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Evolving Concepts in Hypertension: Mechanisms, Management, and Future Directions

Evolving Concepts in Hypertension - Session 1

November 06, 2019 | 07:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Location: 146 A/B, Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Session Description

Early Program "Evolving Concepts in Hypertension: Mechanisms, Management, and Future Directions"


  • Chirag R. Parikh, MD, PhD, FASN
  • Mahboob Rahman, MD, MBBS


  • Continental Breakfast and Check-in
    07:00 AM - 08:00 AM
  • "Switch" to Potassium Excretion and Influence BP
    08:00 AM - 08:30 AM
    Paul A. Welling, MD
  • Microbes Care About Your Salt Intake: Gut Microbiome and Salt-Sensitive Hypertension
    08:30 AM - 09:00 AM
    Andras Balogh, MD, PhD 
  • Hypertension in Your Genes: New Findings from the Million Veterans Program
    09:00 AM - 09:30 AM
    Adriana Hung, MD, MPH 
  • Vascular Stiffness and Central BP Measurement in CKD: Ready for Prime Time?
    09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Raymond R. Townsend, MD 
  • Break
    10:00 AM - 10:30 AM