FOEDRC Member Dr. Kamal Rahmouni Receives Award for Excellence in Hypertension Research from the International Society of Hypertension

Dr. Kamal Rahmouni, Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center received the 2016 ISH Paul Korner Award from the International Society of Hypertension (ISH). The Paul Korner Award was endowed by the High Blood Pressure Research Foundation in 2013 to honor the late Paul Korner, an internationally renowned expert in the field of hypertension with a special interest in the neuroscience of blood pressure.

The Award is presented biennially on the recommendation of the ISH Awards Committee to a person who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to research on Hypertension in the broad field of Neuroscience. Dr. Rahmouni was presented the award at the ISH Awards Ceremony and Presidential Lecture, that took place on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at the COEX Convention Centre in Seoul, Korea. Dr. Rahmouni has made significant contributions to our understanding of the ways in which the brain regulates blood pressure, particularly in individuals with obesity and diabetes. Congratulations to Kamal for this outstanding achievement!

Date: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2016