Abstracts & Awards - Hypertension Scientific Sessions

New! Hypertension 2023 Caregiver Award

The Caregiver Award supported by an NHLBI R13 grant will provide a stipend to individuals registered for the Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2023 conference to defray onsite or at home caregiving costs (for school-aged and younger children, older adults, or other caregiving responsibilities) while attending the Hypertension conference in Boston, Massachusetts, September 7–10, 2023.

The goal is to support individuals with this stipend/incentive to allow attendees to fully participate in the Hypertension 2023 conference. All awards will be provided on a first come first served basis. Up to 27 applicants will be awarded in an amount of $250, dependent on number of applications received. Deadline to apply is August 31, 2023.

Please note, applicants needing caregiver services onsite will be fully responsible for securing their own provider of choice. If you are interested, please visit the registration page for information on childcare services at Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2023.


  • Applicant must be a member of the American Heart Association (membership number required to complete award application).
  • Applicant must be registered for HTN 2023 before applying. (Badge number is required and can be found on your registration confirmation from [email protected])

Application Instructions

  • Register for the Hypertension 2023 conference.
  • Fill out the application online here
  • Grants will be distributed on a first come first served basis for applicants who meet requirements.
  • Applications that do not include all required information will not be considered.
  • Deadline to apply is August 31, 2023.

NOTE: All funds are processed after the conference.

"Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by 1R13HL165801 from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI). The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government."

Council on Hypertension 2023 Awards

Congratulations to the 2023 Council on Hypertension awardees.

Council on the Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease 2023 Awards

Congratulations to the 2023 Council on the Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease awardees.

Abstract Awards for 2023

To qualify for these awards, you must meet the following deadlines:
  • May 31, 2023, 6 p.m. CDT – Deadline to submit your abstract and apply for abstract-based awards.

To be eligible, you must have an active AHA Professional Membership with the Council on Hypertension.

Hypertension 2023 Abstract Categories

Abstract submission is now closed for 2023

Download Submission Rules & Guidelines (PDF)

Aldosterone, Receptors and Signal Transduction

Antihypertensive Drugs and Pharmacology

Blood Pressure Monitoring

BP Control and Adherence to Treatment

Cardiac Hypertrophy and Dysfunction

Cognition, Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke

Chronic Kidney Disease, Nitric Oxide Endothelin and Other Endothelial Factors

Clinical Trials in Hypertension and Related Morbidities

Diabetes, Lipids, Obesity, Nutrition, Insulin Resistance and Metabolic Syndrome

Gender Differences and Sex Hormones

Genetics, Epigenetics and Epidemiology

Hypertension and Aging

Microbiome, Infection and Hypertension

Neurogenic Mechanisms

Non-Pharmacological Therapy (Alternative Medicine; Diet; Physical Activity)

Oxidative Stress, Inflammation, Immunity and Cytokines

Patient-Provider-Healthcare System Issues

Pediatric and Adolescent Hypertension

Pregnancy, Preeclampsia and Developmental Programming

Proteomics and Metabolomics

Renal Hemodynamics, Tubular Transport, Salt, Renovascular Hypertension

Renin-Angiotensin System

Resistant Hypertension

Vascular Biology, Remodeling, Dysfunction, Stiffness

Printable List of Abstract Categories (PDF)