Welcome to Hypertension 2021

This is where you'll find exclusive discussions and links to selected science from #HTN21. 

Jump to one day's selected science: Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday


Other meeting documents:

Monday's selected science

 

#HTN21 Program Preview

Conference Chair R. Ariel Gomez, MD, FAHA and Vice-Chair Alexander Staruschenko, PhD, FAHA welcome attendees to Hypertension 2021 and preview some of the top science and featured events planned for the program this year.

Interview with HTN21 Keynote Lecturer Gregg L. Semenza, MD, PhD

Hypertension 2021 Program Committee Chair Ariel Gomez, MD, FAHA interviews this year's Keynote Lecturer, Gregg L. Semenza, MD, PhD, recipient of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, about his work on Hypoxia-Inducible Factors (HIFs), his early influences, and some of the challenges he faced in pursing a career in basic science research.

Managing Hypertension Throughout the Lifespan

Moderator Joshua Samuels, MD, MPH, FAHA, asks each of the panelists--Elaine M. Urbina, MD, MS, FAHA, Natalie A. Bello, MD, MPH, and Kenneth A. Jamerson, MD--to recap the main take-home messages from their presentations for today's clinical session, which focused on what the latest science is teaching us about managing hypertension in patients at each stage of the lifespan.

Other Science of Interest

Join the editors of Hypertension for the following journal-sponsored events:

Event: Early Career Researcher Roundtable Discussion
Date: Monday, September 27, 2021
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m., ET; 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., CT

Bring your most intriguing unanswered questions regarding submitting, reviewing, publishing and working with the journal as an early career researcher! Topics will include the challenges of journal publishing and how to tackle them including preprints, when to stop publishing with your prior mentor, how to get involved with an Editorial Board and fine tuning your authorship negotiation skills.


Event: Clinical-Pathological Conference
Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Time: 3:00 – 4:30 p.m., ET; 2:00 – 3:30 p.m., CT

Case 1 Title: A Rare Presentation of Paroxysmal High B“P”
Presented by: Dr. Christi Bradshaw, Dr. Aya Abou-Nasr and Dr. Vivek Bhalla

Case 2 Title: A Rare Disease Leading to Hypertension
Presented by: Dr. Jing Chen, Dr. Xin Chenand Prof Ji-Guang Wang

Tuesday's selected science

 

Neuroplasticity, Sensitization and the Etiology of Hypertension

Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FAHA interviews Alan Kim Johnson about his lecture on "Neuroplasticity, Sensitization and the Etiology of Hypertension," which he presented as part of The Excellence Award for Hypertension Research Lectures session during Hypertension 2021.

TAC Oral Abstracts: Inflammation and Immunity

Moderator Francisco Rios, PhD interviews several panelists about the research topics they presented during the session. Read the abstracts related to this video. (opens in new window)(link opens in new window)

Other Science published Tuesday

Self-management Program And Black Women With Hypertension
Willie M Abel | University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

Wednesday's selected science

 

New Approaches to BP Measurement and Control

Clinical Chair Daichi Shimbo, MD interviews several speakers from a clinical oral abstract session on new developments in blood pressure measurement and control.

See the abstracts from this session in the Hypertension journal. (opens in new window)(link opens in new window)

Hypertension 2021 Meeting Highlights

Curt D. Sigmund, PhD, FAHA, chair, Council on Hypertension; Daichi Shimbo, MD, Clinical Chair, for Hypertension 2021; Brandi M. Wynne, MS, PhD, FAHA, chair of the Trainee Advocacy Committee (TAC); and Cam McCarthy, PhD, FAHA, vice-chair, TAC recap some of the highlights of the meeting, which included a keynote lecture from Gregg Semenza, recipient of the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, award lectures, trainee mentoring and presentation sessions, and more interactive clinical track sessions.

Other science presented Wednesday

Acceptability And Adherence To Home, Kiosk, Office Blood Pressure Measurement Compared To 24- Hour Ambulatory Monitoring In Primary Care
Beverly Green | Kaiser Permanente Washington, Seattle, WA


Gender Differences In Blood Pressure Control Is Mediated By Age In United States Adults
Aayush Visaria | Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ


Military Sexual Trauma Is Associated With Incident Hypertension In A 16-year Cohort Study Of 1.2 Million Young And Middle-aged Men And Women
Allison E Gaffey | Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT


Prognostic Value Of 24-hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure And Heart Rate Patterns In Diabetes: A 20-year Longitudinal Analysis Of The Chronic Diabetes Complications And All-cause Mortality In Pisa From 1999 Onwards (CHAMP1ON) Study Cohort
Martina Chiriacò | Metabolism, Nutrition, and Atherosclerosis Lab, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy