Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2021

Young male healthcare worker adjusts blood pressure cuff on the arm of an older male patient. Registration Now Open

Important Note

We strongly encourage you to register for Hypertension Scientific Sessions before September 26, 2021.

If you register on or after September 26 at 10 p.m. CST, please email virtualevents@heart.org immediately after you register. Registrants who register on or after this time will be imported to the system each day of the meeting at 8:00 a.m. CST, 11:00 a.m. CST, and 3:00 p.m. CST.

Depending on what time you register for the meeting, you may not be able to access the platform until after the next import time. Please remember that if you miss a session, the meeting content will be available on demand for 90 days until December 26th, 2021.

If you have already registered but have not received your credentials yet, please add noreply@nexist.net to your Safe Sender list and be on the lookout for an e-mail with the subject line: "Welcome to #Hypertension21! Login instructions enclosed." This email will provide you with information on how to login to the virtual conference platform prior to and on the days of the meeting. This information will be sent to the email address that was entered during the registration process. Please also make sure you check your spam/junk folder.

If you've already registered and have received your login credentials, you can join us starting Thursday, September 23 and explore the conference at hypertension.heart.org prior to conference opening on Monday, September 27.

2021 Programming Schedule

3 Days of programming beginning 10:00 a.m. Central Time Monday

Monday, September 27 10:00 a.m. Central Time

We are excited to announce the conference will open with the recipient of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine:

Gregg L. Semenza, MD, PhD

Gregg L. Semenza, MD, PhD, Director, Vascular Program, Institute for Cell Engineering

Professor of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Presenting: Hypoxia-Inducible Factors in Physiology and Medicine.



Choose from the following links to download a schedule in a detailed or broad format.

Why You Should Attend Hypertension Scientific Sessions

Considered one of the most important medical meetings on this subject in the world, the conference includes oral and poster presentations selected from abstracts submitted by clinical and basic researchers, followed by discussions led by leading authorities. With experts in the fields of hypertension and its relationship to cardiac and kidney disease, stroke, obesity, and genetics, attendees will have the opportunity to connect with cross-disciplinary researchers from around the world.

This meeting also offers sessions specifically designed to benefit trainees and early career investigators, as well as Clinical Practice Clinical Science topics focused on applying clinical science to the clinician’s practice and Primary Care programming dedicated to practical advice for the Primary Care Provider (PCP) interested in clinical hypertension.

Hypertension 2021 Registration is Now Open!

Thank You!

The American Heart Association gratefully acknowledges the following for their support of the 2021 Hypertension Scientific Sessions:

  • Chiesi USA, Inc.
  • Medtronic



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