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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.

  • Lyudmila Korostovtseva

    This months contribution comes from Lyudmila Korostovtseva, Cardiologist and Senior Researcher at the Somnology Group, Department of Cardiology, Almazov National Medical Research Centre, St Petersburg, Russia. In addition to her busy schedule as a physician scientist, Lyudmila is an active member of the ISH New Investigators Committee. She was awarded the Arthur Doyle award for best clinical science in Beijing 2018. Check out the suggested paper, and register for the ISH-ESH Scientific Meeting in Glasgow today!

    Read More 23/01/2020

  • Professor Ulrike Muscha Steckelings

    This months contribution to "Whats on My Desk” comes from Prof. Muscha Steckelings, Chair of the ISH Women in Hypertension Research Committee and Professor of Integrative Pharmacology at University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark. Check out for important and useful information on how to pursue gender equality in academia, as well as travel advice from Muscha´s hometown, Berlin, Germany.

    Read More 01/11/2019

  • Dr Audrey Adji

    Dr Audrey Adji is Research Fellow in Cardiovascular Medicine, St Vincent’s Clinic, Postdoctoral Scientist, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Conjoint Lecturer, St Vincent’s Clinical School, University of New South Wales Faculty of Medicine, and Honorary Postdoctoral Fellow, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University Sydney NSW Australia. She received the ISH Mid-Career Award for Women Researchers at Hypertension Beijing 2018

    Read More 02/08/2019

  • 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

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