About this event

  • Date and time Mon 1 Feb 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Vascular, Lipid and Metabolic Medicine Section

This symposium will provide an update on pharmacotherapy treatments that have recently become available, or are in late-stage development for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease. The assessment of cardiovascular risk and optimal application of these therapies will be discussed as well.

The updates will be given by highly respected clinical researchers and thought leaders who are recognised as experts in their fields.

The lectures will be clinically focused with the aim of educating healthcare professionals about these new therapies in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease.

Due to Government guidelines there will be limited availability to attend this in-person event. If you would like to attend the live stream version of this event please book the live stream here

Topics to be covered:

  • New pharmacotherapy treatments for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease
  • The use of new pharmacotherapy treatments in the context of current treatment strategies and where they will fit into existing clinical guidelines
  • Improve matching of therapy to individual cardiovascular risk profiles according to the principles of precision medicine

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Standard pricing available until 31 January 2021.


RSM Member RSM Trainee RSM Student
£40.00 £35.00 £35.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£56.00 £49.00 £49.00 £49.00


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Registration, tea and coffee

Professor Andrew Krentz, University of Reading

LDL-cholesterol lowering drugs: Recent advances and novel therapies

Professor Kausik Ray, Imperial College, London

Triglycerides: A re-emerging target in atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease prevention and microvascular complications of obesity and diabetes

Dr Handrean Soran, University of Manchester

Lipoprotein(a): Emerging from the shadows?

Dr Jai Cegla, Imperial College

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break
What should be the goal of cholesterol-lowering treatment? A quantitative evaluation

Professor Paul Durrington, University of Manchester

Managing atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease: How close are we to precision risk assessment and individualizing treatment?

Professor Brian Ference, University of Cambridge

Myocardial metabolism: New cardioprotective drugs

Dr James Hobkirk, University of Hull

Panel discussion
Close of day


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

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