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Officers & Council Members

Officers

  • President: Gary Lopaschuk

  • President-Elect: Peipei Ping

  • Past-President: Elizabeth Murphy

  • Member Secretary: Susan Howlett
  • Recording Secretary:  Thomas Vondriska

  • Treasurer: Evangelia Kranias

Council Members

  • 2012-2018: Chris Baines, Asa Gustafson, Joan Heller Brown, Timothy Kamp, Pieter de Tombe, Jun Sadoshima, Walter Koch, Richard Vander Heide

  • 2015-2021: Dale Abel, Burns Blaxall, John Elrod, Joseph Hill, Tim O'Connell, Brian O'Rourke, Monte Willis

 

Goals & Objectives

  • To promote the exchange of ideas on a worldwide basis betweeen scientists and clinicians interested in all aspects of cardiovascular biology and medicine.

  • To promote discovery and dissemination of knowledge in all areas of cardiovascular biology and medicine.

  • To organize and support national and international congresses devoted to all aspects of cardiovascular research.

  • To provide an international forum for discussion of problems and controversies at the cutting edge of cardiovascular research.

  • To publish a world class journal devoted to advances in cardiovascular research.

 

History

Started as an International Study Group for Research in Cardiac Metabolism in Dubrovnik during 1968 and then in 1976 in Tokyo adopted the name "International Society for Heart Research." Over the years, membership has grown to include over 3,000 members. The society has 7 sections (North American, Australasian, Chinese, European, Indian, Japanese, and Latin American). To date, 22 world congresses of the ISHR have been held (Dubrovnik, 1968; Gargona, 1969; Stowe, 1970; Geneva, 1971; Winnipeg, 1972; Freiburg, 1973; Quebec, 1974; Tokyo, 1976; New Delhi, 1978; Moscow, 1980; London, 1983; Melbourne, 1986; Ann Arbor, 1989; Kobe, 1992; Prague, 1995; Rhodes, 1998; Winnipeg, 2001; Brisbane, 2004; Bologna, 2007; Kyoto, 2010; San Diego, 2013; Buenos Aires, 2016). The next World Congress will take place in Beijing, China in 2019.
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2/16/2018 » 2/18/2018
2018 ISHR-IND Section Meeting

5/29/2018 » 6/1/2018
2018 ISHR-NAS Section Mtg

7/16/2018 » 7/19/2018
2018 ISHR-EUR Section Mtg

8/1/2018 » 8/5/2018
2018 ISHR-AUS Section Meeting

9/5/2018 » 9/8/2018
2018 ISHR-LAT Section Mtg

Contact Us

International Society for Heart Research
P.O. Box 52643
Durham, NC 27717-2643
Email Us »llobaugh@nc.rr.com