AN INVITATION TO JOIN THE
INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR HEART RESEARCH

The ISHR strives to promote the advancement of cardiovascular biology and medicine through the publication of the Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology as well as in the Society newsletter Heart News and Views and by organizing regular national and international conferences. The society is composed of seven Sections, each of which holds an annual meeting, details of which are published in the Journal. Every three years also all Sections meet for the World Congress (the next will be in Kyoto, Japan on May 13-16, 2010). Applications for membership may be made through any Section but the Section covering your geographical region is recommended. Membership is open to any individual (with or without MD or PhD) who is actively interested in any aspect of experimental or clinical research in the cardiovascular system. Advantages of membership include:

To join the North American Section of the ISHR simply go On-line Member Form or complete the form below and send it to the Section Secretary (Dr. Elizabeth Murphy, Secretary ISHR-NAS, PO Box 52643, Durham, NC 27717-2643 or llobaugh@nc.rr.com) together with the appropriate fee:

Family Name.................................First Name.......................... Middle Initial.........................

Preferred Saluation (Dr., Prof., Mr., Ms., etc.).....................Sex (M/F)...........Degree..............

Interest Group Choice: (you can choose up to 3 interest groups)

__ Signaling, Hypertrophy and Failure
__ Cardiac Metabolism
__ Stem Cell & Gene Therapy
__ Contractile & Regulatory Proteins
__ Excitation-Contraction Coupling
__ Ion Channels and Arrhythmias
__ Ischemia, Cardioprotection & Mitochondria

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ANNUAL FEE
NORTH AMERICAN SECTION 90 US Dollars Regular (USA, Canada), 45 US Dollars Student (USA, Canada) or Regular (Mexico), 25 US Dollars Student (Mexico)

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO INCLUDE A DONATION OF 10 US Dollars to support the travel of young investigators to the ISHR meetings, please check below and include the additional amount in your payment. Thank you!

Yes, I would like to donate $10 to support the travel of young investigators to ISHR meetings.