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38th Meeting of the ISHR-North American Section:

"Novel Mechanisms of Heart Failure: Advancing New Therapies"


Meeting Organizers: Drs Timothy McKinsey and Carmen (Kika) Sucharov

Dates: May 26-29, 2020
Venue: Curtis Hotel, Denver, CO, USA




REGISTRATION and ABSTRACT SUBMISSION will open December 15, 2019!

  • Abstracts (300 words max) must be uploaded to the Abstract Submission site (above link will be activated shortly).
  • Posters should be no larger than 4 ft in height  by 4 ft in length

Hotel:  Make your hotel reservations at the Curtis Hotel (1405 Curtis St, Denver, CO 80202) at the special ISHR rate of $219.00/night (double room, single occupancy).  Rooms are available online until May 12th, subject to availability of rooms. After this date, please contact the reservations department directly at 303-571-0300.

Meeting Highlights:

  • The Outstanding Investigator Award Lecture 
  • The Research Achievement Award Lecture
  • Opening Reception at The Curtis- Four Square Ballroom
  • Meeting Banquet/Awards Ceremony and Social at The Cable Center
  • Travel awards of $500 USD for young investigators
  • Enjoy the mile-high city; Downtown Tourist Information Center

Important Dates and Deadlines:

December 15, 2019: Registration opens
December 15, 2019 – April 15, 2020: Abstract submission open
March 15, 2020: Deadline for applying for Early Career Investigator Travel Awards ($500)
February 15, 2020: Deadline for applying for Young Investigator Competitions 
April 1, 2020: Early registration deadline
May 12, 2020: Deadline for making hotel reservations at ISHR special rate
April 15, 2020: Deadline for submitting an abstract for poster presentation 

Early Career Investigators!!!

  • Apply for the prestigious Young Investigator Competitions for Graduate Students & Early Postdocs and Senior Postdocs & Early Asst Professors - Deadline is February 15, 2020
  • ECI Travel Awards: Competitive Travel Awards of US$500 are available for young investigators (within 5 years of terminal degree) who are presenting an abstract at the meeting as a first author. Deadline for application is March 15, 2020

Events organized by and for ISHR-NAS Early Career Investigators (ECIs):

  • ECI Scientific Symposium – ECI speakers chosen from submitted abstracts
  • Career Development Panel Discussion – Moderated panel discussion with experts
  • Luncheon with Senior Investigators – Talk informally with senior investigators over lunch
  • ECI Social – Meet your fellow ECIs and network over drinks


    2020 ISHR-NAS meeting at the Curtis Hotel in Denver, CO, USA: May 26-29, 2020







2018 ISHR-NAS meeting in Halifax, NS, Canada:  Abstracts have been published in the Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology (JMCC 124 (2018) pp 83-129).  


Halifax at Night



    2017 ISHR-NAS meeting in New Orleans, LA:  Abstracts have been published in the Journal of              Molecular and Cellular Cardiology (JMCC 112 (2017) p134-170).

Port of New Orleans 
 (Gnovick, CC by 3.0)


2015 ISHR-NAS Meeting in Seattle, WA: Abstracts have been published in the Journal of Molecular & Cellular Cardiology (JMCC 85(2015) S1-61). 


2014 ISHR-NAS Meeting in Miami, FL:  Abstracts have been published in the Journal of Molecular & Cellular Cardiology (JMCC 74(2014) S1-S37). 




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Section Past-President
Gary D. Lopaschuk
Section President
Peipei Ping
Section President-Elect
David J. Lefer
Section Secretary
Susan Howlett
Section Treasurer
Maha Abdellatif

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