SCIENCE NEWS coverage includes video interviews with council and program chairs, awards finalists and winners, and keynote lecturers as well as selected science and statistics related to the topics presented each day of the meeting.
Harry Goldblatt Award Finalists
WINNER! Naima Covassin Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN Experimental Modest Weight Gain Increases 24-h Blood Pressure in Lean Healthy Subjects: Implications of Increased Visceral Fat Presentation Slides (PDF) | Abstract
Ravi Nistala University of Missouri-Columbia Columbia, MO Dpp4 Inhibition Substantially Reverses Ang II-mediated Inflammation and Kidney Injury Independent of BP Reduction Presentation Slides (PDF) | Abstract
Yang Zhang Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA Novel Role of Nlrp3 Inflammasome Activation beyond Canonical Inflammation: Coronary Endothelial Injury and Repair Presentation Slides (PDF) | Abstract
Seldin Award Lecture honoree: Alicia A. McDonough, PhD Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, CA The Seldin Award Lecture was established in 2006 to enhance the awareness of the rising epidemic of cardiovascular disease and mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease. The title of Dr. McDonough's lecture was Intrarenal Mechanisms Controlling Potassium and Blood Pressure Homeostasis
Harriet Dustan Award Lecture honoree: Lilach O. Lerman, MD, PhD Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN The Harriet Dustan Award recognizes female investigators who have made outstanding contributions in the field of hypertension. The title of Dr. Lerman's lecture was Protecting the Post-Stenotic Kidney
Arthur C. Corcoran Memorial Lecture
Raymond Townsend, MD interviews Arthur C. Corcoran Memorial Lecture honoree Sadayoshi Ito, MD, PhD of Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan.
Robert M. Carey, MD, FAHA, presented an award to Dr. Ito.
The Corcoran Lecture is presented annually at the AHA High Blood Pressure Scientific Sessions by a distinguished honoree from the field of hypertension.
Dr. Ito's lecture was titled: Demonstration of the mechanism of glomerular hemodynamics and strain vessel theory for cardio-renal association
High Fructose Intake Increases Phosphorylation and Trafficking of the Na/K/2Cl Cotransporter (NKCC22) in Rat Thick Ascending Limbs Gustavo R. Ares | Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI Presentation Slides (PDF) | Abstract
Mutations In Pde3a Explain Mendelian Hypertension With Brachydactyly Friedrich C. Luft | The Max-Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany Abstract
Toll-like Receptor 2 Signaling Contributes to Cerebrovascular Dysfunction and Decreased Cerebral Blood Flow in Type-1 and Type-2 Diabetes Trevor Hardigan | Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA Presentation Slides (PDF) | Abstract