Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

PCSK9: the new lipid target in preventive cardiology?

ESC Amsterdam, August 31, 2013

Oct. 4, 2013


The symposium PCSK9: the new lipid target in preventive cardiology? ​was held at the congress of the European society of Cardiology (ESC) in Amsterdam on August 31, 2013.
 

Educational objectives

  • Understand the unmet need for additional LDL-C-lowering therapies beyond current optimal statin-based therapy as a strategy for addressing lipid-related CV risk in patients with FH
  • Understand the mechanisms and potential applications of emerging therapies to lower LDL through novel approaches that can be used in combination with statin therapy
  • Describe the potential impact of PCSK9-based therapies in development in patients who require additional LDL-C reduction
  • Compare and evaluate evidence from recent clinical trials of novel agents in clinical development and assess their impact on lipids and cardiovascular risk



Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Why are we not reaching goals in these patients?
John Kastelein, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
 

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PCSK9 inhibition: Mechanistic insights into a new therapeutic approach for the lowering of LDL-c
Gilles Lambert, University of Nantes Medical School, Nantes, France
 

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Monoclonal antibodies that target PCSK9: What the first clinical trial data are telling?
Evan Stein, Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center, Cincinnati, USA
 

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The roadmap of PCSK9 inhibitors towards the clinic: An overview of current development programs & outcome studies
Henry Ginsberg, Columbia University Medical Center, New York
 

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