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Important announcement about EAS annual Congress in 2020

EAS Congress 2020 is moving to the autumn – same venue, same programme, same concept.
New dates are October 04-07, 2020.

For information, visit the Congress website >>


EAS Consensus Panel

‘State of the Art’ on low-density lipoproteins and cardiovascular disease

Low-density lipoproteins (LDL) are the key driver of atherosclerosis. However, clinicians dealing with patients with cardiovascular disease have lacked an up-to-date overview of the underlying pathophysiological mechanisms. The EAS Consensus Panel have published a new statement in the European Heart Journal, to provide an integrated narrative focusing on the complex pathophysiology of this chronic, insidious disease at the molecular, cellular and tissue levels.

Read more >>    To the Consensus paper >>


EAS Academy

Featured Open-Access Lecture: Biomarkers predicting CVD

In our current Featured Open-Access lecture, Professor Chris Packard (Glasgow, UK) discusses the role of current established biomarkers as well role of upcoming new markers. His focus is on lipids and lipoproteins but he also discusses other markers such as inflammation related proteins. In his conclusion he emphasizes the importance of utilizing the different information that different biomarkers can give.  

This lecture is available for all. Featured Open Lecture on EAS ACADEMY >>


Nutrition and dietary approaches for personalised medicine

These lectures, from a Workshop at EAS 2019 Maastricht, highlight how the body responds to food and drug therapies. This new knowledge may be an opening to personalised medicine.                                                                                      

Different approaches to LDL lowering: An overview of options including nutrition, food supplements and drug therapy, by Professor John Chapman, Paris, France.
A broad overview of our current knowledge on how to lower LDL.

To the presentation >>

Possibilities for functional foods and nutrigenetics in CVD prevention, by Professor Jogchum Plat, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
Looking at the concepts "Nutrigenomics: What you eat affects how your genes behave", and "Nutrigenetics: Your genes affect how your body responds to food".

To the presentation >>


 

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Our community advances and exchanges knowledge about atherosclerosis and related disease. Our members’ subscription fees help to support the Society’s Publication, Education and Outreach programmes, which in turn benefit our members through networking and scientific development.

We're pleased to share an update on the progress we have made in the Society’s activities during 2019. Read more in our "Review of the year" >>

All EAS activities and initiatives are conceived, planned and carried out by dedicated and driven individuals, who devote much time, energy and enthusiasm to the life of the Society. Thank you for your contribution to our community.

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