Excellence Award for High Blood Pressure Research, sponsored by Novartis

Updated:Jul 18,2014
Nominations for the Excellence Award for High Blood Pressure Research, sponsored by Novartis, are being accepted January 13, 2014 - May 14th, 2014 (Deadline Extended)
Sponsors wishing to have candidate(s) considered for presentation at the annual conference must make nominations by May 14, 2014.

This award honors excellence in research and discoveries in the field of hypertension as well as a researcher's contributions.  The selection committee assesses the candidates' impact on their fields throughout their productive careers as well as any single discovery. 

Award Information (click on each section below for more information)

  • All scientists with a background in hypertension research and those who have made a meritorious scientific discovery or discoveries, either alone or with others, may be considered.  The Selection Committee will assess the candidates' overall credentials and their impact on the field of hypertension.
  • AHA membership is not required.
  • A scientist may be nominated an unlimited number of times by different individuals in the same year.
  • Previous winners are not eligible for nomination.
  • All previous nominees who did not win will be considered without renomination for up to two additional years (the original nomination year plus two subsequent years.)  Nominators may update the file in the subsequent years by contacting the Award Manager during the nomination cycle in each of the subsequent years.  If a candidate falls out of the three-year consideration cycle without being selected for the award, he or she may be formally renominated.


Past Honorees (the award has been presented under different names since its inception)

2014Thomas M. Coffman, MD
Toshiro Fujita, MD, PhD
2013Murray Esler, MBBS, PhD
2012L. Gabriel Navar, Ph.D., FAHA
Robert M. Carey, M.D., MACP, FAHA, FRCPI



Deadline
All nominations must be received through the Council Awards Application System. by 5 p.m. Central Standard Time on May 14th, 2014.     Please submit nominations as early as possible before the deadline.

For questions, please contact:
Awards & Lectures Manager, Professional Memberships
E-mail: council.awards@heart.org
Phone: (214) 706-1181

Excellence Award for Hypertension Research, sponsored by Novartis

Excellence Award for Hypertension Research 2012 Award Winners
2012 honorees
L. Gabriel Navar, PhD, FAHA, and
Robert M. Carey, MD, MACP, FAHA, FRCPI

HBPR Scientific Sessions


High Blood Pressure Research 2014 Scientific Sessions

Hilton San Francisco Union Square 
San Francisco, CA
Sept 9-12, 2014

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