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2018: EAS Advanced Course on Epidemiology & Genetics - Causality of Risk Factors - Final Programme

Wednesday October 10, 2018
  18.00-18.30  Arrivals and Registration
  18.30-18.40  Welcome address
Course director Ruth Frikke-Schmidt 
  18.40-19.40  Opening lecture
Global burden of cardiovascular disease and contribution of risk factors.
Greg Roth, Seattle, USA 

20.00-22.00  Welcome Dinner
Thursday October 11, 2018   

  Lipid metabolism – biology and genetics
  08.30-09.15 Biology of lipid metabolism
Patrick Rensen, Leiden, The Netherlands
  09.15-10.00 Genetic disorders of lipid metabolism – with special focus on familial hypercholesterolaemia
Kees Hovingh, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  10.00-10.30  Coffee break
    Mendelian Randomization - causality of lipid traits and prediction of drug effects
  10.30-11.15  Concepts of Mendelian randomization
Shah Ebrahim, London, UK
  11.15-12.00  The case for triglyceride-rich lipoproteins and cardiovascular disease
Børge Nordestgaard, Copenhagen, Denmark

12.00-13.15  Lunch and networking
  13.15-14.00  Using genetics to predict drug effects and adverse events
Anne Tybjærg-Hansen, Copenhagen, Denmark
  14.00-14.45  The case for lipoprotein(a) and cardiovascular disease
Pia Kamstrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
  14.45-15.15 Coffee break
  15.15-16.00 Causality of lipid traits for other diseases
Ruth Frikke-Schmidt, Copenhagen, Denmark
  16.00-18.00 Journal Club Workshop - part I
Mette Christoffersen, Stefan Stender, Anne Langsted, Copenhagen, Denmark
  18.00-19.00 Evening lecture & drinks
What have Mendelian Randomization studies revealed for cardiovascular disease beyond lipids?
Marianne Benn, Copenhagen, Denmark
  20.00-22.00 Dinner
Friday October 12, 2018   

  Treatment, prevention and risk prediction in cardiovascular disease
  09.15-10.00 New and old lipid-lowering drugs
Lale Tokgözoğlu, Ankara, Turkey
  10.00-10.15  Coffee break
  10.15-11.00  Journal Club Workshop - part II
Mette Christoffersen, Stefan Stender, Anne Langsted, Copenhagen, Denmark
  11.00-12.00  2016 ESC/EAS guidelines for the management of dyslipidaemias - risk prediction and treatment targets
Olov Wiklund, Gothenburg, Sweden
  12.00-12.30  Evaluation and concluding remarks
Course director Ruth Frikke-Schmidt
  12.30-13.00   Lunch and networking
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
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