February 23, 2016  


EAS Election 2016 - time to start thinking of possible candidates

The Society's election timetable and procedures are now available. During April 2016 we will be inviting nominations for three Executive Committee member positions and the office of Vice President.

We are looking for individuals who:

  • are committed and active members of EAS
  • regularly attend EAS Congress
  • have been involved with EAS activities
  • are actively involved in research in the atherosclerosis field
  • have an excellent scientific record
  • would be committed to carry out duties of Executive Committee membership, including attending Executive Committee meetings

The duties of each post are described, as well as the ideal profile of the candidates we will be seeking to fill these posts. Within the leadership of the Society we seek balance in terms of area of scientific expertise, geographical region and gender.

Please consider whether you know anyone who would be a suitable candidate. Nomination will be via the Society website during the month of April.

Read more about the elections >>


Welcome to the EAS Initiatives session & EAS Annual Members' General Assembly at EAS 2016 Innsbruck

At the 84th EAS Congress in Innsbruck, the Society's leadership will present updates on the Society's key activities and initiatives in the EAS initiatives session, Tuesday May 31, 15.00-16.30. This session is open to all congress participants, an opportunity to hear updates - and ask questions - on activities such as:

  • Publications - Atherosclerosis journal, guidelines & consensus papers
  • Education - EAS Academy & Advanced courses
  • Congress - plans for future congress
  • Communities - FH Studies Collaboration & European Lipoprotein Club

Immediately following this open session there will be a members-only General Assembly, to handle the Society's administrative & financial business.
EAS is looking for enthusiastic individuals who would like to become engaged in taking forward the Society's current initiatives, or have ideas for potential new activities. We welcome you to attend this session and become an active member of EAS.

To the congress website >>
Registration - Early Registration, March 9, 2016>>


Recent Journal Highlights

EAS regularly publish highlighted articles from the Atherosclerosis journal by Simona Negrini and Arnold von Eckardstein (Editor–in-Chief). In the February Issue, Volume 245, 2016, Negrini and von Eckardstein comment on the article Management of residual risk after statin therapy by Reith and Armitage and on two research papers; The effect of prolonged dietary nitrate supplementation on atherosclerosis development by Marsch et al. and Longer duration of statin therapy is associated with decreased carotid plaque vascularity by magnetic resonance imaging by O'Brien et al.

The review also includes an announcement and clarification of the OMICS Group and "Atherosclerosis: Open Access". This journal has nothing to do with the Atherosclerosis journal and authors are strongly advised to be careful when submitting a paper intended for the Atherosclerosis journal.

To the Atherosclerosis highlights >>

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