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21st Inter-American Society of Hypertension Scientific Sessions and 24 Sesiones Cientificas of the Sociedad Argentina de Hipertension Arterial

April 20-22, 2017 – Mendoza, Argentina

The IASH had a joint meeting with the Argentinian Society of Hypertension (SAHA) in April 2017 in Mendoza, Argentina. The organizing IASH-SAHA committee sponsored a poster session dedicated to new investigators doing research in hypertension and cardiovascular diseases. In cooperation with the International Society of Hypertension (ISH) and the American Heart Association Council on Hypertension (AHA COH) IASH granted 3 new investigators from Latin America with travel awards. The top 3-scored presenters were:



Gonzalez AA, Reverte V, Mamenko M, Kuczeriska M, Rosales CB, McLellan M, Gentile O, Jensen VN, Ichihara A, Veiras LC, McDonough AA, Pochynyuk OM, Prieto MC. Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, Chile, Tulane University, LA, University of Texas, Tokyo Women’s Medical Center, Japan, Keck School, USC, USA (First place: $US 1,000)

Specific deletion of the prorenin receptor in the collecting duct reduces renal function in physiological conditions and mitigates intrarenal responses in ANGII-induced hypertensive mice





Romero C, Kumar N, Carretero OA. Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, USA (Second Place: $US 750)

Production of anti-inflammatory peptide N-Acetyl-Seryl-Aspartyl-Lysyl-Proline (Ac-SDKP) in Kidney






Perdicaro J, Rodriguez Lanzi MC, Antoniolli A, Fontina A, Bottini RA, Miatello RM, Vasquez Prieto MA. Labaratorio de fisiopatologia Cardiovacular, FCM, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo e Instituto de Medicina y Biologia Experimental de Cuyo (IMBECU)-CONICET, and Instituto de Biologia Agricola de Mendoza (IBAM-CONICET), Mendoza Argentina (Third place: $US 500)

Participation of food rich in phenolic compounds on adipose tissue angiogenesis and inflammation





The IASH was very pleased to support the career advancement of these young talented investigators! Visit our photo album on Facebook ( to check more pictures of the IASH activities during this scientific meeting.

Council on Hypertension Scientific Sessions

September 14-17, 2016 – Orlando, FL, USA

The IASH participated at this year’s American Heart Association Council on Hypertension Scientific Sessions by offering the IASH/COH New Investigator Travel Award for Central and South American Trainees. The top 10-scored submitted abstracts were selected to receive complimentary registration to the conference plus $1,000 U.S. Dollars to help defray travel expenses. New investigators presented their abstracts in either oral or poster format during the conference. Visit our Facebook page ( to see pictures of the IASH activities during this scientific meeting.

Brazilian Society of Hypertension meeting

August 13-15, 2015 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The IASH sponsored a workshop on writing, reviewing, and submitting scientific manuscripts. The following topics were discussed:

1. Writing a manuscript – Elizabeth S. Muxfeldt, MD, Ph.D. – Professor, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil (member of the editorial board of Current Hypertension Reports and Journal of Human Hypertension):

  • What are the study aims
  • Stating the hypothesis to be tested
  • How to write a methods section
  • How to write a results section
  • How to write an introduction
  • How to write a discussion
  • How to report the bibliography
  • How to write an abstract
  • Choosing a strong title

2. Submitting and resubmitting a manuscript – Ernesto L. Schiffrin, MD, Ph.D. – Professor, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada (associate editor of Hypertension, member of the editorial board of Journal of Hypertension, Journal of Clinical Hypertension, and Journal of the American Society of Hypertension):

  • How to choose a scientific journal
  • How is the process of submission
  • How to write a response letter to the reviewers
  • How is the process of resubmission

3. The peer review process – Curt D. Sigmund, Ph.D. – Professor, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA (associate editor of Hypertension Research, member of the editorial board of Hypertension):

  • What is the peer review process
  • How works the peer review process
  • How to critically analyze a manuscript
  • What to report to the editor and to the authors