EAS Newsletter June 11, 2024


Your vote is your voice! Participate in the EAS Executive Committee Elections

Your vote is your voice! Let us hear it by participating in online voting from June 1 to 30, 2024. Take part in the life of the Society as a full individual EAS member!

Please note that only EAS ordinary members (full individual members) with a confirmed membership have voting rights. Each member is entitled to cast their vote once per Executive Committee position.

Please note that to be eligible to vote, members, both new and existing individual members, are required to submit two documents verifying their eligibility based on the criteria outlined in our constitution.

Go to the website-based ballot

You can find direct links to the voting forms for each Executive Committee position on our website. These links will guide you to the specific ballots for each role, making it easy for you to cast your vote:

Vote for Vice President position

Vote for Secretary position

Vote for Treasurer position

Vote for Ordinary Member Responsible for Communication

Vote for Ordinary Member Responsible for Education

Vote for Ordinary Member Responsible for National Societies

If you’re still unsure who to support, take some time to learn more about the candidates. Detailed profiles and statements from each candidate are available on our website.

Getting to know their visions and plans can help you make an informed decision that aligns with your values and the future you envision for the Society.

The candidates for the positions on the Executive Committee (EC)


Just two weeks left to the second LatAm webinar

The second EAS-LatAm webinar is swiftly approaching! Be part of our efforts to improve cardiovascular health. Engage with specialists, acquire valuable insights, and delve into lipid management strategies.

With only two weeks remaining, we’ll be tackling dyslipidemia as a significant cardiovascular risk in LatAm. We’ll examine the latest guidelines on LDL cholesterol goals and pinpoint the obstacles hindering their achievement. Additionally, we’ll brainstorm effective solutions to overcome these challenges.

Join us as we continue our EAS-LatAm webinar series! Secure your spot by registering now!

To the registration page


Submit your application now for the chance to compete for our exclusive grants in 2024!

EAS encourages talented young scientists in their careers in the field of atherosclerosis to ensure its thriving future. In recent years, EAS has allocated funds to support research projects of early-career members, selected on a competitive basis.

Please note that the call for applications, describing your proposed research project, remains open until September 13, 2024. Before applying, carefully review the eligibility criteria, funding terms, and conditions provided below.

Apply for Competitive grants for EAS members 2024


Recent issue highlights – April 2024

The April issue of Atherosclerosis contains several articles reporting results of preclinical research on pathomechanisms and hence potential therapeutic targets of atherosclerosis, aortic aneurysm, or calcific aortic valve disease.

April issue vol. 391


13th International Congress on Lipid & Atherosclerosis (ICoLA 2024), September 25-28, 2024

On behalf of the organizing committee, we extend a warm and heartfelt welcome to the 13th International Congress on Lipid & Atherosclerosis (ICoLA 2024), taking place at the Conrad Seoul, Republic of Korea, from September 26 to 28, 2024. We are thrilled to gather such a distinguished assemblage of experts in the field of lipid and atherosclerosis research in the vibrant, dynamic city of Seoul.

This year’s congress, themed “New Perspectives in Lipid and Atherosclerosis: Exploring Innovations”, promises an enriching journey into the frontiers of research and development. We will engage in stimulating discussions around the latest advancements, unveil pioneering innovations, and foster impactful collaborations that propel us towards a healthier future.

ICoLA 2024 features an exceptional lineup of internationally renowned speakers who will share their invaluable insights and ignite thought-provoking dialogues. A diverse range of sessions, including key lectures, symposia, research group sessions, committee sessions, oral presentations, and workshops, will provide a platform for knowledge exchange, collaboration, and inspiration, particularly for young researchers to showcase their works and connect with established leaders in this field.

Abstract submission form has been opened from May 8, 2024.

If you want to learn more about the event, please go to the dedicated webpage:

To the ICoLA 2024 website

The call for abstracts


EAS Calendar – June 2024

From insightful webinars to groundbreaking announcements, this section is your gateway to staying connected and up-to-date with the latest developments within the EAS Society.

  • June 1-30, EAS Executive Committee Elections
  • June 26, LatAm-EAS: Challenges in achieving control of lipid disorders in LatAm