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Professor Ernesto L Schiffrin

Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal (Canada)

Ernesto L. Schiffrin, C.M., MD, PhD, FRSC, FRCPC, FACP, FAHA, is Physician-in-Chief at the Jewish General Hospital, Director of the Hypertension and Vascular Research Unit at the Lady Davis Institute, and Distinguished James McGill Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Medicine, McGill University. Dr. Schiffrin's research addresses molecular mechanisms and treatment of hypertension. He is author of 595 peer-reviewed publications. He was President, Canadian Hypertension Society (1991–92); Chair, High Blood Pressure Research Council, American Heart Association (2002–04); President, International Society of Hypertension (2012–14); President, Hypertension Canada (2013-2016). He has received many awards, including Irvine Page-Alva Bradley Lifetime Achievement Award, High Blood Pressure Research Council, AHA (2007); Bjorn Folkow Award, European Society of Hypertension (2010); Member of the Order of Canada (2010); Excellence Award in Hypertension Research, AHA (2011) among others.

Exploring new directions in the treatment of systolic hypertension: modulation of the natriuretic peptide system and the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS)

Event: ESC Congress 2013

Topic: Hypertension, other

Session type: Satellite Symposium

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