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Advanced Courses in Rare Lipid Disease 2019-2020
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EAS is pleased to announce the Society's endorsement of Advanced Courses on the topic of Rare Lipid Disease. These four, stand-alone, 1-day courses will take place 2019 - 2010 in Zurich, Switzerland; Stockholm, Sweden; St Petersburg, Russia; and Berlin, Germany. The majority of the lectures will be given in the respective national language.

The aim of the courses is to examine rare genetic disorders of lipid metabolism including ß-sitosterolemia; cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis, lysosomal acid lipase deficiency, disorders of high density lipoprotein and familial hypocholesterolemias. While the prevalence of these individual disorders is low, collectively they are important and the busy specialized practitioner will encounter patients with these conditions. Lipidologists need to be familiar with their diagnosis and treatment as they may be associated with high morbidity and mortality.

The objective of the courses is to review practical aspects of evaluation and management, and to describe real clinical cases of these disorders.


The Swiss edition of the Course takes place on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at the University Hospital Zurich, Kleiner Hörsaal OST, HOER B 5, and the organiser is Professor Arnold von Eckardstein. 

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The Swedish edition of the Course takes place on Friday, December 6, 2019, in Stockholm. The organiser is Professor Paolo Parini.

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The Russian edition of the Course takes place on Sunday, February 23, 2020, in St Petersburg. The organiser is Professor Marat Ezhov.

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The German edition of the Course takes place on Saturday, February 22, 2020, in Berlin. The organiser is Professor Ulf Landmesser.

Read more about the Berlin Course >>

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