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This symposium on hypertension of the Ciba Foundation is another one of the symposia under the able directorship of Dr. Wolstenholme and the Board of Trustees of the Ciba Foundation. The aim of intimacy and informality throughout the conference is easily discernible throughout the volume. The subject of hypertension, being both pertinent and full of such vagaries, is ably handled in this symposium. The contributors number thirty-three, coming, as they do, from all parts of the world. As is so often true in these informal symposia, the verve of the proceedings comes usually not from the paper itself but, rather, from the warm discussion that follows. Here one sees the workings of the mind of the individual contributor and his skill with the verbal rapier around the conference table. "Dr. I. H. Page of the Cleveland Clinic presents data that the examples of altered responsiveness in neural control of hypertension