EAS Newsletter March 28, 2023

EAS Congress:

Announcing the winners of the Young Investigator Awards for best publications in 2022

The annual EAS awards for young scientists are intended to recognize distinction shown by publications that contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field of atherosclerosis and linked metabolic disturbances.

After careful consideration the Award Committee, chaired by Prof Frikke-Schmidt and Prof Reiner, have chosen the winners of the annual Young Investigator Awards for outstanding publications in 2022.

The award ceremony will take place at the Opening Ceremony of the EAS Congress 2023, in Mannheim, Germany.

Congratulations to the winners!

There were many nominations of a very high standard – an encouraging sign for the future research in the field!

Basic Science Award

Sarajo Mohanta

Institute for Cardiovascular Prevention (IPEK), Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU), Munich, Germany

Neuroimmune cardiovascular interfaces control atherosclerosis
Published in: Nature

Runner ups:

Author: Chak Kwong Cheng, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

Article: Endothelial UCP2 Is a Mechanosensitive Suppressor of Atherosclerosis

Published in: Circulation Research

Author: Floriana Farina, Institute for Cardiovascular prevention (IPEK), Munich, Germany

Article: The epigenetic enzyme DOT1L orchestrates vascular smooth muscle cell–monocyte crosstalk and protects against atherosclerosis via the NF-κB pathway

Published in: European Heart Journal

Clinical Science Award

Juan F. Alcalá Díaz

Maimonides Biomedical Research Institute of Cordoba (IMIBIC), Reina Sofia University Hospital, University of Cordoba, Spain

Long-term secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease with a Mediterranean diet and a low-fat diet (CORDIOPREV): a randomised controlled trial
Published in: The Lancet

Runner ups:
Author: Takahito Doi, Copenhagen University Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Article: Elevated remnant cholesterol appropriately reclassifies individuals who develop myocardial infarction and ischemic heart disease

Published in: Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Author: Lotte M de Boer, Amsterdam UMC, Netherlands

Article: Lipoprotein(a) levels in children with suspected familial hypercholesterolemia: a cross-sectional study

Published in: European Heart Journal

Get to know the winners and read the Award Committee’s

EAS Congress:

Last call for Late Breaking Abstract Submissions

The deadline for the late-breaking abstract submission for the EAS Congress 2023 is tomorrow, March 29th. If you have new and exciting research findings to share, please submit your abstract before the deadline. This is your chance to present your latest discoveries to a diverse audience of experts from around the world.

We look forward to receiving your submissions and seeing you at the Congress.

EAS Education:

Webinar “Update on the impact of nutrition on ASCVD”, March 30

Mark your calendar for the upcoming EAS Webinar, this Thursday March 30! The optimal dietary interventions intended to prevent ASCVD remain a hot topic. We will start at 17:00 CET. Don’t miss out this opportunity to be up-to-date with ASCVD.

The webinar is open-access. Register for free:

EAS Outreach & Collaboration:

EAS FHSC Newsletter Issue 23, March 2023 is now available

The latest issue of the EAS FHSC Newsletter with recent updates about the FH Studies Collaboration and the Registry is now available.

In this issue:

  • FHSC prepare for their Closed Steering Meeting. FHSC welcomes new National Leads
  • Global Network, Registry, and Directory
  • Representation at 91st EAS Congress 2023
  • National Lead Investigators’ Reports
  • FH Europe – European FH patient network
To FHSC Newsletter Issue 23, March 2023

EAS Education:

EAS Lipotoxicity Course

The EAS LIPOTOXICITY COURSE aims to summarize and discuss our knowledge and perspectives on

  • the effect of lipid species on cell and organ function
  • the impact of lipotoxicity on organ damage
  • the contribution of metabolomics/lipidomics technologies toward better understanding of lipid metabolism, pathogenic mechanisms as well as identification of biomarkers and therapeutic target.

The event will be held in Prague, June 8-9 2023. Find all information about the event and registration page by clicking on the button below:

To EAS Lipotoxicity Course

EAS Education:

In case you missed it:

EAS Advanced Course in Rare Lipid Disorders