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About the PCSK9 Education and Research Forum

PCSK9 Education and Research Forum is the independent resource on PCSK9 science and its translation into critically important new treatments to lower low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), which promise to transform the prognosis of millions of patients with hypercholesterolaemia (cholesterol disorders), accelerated atherosclerotic vascular heart disease and a high risk of premature cardiovascular (CV) death and disability.
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Question of the Month

Will evinacumab eliminate the need for LDL-apheresis in patients with homozygous FH?
Professor Frederick Raal

Professor Derick Raal (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa) gives his view.

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Download Now: New Slide Deck Programme

Previous slide decks focused on landmark studies which used a monoclonal antibody approach to inhibit PCSK9. The next in this series discusses inclisiran, a small interfering RNA therapy, which prevents production of PCSK9 at its primary source in the liver.

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15th Virtual Closed Scientific Expert Meeting of the Editorial Board

 

Keynote lectures from the experts

Nabil G. Seidah

Prof Nabil Seidah overviews the history of PCSK9 science, and discusses how it might play a role in viral infections and cancer.

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Peter Libby

Prof Peter Libby discusses the critical question: How does LDL lowering stabilize vulnerable plaques?

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From the Editors

Proof-of-concept: Gene-editing for PCSK9 inhibition

Prof. John Chapman, Pitié-Salpêtrière University Hospital, Sorbonne University, and National Institute for Health and Medical Research (INSERM), Paris, France.

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Other related reports:

DA-VINCI: Need to do better with LDL cholesterol management in practice in Europe

Pooled analysis highlights the promise of inclisiran

Inclisiran: Update on efficacy, dosing regimen, safety and COVT trial

Very low lipoprotein(a) and very low LDL cholesterol – are they safe?

Latest Event

AHA 2021 Scientific sessions 13th-15th November

AHA 2021 Scientific Sessions
13th-15th November

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Meet our Editorial Board

View all our Editorial Board Prof John ChapmanResearch Professor at the University of Pierre and Marie Curie Prof Henry GinsbergDirector, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research Dr Michel FarnierClinician based at Point Medical, Dijon, France Prof Frederick RaalDirector, Carbohydrate & Lipid Metabolism Research Unit Prof Anthony WierzbickiConsultant in Metabolic Medicine/Chemical Pathology