EAS Academy Newsletter August 13, 2023

Featured Open Lecture: August-September, 2023

Dr Peter Libby is a cardiovascular medicine specialist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and the Mallinckrodt Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS), Boston, USA. The team he leads provided major insights in the mechanisms of atherosclerosis.

This lecture entwines aging, cancer, and cardiovascular disease by examining clonal haematopoiesis and the risk of atherosclerosis an exciting new avenue.

To the Open Lecture by Dr Peter Libby

FH Webinar series: Let’s treat FH together as a collaboration between EAS and FH Europe – The European FH Patient Network

The FH Week, taking place from September 25th to 29th, will encompass this engaging FH webinar series as one of its integral components.

The FH webinar series is a collaboration between a patient group, FH Europe, and a global community of research scientists and healthcare professionals, the European Atherosclerosis Society. This is the first time an FH webinar series is both for patients and clinicians.

What to expect?

  • Expert talks: Dive into new insights in FH management with presentations from leading research scientists.
  • Patient stories: Gain invaluable insights by listening to personal experiences shared by FH patients
  • Q&A sessions: Engage directly with healthcare professionals and researchers during interactive Q&A segments

This event is a pivotal stride towards bridging the gap between patients and clinicians, emphasizing the importance of shared knowledge and mutual understanding. Together, we can drive progress, amplify awareness, and inspire collective action in the realm of FH management.

Keep an eye on further information and be part of this important event and contribute to the transformative dialogue surrounding FH!

Stay tuned: EAS Congress 2023 Sessions coming soon to EAS Academy on demand!

The eagerly awaited sessions from the EAS Congress 2023 are on their way to becoming available on EAS Academy! Get ready to dive into a wealth of cutting-edge insights, breakthroughs, and discussions right from the comfort of your own space.

On 1st September, the doors to the EAS Academy will open, giving you exclusive access to the knowledge.

The EAS Academy’s on-demand sessions from the EAS Congress 2023 are just around the corner, ready to enrich your understanding and empower your growth. Keep an eye on our website and social media channels for the official launch announcement!

The content will be available for full individual EAS members.

The Clinician’s Handbook is available to you for free as an EAS member

The Clinician’s Handbook was created to help practitioners translate the guidelines into patient care. The Handbook comprises of fourteen distinct clinical cases, wherein the authors demonstrate the utilization of the Guidelines in assessing the cardiovascular risk of the patient and the recommended treatment options for each case.

For members of the EAS, the Clinician’s Handbook is available for free.

To the Clinician´s Handbook

EAS Online course, Certificate of Excellence in Lipidology – 2023 Update

Due to the high prevalence of atherosclerotic vascular disease, clinicians often encounter challenges when addressing various facets of the condition. This initiative aims to enhance the quality of clinical care for individuals with cardiovascular disease or those seeking cardiovascular prevention.

Additionally, professionals in clinical science, epidemiology, and translational cardiovascular research will gain valuable insights that can enhance their respective fields of study.

The program introduces new areas of focus, including Remnant cholesterol, the application of polygenic risk scores in diagnosing combined dyslipidemia, and bempedoic acid. Furthermore, the multiple-choice questions (MCQs) for both pre and post-tests have been thoroughly reviewed and updated.

Find out more about the Certificate of Excellence in Lipidology – 2023 Update