October 17, 2017

New EAS Advanced Course - application open until November 17

Hot topics in clinical lipidology & cardiovascular prevention, Prague, Czech Republic

February 21-23, 2018

This 3-day course is organised by EAS and Czech Atherosclerosis Society and is intended for senior PhD students, post docs and MDs.
The learning objective of the course is to provide participants with latest knowledge on atherosclerosis risk factors and CVD risk assessment including practical workshops.

The objectives include

  • Intensive interaction between participants and faculty members
  • Hands-on experience on non-invasive atherosclerosis assessment methods during workshop sessions
  • Discussion of controversial and novel issues in the diagnosis and treatment of dyslipidaemia and other risk factors for atherosclerotic vascular disease

The Course will cover

  • Update on novel biomarkers of atherosclerosis and their use in CVD risk assessment
  • Atherosclerosis imaging including its clinical utility
  • Differential diagnosis of dyslipidaemia including identification of rare forms of DLPs
  • Hot topics of management of dyslipidaemia in different patients' groups
  • Demonstration of imaging methods used in subclinical atherosclerosis assessment

The invited speakers are leading experts in the field: Maciej Banach, Poland, Vladimir Blaha, Czech Republic, Jan Borén, Sweden, Alberico Catapano, Italy, Renata Cifkova, Czech Republic, Marat Ezhov, Russia, Wolfgang Koenig, Germany, Danilo Norata, Italy, Børge Nordestgaard, Denmark, Klaus Parhofer, Germany, Jan Pitha, Czech Republic, Kausik Ray, United Kingdom, Lale Tokgözoglu, Turkey, Arnold von Eckardstein, Switerland, Michal Vrablík, Czech Republic.

Application is open until the end of the day, November 17.

To the preliminary programme >>

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EAS members; Elections for EAS Treasurer still open

The position as EAS Treasurer is becoming vacant on January 01, 2018. The nominations received from EAS members earlier this year were reviewed by the Election Committee. The voting will be open September 28 - October 28 to EAS members only. Please follow this link to read about the final candidates to stand for election.


  • To vote, please complete the survey.
  • Please note that voting is restricted to Individual EAS members.
  • You will need to log in.
  • You may only vote once.
  • Deadline for voting is end of the day October 28, 2017.

VOTING OPEN (Sign in as EAS member to vote) >>

Candidates to stand for election and voting >>

New online presentation: October updates including EAS 2017 and ESC 2017

Webcasts from the 85th EAS Congress and EAS perspectives from the ESC 2017 Congress in Barcelona are available on the Society's online educational platform EAS Academy as premium content.

Access to EAS premium content, including webcasts, learning quizzes, technical videos and more, is a benefit of EAS membership.

Go to: http://academy.eas-society.org
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You can access the material online and via the EAS Academy app.

To the Congress presentations >>

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EAS Academy survey:

Help us deliver educational activities that meet your needs

Our goal with the EAS ACADEMY is to provide a tool for scientists to keep up to date, and for clinicians to learn about the most recent developments in the field of atherosclerosis and dyslipidaemia. A number of the activities on the EAS ACADEMY are CME/EBAC accredited and can be a part of your continuous educational development.

Help us to develop educational activities that meet your needs by completing this short survey by October 30. We appreciate feedback from you who are not yet familiar with the Academy as well as frequent users - the survey will only take a few minutes.

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