About this event

  • Date and time Thu 15 Jun 2023 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Endocrinology and Diabetes

Join us at this upcoming meeting, which will update healthcare professionals on lipid management for better patient care. The symposium will address the use of new and emerging therapies in difficult management decisions in this field, providing participants with a unique opportunity to learn about the progress in this field in recent years.  

Via live talks delivered by experts in the field, event participants will receive updates on modern approaches to lipid management, addressing established and emerging therapies in this field. 

This meeting will also be available as an on-demand recording. Register to watch on demand

Benefits of attending: 

  • Learn up-to-date therapeutic treatment plans for patients with high risk cardiovascular disease
  • Learn how to manage patients who are intolerant to certain drugs, e.g. statins
  • Learn how to use new and emerging therapies in lipid management   


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We would like to thank our sponsors Amarin, Daiichi Sankyo and Pfizer for their support of this meeting.
Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsors.


Standard pricing available until 14 June 2023.


RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£96.00 £57.00 £57.00 £57.00 £30.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP / SAS Doctors AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£176.00 £105.00 £105.00 £55.00


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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Abdul Lakdhar, President Elect, Endocrinology and Diabetes Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Session 1

Chairs: Dr Abdul Lakhdar and Professor Riyaz Patel, Professor of Cardiology and Consultant Cardiologist, University College London Hospital and Barts Health NHS Trust

Cardiovascular disease risk and lipid lowering

Professor Riyaz Patel

Familial hypercholesterolemia

Dr Mahtab Sharifi, Consultant Metabolic Physician and Chemical Pathologist, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Tea and coffee break

Professor Devaki Nair, Consultant Chemical Pathologist and Clinical Lead for Clinical Biochemistry, Royal Free Hospital

Lipoprotein (a)

Dr Tina Khan, Consultant Cardiologist in Preventive Cardiology and Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital


Session 2

Chairs: Dr Abdul Lakhdar and Professor Riyaz Patel

PCSK9 inhibition

Professor Derek Connolly, Consultant Cardiologist, Birmingham City and Sandwell Hospitals and Director of Research and Development, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

New and emerging lipid lowering therapies

Dr Kate Shipman, Consultant Chemical Pathologist, University Hospitals Sussex, St Richard’s Hospital

Feedback forms
Statin intolerance and augmentative and alternative communication pathways

Mr Kalpesh Patel, Highly Specialist Cardiac Pharmacist, Barts Health NHS Trust

Closing remarks
Close of meeting



Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom


Registration for this event will close at 1:00am on Wednesday 14 June 2023. Late registrations will not be accepted.

The agenda is subject to change at any time

If the event is recorded, we are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. There is no guarantee that all sessions will be available after the event, this is at the presenter’s and RSM’s discretion.

All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations.

This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

Domus reception

While you’re attending this event

Stay in the comfort of our hotel, Domus Medica, or hire one of our private dining rooms to socialise with your peers.

RSM members enjoy access to our enviable club facilities. For more information, please contact our team at domus@rsm.ac.uk or restaurant@rsm.ac.uk.

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