Hypertension - state of the art in 2016

When and where

27 June 2016
Royal College of Physicians of London

Past event

Hypertension - state of the art in 2016

This 1-day medical conference will provide delegates with a state of the art update on the science and clinical management of patients with hypertension. It is co-badged by the British Hypertension Society.

Programme

Programme

Programme organiser:  British Hypertension Society

09.30          Registration and coffee

09.55          Welcome and opening remarks - Professor Jane Dacre, president, Royal College of Physicians

Session 1: Epidemiology & Mechanisms

Chair:  Associate Professor Adrian Brady, University of Glasgow

10.00          Hypertension control in the UK: B+ could do better - Professor Peter Server, Imperial College London

10.30          Ancestry differences in hypertension risk, progression and treatment response - Professor Kennedy Cruickshank, King’s College London

11.00          Hypertension in pregnancy - Professor Andrew Shennan, King’s College London

11.30          Coffee

Session 2: Diagnosis & Investigations

Chair: tbc

11.50          Renal artery stenosis: does it matter anymore? - Professor Philip Kalra

12.20          Hypertension in the 100,000 genome era: Is there a role for genomics in the management of essential hypertension? - Professor Mark Caulfield, Queen Mary University London

12.50          Lunch

Session 3: Treatment challenges

Chair: Professor Tom MacDonald, University of Dundee

13.50          Treatment of hypertension in the oldest patients - Professor Chris Bulpitt, Imperial College London

14.20          Arterial stiffness and central blood pressure: ready for prime time? - Professor Philip Chowienczyk, King’s College London      

14.50          Blood pressure targets – how low should we go? - Professor Tom MacDonald, University of Dundee

15.20          Tea

Session 4: Hot Topics

Chair: Professor Philip Chowienczyk, King’s College London

15.40          Renal denervation - Associate Professor Adrian Brady, University of Glasgow        

16.10          Hypertension guidelines in the post-PATHWAY, post-SPRINT era - Professor Morris Brown, Queen Mary University London

16.40          Closing remarks by the chair

16.45          Close of conference