EAS Newsletter February 20, 2024


Nominate yourself or others for positions on the EAS Executive Committee

Are you aware of individuals eager to share their experience and dedication with EAS, or does that describe you?

Seize the opportunity to nominate yourself or others for positions on the EAS Executive Committee, shaping the future success of one of the largest and most esteemed societies in the field. Vacancies will arise in January 2025.

Click the corresponding buttons below to access the pertinent nomination forms for the available roles.

Kindly note that self-nomination is encouraged, and you must sign in to access the nomination forms.

Officer positions:

Vice President



Ordinary Members:

Ordinary Member | Communication

Ordinary Member | Education

Ordinary Member | National Societies


The last call to apply for the Young Fellows Programme for 2025-2026. Hurry up!

Hurry up! Time is ticking away, marking your final opportunity to join the prestigious Young Fellows Programme for 2025-2026 – an initiative sparking significant interest.

Embark on a journey backed by glowing testimonials from past participants. Explore firsthand why alumni consider the EAS Young Fellows Programme a worthwhile endeavor, and seize the chance to apply now.

Don’t miss the deadline: February 24, 2024.

Kindly note, signing in is a prerequisite to access the nomination forms.

To the application form

Read the Alumni testimonials


Celebrate Women’s Cardiovascular Health Week 2024 with us. Join our webinar

Be part of the major initiative dedicated to Women’s Cardiovascular Health Week 2024! Join our webinar alongside those who have already registered. Gain invaluable insights and practical knowledge presented by and for women, contributing to the positive impact on female cardiovascular well-being.

To the registration page


February is ending! Dive into Prof. Steven Farber’s eye-opening lecture

February is coming to an end, but haven’t you watched our Featured Open Lecture yet? Do it this week!

In the talk from the EAS Congress in Mannheim 2023, Steven Farber, Professor in the Department of Biology at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, elegantly deciphers novel molecular mechanisms regulating hepatic VLDL production.

This talk opens translational perspectives into the understanding of polygenic hypobetalipoproteinaemia and combined hyperlipidemia, as well as metabolic dysfunction associated with steatotic liver disease (MASLD).

To the Open Lecture by Prof Steven Farber


Recent issue highlights – January 2024

Socioeconomic status, environment, and lifestyle behavior are well known factors that have considerable impact on the risk and outcome of atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases. They have direct and indirect effects on the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis and they frequently confound other risk factors and pathologies. The present issue has several articles reporting on the interactions of social, environmental and lifestyle factors with measurable risk factors in the prediction and management of cardiovascular risk.

January issue vol. 388


What are the beneficial components of a ‘heart healthy diet’?

It is widely accepted that diet can play an important role in the prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Health professionals may often be asked about the practical aspects of this, prompting a reminder of the specific elements of a ‘heart-healthy diet’ to support patients.

Dietary habits and their influence on CVD risk have been extensively reviewed, and European guidelines for CVD prevention and the management of dyslipidaemias emphasize that dietary modifications should be the foundation for CVD prevention. What are the elements of a ‘heart-healthy diet,’ then?

Read the first article of this year’s series, serving as a practical reminder about the components of cholesterol-lowering dietary changes. It also acts as a refresher and practical guide to support you in providing dietary advice, especially relevant in February, recognized as ‘Heart Month.

1. Beneficial components of ‘a heart-healthy diet’