About this event

  • Date and time Tue 15 Nov 2022 from 10:00am to 1:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Vascular, Lipid and Metabolic Medicine Section

Managing lipid disorders is often a daunting prospect for many clinicians. During this event, our expert speakers will define salient issues of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and goals of therapy for primordial, primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention of vascular disease.

Emphasis will be placed on essential facts that will enable clinicians to become more confident in their approach to managing lipid disorders.

Topics will include: 

  • Classification and diagnosis of common lipid disorders - the view from the clinical chemistry laboratory
  • Lifetime cardiovascular risk associated with lipid profiles - latest research insights
  • Clinical guidelines for management of lipid disorders - consensus and controversy


This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered event participants up to 60 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

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


View the programme 15 November 2022

Demystifying lipid disorders: A practical guide for non-specialists

Welcome and introduction

Professor Andrew Krentz, President, Vascular, Lipid and Metabolic Medicine Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Management of lipid disorders - yesterday, today and tomorrow

Professor Andrew Krentz

Questions and answers
Why lipids matter: Recent insights into lifetime risks of cardiovascular disease

Professor Brian Ference, Director of Research, Translational Therapeutics, University of Cambridge

Questions and answers
How we diagnose lipid disorders: Clarity for non-specialist clinicians

Dr Jaimini Cegla, Consultant in Metabolic Medicine, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Questions and answers
Comfort break
The essentials of lipid management guidelines: Consensus and controversy

Professor Handrean Soran, Consultant Physician, Manchester Royal Infirmary

Questions and answers
Lipids for vascular specialists

Professor Chris Packard, Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Glasgow

Questions and answers
Closing remarks
Close of meeting




Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. 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 presenters 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. 

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