Science News: HBPR 2010: Wednesday

Updated:Jan 30,2015


Dear Colleagues:

The American Heart Association’s Council on Hypertension and Council on the Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease are pleased to welcome you to the 64th Annual Meeting. Considered one of the most important meetings on hypertension in the world, the conference includes award and keynote lectures by outstanding scientists and clinicians, oral and poster presentations, selected from abstracts submitted by clinical and basic researchers from 20 countries, and practical workshops on focused topics.
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David Ellison, MD
Chair, Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease 
R. Clinton Webb, Ph.D., FAHA
Chair, Hypertension Research



Rhian M. Touyz, MD, FAHA
Program Chair, High Blood Pressure Research 2010 Scientific Sessions
“This meeting, which includes people from all over the world, Japan, Australia, Europe, Africa, and North and South America, really brings the best of the best science related to hypertension research.”

HBPR10_DavidEllison_WelcomeDavid Ellison, MD
Chair, Council on Kidney and Cardiovascular Disease
“This meeting is unique because it brings together experts who are interested in hypertension, but who work in different fields, including: nephrology, vascular biology, endocrinology, and neuro-sciences.”

Genomics, Proteomics, Metabolics and Personalized Medicine in Hypertension: Where are We Going?
Anna F. Dominczak, MD, FAHA
Glasgow, Scotland    



Receptors, channels and signaling
HBPR10_Wed_GudermannTRP Channels, Mechanosensors and Vascular Biology
Thomas Gudermann
Munich, Germany
Presentation slides

HBPR10_Wed_KirshenbaumMolecular Dissection of Apoptosis and Autophagy “Cross Roads” Where Life Meets Death
Lorrie A. Kirshenbaum, PhD, FAHA
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Presentation slides

Immunity, Inflammation and Salt in Hypertension
Salt, Macrophages and Hypertension
Jens Titze, MD
Erlangen, Germany
The new biology of the RAS
Aldosterone in Hypertension–Beyond the Kidney
Gail K. Adler, MD, PhD
Boston, Mass.
Antihypertensive Therapies: Beyond Drugs
HBPR10_Wed_EslerRenal Sympathetic Nerve Ablation
Murray D. Esler
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Presentation slides

HBPR10_Wed_BrownImmunization Against Angiotensins to Treat Hypertension
Morris J. Brown, MA, MSc, MD, FAHA
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Presentation slides



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