EAS Newsletter June 4, 2024


Thank you for joining us at the EAS Congress 2024. See you next year in Glasgow, May 4-7!

We would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to each and every one of you who joined us for the EAS Congress 2024. Whether this was your first time attending or you have been with us for many editions, your presence and participation made this event truly special and memorable.

For our long-time attendees, your continued support and dedication to the EAS Congress are deeply appreciated. Your commitment has helped shape and grow our community over the years. It is always a pleasure to see familiar faces.

To our first-time attendees, we warmly welcome you to the EAS family. We hope that you found the experience enriching, inspiring, and valuable. Your fresh perspectives and enthusiasm bring new energy, and we are excited to have you as part of our community.

The atmosphere of the EAS Congress 2024 was nothing short of amazing, filled with insightful discussions and groundbreaking ideas. To capture these moments, we have put together a short photo recap that highlights the essence of our annual meeting. We hope these images serve as a joyful reminder of the connections made, the knowledge shared, and the inspiration sparked.

Thank you once again for being a part of the EAS Congress 2024. We look forward to seeing you at future events and continuing this journey together.


Congratulations to Professor Henry Ginsberg on his appointment as an EAS Honorary Member

We are delighted to announce that Professor Henry Ginsberg has been appointed as an EAS Honorary Member at the Annual General Meeting 2024.

Henry, as a non-European, has greatly contributed to the credibility, prestige, and scientific excellence of EAS through his co-chairmanship of the EAS Consensus papers for over 10 years. He has generously shared his time and expertise and continues to maintain high levels of clinical and scientific activity in our field.



All individual EAS members are invited to cast their vote in the Executive Committee Elections

We are pleased to announce that voting is open and will be held via a website-based ballot, June 01 – 30, 2024.

We invite all individual members to take part in the life of the Society by using their vote. Thank you in advance for your participation!

Go to the website-based ballot

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.

Constitution updates approved by the Members’ General Assembly on May 28, 2024:

Starting from 2025, members must be registered by December 31 of the previous calendar year to participate in EAS elections.

For this year only, all members registered and active by May 28, 2024, are eligible to participate in the elections. All members, both new and existing individual members, are required to submit two documents verifying their eligibility based on the criteria outlined in our constitution.


Don’t forget to register for the second LatAm webinar. Amid the flurry of events, make sure you don’t miss this opportunity

The second EAS-LatAm webinar is coming up! Join us to make a difference in cardiovascular health. Connect with experts, gain insights, and explore strategies for lipid management.

We’ll address dyslipidemia as a cardiovascular risk in LatAm, review LDL cholesterol goals from recent guidelines, and identify barriers to achieving these goals. We’ll also discuss solutions to these challenges.

To the registration page


Recent issue highlights – March 2024

Inflammation plays an important role in the pathogenesis of atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases (ASCVD) and is hence targeted by both diagnostics and therapies for the prevention or even cure of ASCVD.

The March issue of Atherosclerosis contains several articles that investigated the prognostic value of biomarkers of inflammation or pathomechanisms related to inflammation.

March issue vol. 390


Elevate your research with EAS! Apply for our exclusive and competitive 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


Take the Certificate of Excellence in Lipidology and update your knowledge

Looking to take a significant step forward in your career? Consider enrolling in this highly acclaimed program, praised by those who have completed it. Managing the challenges of atherosclerotic vascular disease can be daunting for clinicians.

This initiative is tailored to elevate the standard of clinical care for individuals dealing with cardiovascular disease or those aiming for cardiovascular prevention.

Give your professional journey a strong boost in 2024!

Take the Certificate of Excellence in Lipidology 2023 Update


Dietary counselling for blood cholesterol from infancy to young adulthood: CVD risk prevention should start at early age

Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) remains the leading cause of mortality and disability worldwide. Atherosclerosis, the underlying cause of cardiovascular disease (CVD), begins early in life and develops over several decades before CVD symptoms appear in middle or late adulthood. The early onset of ASCVD emphasizes the importance of primordial prevention and early intervention to prevent, slow, or potentially reverse its progression.

While most children and adolescents do not have CVD, many have related risk factors such as lack of physical activity and poor diet. Non-HDL-C is a lipoprotein marker of all atherogenic apolipoprotein B-containing lipoproteins that tends to remain stable from childhood to adulthood, although lifestyle can modulate it to some extent.

Read the third article in this year’s series to learn more.

3. Dietary counselling to control blood cholesterol from infancy to young adulthood: CVD risk prevention should start at early age


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