Hypertension 2019 program highlights
Curt Sigmund, PhD, chair of the Council on Hypertension Scientific Sessions Planning Committee and Jan Basile, MD, vice chair of Clinical Programs, preview some of the science they have planned for the program at this year's meeting in New Orleans.
Attendees gather in New Orleans
By all accounts, this year's Hypertension Scientific Sessions is off to a great start, with cardiovascular professionals from all over the world in attendance. See photos from this year's conference(link opens in new window).
Other stories from #Hypertension19
Study hints at hot yoga benefit for blood pressure — AHA News story
Abstract: Hot Yoga and Hypertension: Exploration of a Novel Lifestyle Intervention (opens in new window)(link opens in new window)
Stacy Hunter | Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
Pumpkin pulp, seeds lower blood pressure in rat study — AHA News story
Abstract: The Role of Pumpkin Flesh in Reducing Mean Arterial Pressure in a Genetic Rat Model for Hypertension Itinerary (opens in new window)(link opens in new window)
Soweto Thomas | Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL
New research suggests gut bacteria may be linked to high blood pressure and depression — AHA news release
Abstract: Gut Microbiome Governs Independent Risks for Hypertension Comorbid With Depression, Hypertension Without Depression, and Depression Without Hypertension in Human Subjects(link opens in new window)
Bruce R. Stevens | University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
High blood pressure treatment may slow cognitive decline — AHA news release
Abstract: Antihypertensive Treatment Stops Cognition Decline in Elderly Chinese With Hypertension
Shumin Rui | Columbia University, New York, NY
Learning to Harness Circadian Rhythms for Better Hypertension Management
John Flack, MD interviews Michelle Gumz, PhD about her work on the exploring possible new ways to harness natural circadian rhythms to better manage hypertension.
Hypertension Early Career Oral Award Finalists
Gene Editing Yields a Novel Rat Model of Cardiometabolic Disease (abstract opens in new window)(link opens in new window)
Karen C Clark, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
High Protein Diet-Induced Glomerular Hyperfiltration is Dependent on NOS1β (abstract opens in new window)(link opens in new window)
Jin Wei | University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Sex Differences in the Development of Age-Dependent Hypertension and the Salt Sensitivity of Blood Pressure (abstract opens in new window)(link opens in new window)
Franco J Puleo | Boston University School Medicine, Boston, MA
Racial Differences in Length of Stay and Hospital Expenses in Hypertension and Pregnancy (abstract opens in new window)(link opens in new window)
Michael Z Grzeskowiak | University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
Epigenome Wide Association Study Identifies DNA Methylation Sites Associated With Target Organ Damage in Elderly African Americans (abstract opens in new window)(link opens in new window)
Farah Ammous | University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
High Sodium Intake Induces a Catabolic State via Glomerular Hyperfiltration and Enhanced Glomerulotubular Balance in Essential Hypertension (abstract opens in new window)(link opens in new window)
Giacomo Rossitto | University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Other stories from #Hypertension19
High blood pressure affects young, healthy medical students - AHA news release
Abstract: American Medical Students Have a Higher Prevalence of Stage 2 Hypertension Than the General Public: A Cross Sectional Study (opens in new window)(link opens in new window)
Jacek Bednarz Jr | Lincoln Memorial Univ, Harrogate, TN
2019 Excellence Award in Hypertension Research
Joey Granger, PhD, immediate past chair of the Council on Hypertension interviews the 2019 Excellence Award for Hypertension Research recipient Rhian Touyz, MBBCh, PhD about her work on the molecular mechanisms and vascular biology of hypertension.
George Bakris – 2019 Irvine Page Alva Bradley Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
Karen Griffin, MD, chair of the Council on Hypertension, interviews this year's Irvine Page & Alva Bradley Lifetime Achievement Award winner, George Bakris, MD, MA.
Hypertension 2019 Trainee Advocacy Mixer
The year's Trainee Advocacy Mixer was a big success! Attendees enjoyed spectacular views, great music, and the chance to make professional connections. See more photos from the mixer and the rest of the conference(link opens in new window).
Other Stories from #Hypertension19
No added dizzy episodes for adults on more intensive blood pressure-lowering treatment - AHA News Release
Abstract: The Effects of s Lower Blood Pressure Treatment Goal on Orthostatic Hypotension in Adults With Recent Stroke (opens in new window)
Stephen P Juraschek, BIDMC-Harvard Medical Sch, Auburndale, MA
Native Hawaiians lowered blood pressure with hula dancing - AHA News Release
Abstract: A Cultural Dance Program Proves Efficacious for Hypertension Control: A Randomized Controlled Trial (opens in new window)(link opens in new window)
Joseph Keawe'aimoku Kaholokula | University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
Hypertension 2019 Early Career Oral Award Recipients
Francine Marques, PhD interviews Giacomo Rossitto, MD and Karen Clark, the basic and clinical recipients of the Hypertension 2019 Early Career Oral Award.