

  • Women in Hypertension Research - International Women's Day

    On March 8th, International Women's Day, we celebrate the contributions of women in cardiovascular research.

    Read More 07/03/2017

  • Chronic kidney disease as independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease

    Omar Al Dhaybi, MD, and George Bakris, MD of the ASH Comprehensive Hypertension Center in Chicago report on chronic kidney disease as independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease.

    Read More 06/03/2017

  • Basic Science: Dylan Burger

    Beyond Basic Training: The role of an international society in discovery science

    I am just a PhD Scientist. Early in my career I would often utter this phrase when asked if I was a clinician........Years ago a colleague suggested that statements like the above devalued discovery research and I stopped using it, but it has been my involvement in the ISH that has largely eliminated the need for a disclaimer at all.

    Read More 06/03/2017

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