2017 Hypertension Abstracts: published in Hypertension or as downloadable PDF | Hypertension 2017 ePosters(link opens in new window) (opens in new window)
Hypertension 2017 CME (PDF): The American Heart Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 27.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Hypertension 2017 Final Program (PDF) | Hypertension 2017 Program Planner(link opens in new window) (opens in new window)
Welcome to Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2017
John Warner, MD, president of the American Heart Association and Joey Granger, PhD, chair of the Council on Hypertension, discuss the important role the Hypertension 2017 Scientific Sessions plays in improving overall patient care.
Keynote Lecturer Robert Carey, MD at Hypertension 2017
Joey Granger, PhD, chair of the Council on Hypertension, interviews Keynote Lecturer Robert M. Carey, MD, about the latest science in adult hypertension.
Ctcf is Required for Renin Expression and Maintenance of the Structural Integrity of the Kidney Sympathetic Innervation Promotes Bone Marrow Homing of Hypertension-specific CD8+ Effector Memory T Cells
Maria Florencia Martinez | Department of Pediatrics, Child Health Research Center, University of Virginia, School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA
- RESULTS: Ctcf plays a key role in blood pressure control.
- Martinez Abstract
- AHA News Article: Hearts of pregnant women with preeclampsia may thicken after delivery
- AHA News Article: The best way to keep blood pressure under control?
- AHA Press Release: Women with pregnancy complication may have impaired heart function after delivery
- AHA Press Release: Maintaining healthy weight helps keep blood pressure low through life
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.
Arthur C Corcoran Memorial Lecturer Tomasz Guzik, MD, PhD
Pablo Ortiz, PhD, program committee vice-chair for Hypertension 2017, interviews Tomasz Guzik, MD, PhD, this year's Arthur C. Corcoran Memorial Lecturer.
Is Hypertension a Bone Marrow Disease?
David Harrison, MD discusses recent findings on the role of bone marrow in hypertension.
More Friday presentations
- AHA News Article: What’s happening in the body when BP rises? It may depend on your gender
- AHA News Release: High blood pressure reasons differ by gender in teens; young adults
Gregory Fink, PhD - Irvine Page Alva Bradley Lifetime Achievement Awardee
Joey Granger, PhD, chair of the Council on Hypertension interviews Gregory Fink, PhD, winner of two awards: the Irvine Page and Alva Bradley Lifetime Achievement Award, and the 2017 Council on Hypertension Distinguished Achievement Award. Read about all of the 2017 award winners (PDF).
2017 Donald R Seldin Award Winner Donald Kohan, MD, PhD
Pablo Ortiz, PhD, vice-chair of the Hypertension 2017 program committee, interviews this year's Donald R. Seldin Award lecturer Donald Kohan, MD, PhD about his research on the role of Endothelin in hypertension and kidney disease. Read about all of the 2017 award winners (PDF).
Excellence in Hypertension Research Awardee Allyn R Mark, MD
Excellence in Hypertension Research Awardee Richard J Roman, PhD
Joey Granger, PhD, chair of the Council on Hypertension, interviews Richard J. Roman, PhD, one of the 2017 Excellence in Hypertension Research Awardees, about his work. Read about all of the 2017 award winners (PDF).
- AHA News Release: Adults without partners monitor their blood pressure less frequently
- AHA News Release: Blood pressure better controlled with “MAP” for doctors
- AHA News Release: American Heart Association honors scientists for excellence in groundbreaking hypertension research
2017 Lewis K Dahl Memorial Lecturer Satoru Eguchi, MD
Karen Griffin, MD, Program Committee Chair, speaks with Satoro Eguchi, MD, PhD about his lecture on angiotension II signaling in vascular pathophysiology.
- AHA News Article: Can spraying bacteria in your face actually have health benefits?
- AHA News Release: Teens also at risk for organ damage from high blood pressure