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2018:EAS Advanced Course on FH - Familial Hypercholesterolaemia in Eastern Europe, Debrecen, Hungary

This 3-day course is organised by EAS and the Hungarian Atherosclerosis Society.

The Course is intended for physicians (specialists or in specialist training), senior PhD students and PhDs that are involved in the screening and treatment of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH).

Learning objectives:

To provide up-to-date information about the epidemiology and pathomechanism as well as the screening, diagnostic and the latest therapeutic options in FH with a special emphasis on the Eastern European region. Case presentations related to FH, other lipid abnormalities, diagnostic and therapeutic challenges will provide further insight on everyday practice. Special challenges as statin intolerance, LDL apheresis, FH treatment in children and pregnancy will also be addressed.

Course dates

The 3-day course will take place from Thursday May 24 - Saturday May 26, 2018.

Course location

The Course will be held at the Hotel Divinus.
Nagyerdei krt. 1 
4032 Debrecen

Director of the Course

Prof György Paragh, Debrecen, Hungary

Invited Faculty

  • László Bajnok, Hungary
  • István Balogh, Hungary
  • Maciej Banach, Poland
  • Edit Bárdi, Austria
  • Judit Barta, Hungary 
  • Béla Benczúr, Hungary
  • Zoltán Böröcz, Hungary
  • Péter Fülöp, Hungary
  • Ákos Gesztes, Hungary
  • Mariann Harangi, Hungary
  • Imre Juhász, Hungary
  • György Kerekes, Hungary
  • László Márk, Hungary
  • György Paragh, Hungary
  • Paolo Parini, Sweden
  • Zsolt Pécsvárady, Hungary
  • István Reiber, Hungary
  • Branislav Vohnout, Slovakia
  • Theodora Weisz, Switzerland

    Course programme

    A programme for the Course is available: View Preliminary Programme

    Participation fee

    Applicants will be required to pay in advance a registration fee of 100 € (one hundred Euros) to confirm their place on the Course.

    What will be provided?

    EAS will provide the following (included in the registration fee):

    • Accommodation May 24-26 (2 nights). 
      N.B. Participants are expected to arrive in the morning/lunch time on Thursday May 24 and to check-out before 12.00 hrs on Saturday May 26. 
      Additional nights' accommodation are at the participant's own cost.
    • Meals as follows (coffee breaks are included):
      • welcome dinner on May 24
      • lunch & dinner on May 25
      • lunch May 26

    Travel arrangements

    Delegates are expected to make their own travel arrangements. Reimbursement for travel expenses up to a maximum amount of 200 will be provided.

    EAS Membership

    Attending EAS Advanced Courses requires an active individual EAS Membership. 
    Read more about EAS membership >>

    Application - closed 

    The organisers will review all the applications we receive and select the persons to be invited. The selection criteria are based on:

    • the applicants' statement of motivation and CV
    • whether the applicant has attended other EAS Advanced Courses
    • at least 1 year must pass before you can be accepted on another course, on a different topic
    • at least 2 years must pass before you can be accepted on a course covering the same topic
    • geographical region

    Application deadline is extended until March 11, 2018.

    We will notify applicants on whether their application to attend has been accepted
    on April 05, 2018.


    You are welcome to contact the EAS Office for further information at

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