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Upcoming AHA Conferences

Scientific Sessions
November 11–15 | Anaheim, Calif.
International Stroke Conference
Precon & Nursing: Jan. 23 | Sessions: January 24–26, 2018 | Los Angeles, Calif.
March 20–23, 2018 | New Orleans, La.
April 6–7, 2018 | Arlington, Va.
May 10–12, 2018 | San Francisco, Calif.
July 30–Aug 2, 2018 | San Antonio, Tex.
September 6–9 | Chicago, Ill.

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Conference Science NewsView All Conference Science News

Science News (Scientific Sessions)
11/11/2017 | Science News coverage of selected presentations and interviews from AHA's Scientific Sessions 2017. Nov. 11-16, 2017 in Anaheim, California.
Science News (Hypertension Scientific Sessions)
09/14/2017 | Science News analysis, interviews and presentations from the Council on Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2017 conference in San Francisco...
Science News from ESC 2017
08/27/2017 | Exclusive video interviews and selected data summaries of the most important late-breaking clinical trials from the European Society of C...
Science News from BCVS 2017 (Archive)
07/10/2017 | Science News, presentations, and video interviews from AHA's Basic Cardiovascular Science 2017 Scientific Sessions in Portland, Oregon
Science News ATVB|PVD 2017 Archive
05/04/2017 | Exclusive video interviews, results, and insights into selected science and presentations from ATVB|PVD 2017 Scientific Sessions in Minne...

Science News highlights from #Hypertension17

Hypertension and Dementia: Philip Gorelick, MD, MPH

Rhian Touyz, MD, PhD, deputy editor of Hypertension, interviews Philip Gorelick, MD, MPH, about his lecture on recent research on hypertension and dementia, which he presented for Hypertension 2017.

SHIP AHOY Study Update

Elaine Urbina, MD, spoke about her presentation at Hypertension 2017 on the latest findings from the SHIP AHOY study, which looks at the role of hypertension in organ damage in adolescents.

Early Career Oral Abstract Awards
Katrina M Mirabito Colafella

WINNER Chronic Angiotensin Type 2 Receptor Stimulation Abolishes the Sex-difference in Ang II-induced Hypertension
Katrina M Mirabito Colafella | Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

  • RESULTS: Chronic stimulation of angiotensin type 2 receptor (AT2R) and its impact on hypertension in men versus women.
  • Colafella Abstract
Aldosterone, Its Receptors and Other Hormones
Ronald G Victor

Deoxycorticosterone-induced Hypertension Caused by Fluconazole
Ronald G Victor | Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

  • RESULTS: Case study suggests that hypertension may be a result of high-dose fluconazole. More study is needed.
  • Victor Abstract
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Scientific Sessions 2017

Nov. 11–15, 2017
Anaheim, Calif.

International Stroke Conference 2018

January 24–26, 2018
Los Angeles, California

EPI|Lifestyle 2018 

March 20–23, 2018
New Orleans, Louisiana