About the Partner

The Japanese Society of Hypertension (JSH) is a not-for-profit organization that was established in 1978. The mission of JSH is to promote basic and clinical research and educational activities for the prevention, detection and management of hypertension and related disorders. Since its foundation, JSH has had 3,000 members of cardiologists, nephrologists, endocrinologists, epidemiologists, physiologists, chemists, pathologists, pharmacologists, and general practitioners.

The annual scientific meeting of JSH is held in autumn, attracting more than 2,000 national and international participants. Hypertension Research, the official journal of JSH, is a monthly vehicle of peer-reviewed novel information as to the latest scientific progress in the area of hypertension. The number of submitted papers is now dramatically increasing. JSH also supports basic and clinical research, hosts educational lectures, and awards distinguished achievements in the field of hypertension.

Further information is available at http://www.jpnsh.jp/index.html.