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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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PlayCombination therapy in familial hypercholesterolaemia: what can we gain from novel agents? LDL cholesterol lowering and effects on plaque: what can we learn from INTENSITY-HIGH?
Professor John Chapman

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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14th Closed Virtual Meeting of the Editorial Board of PCSK9 Forum

Bempedoic acid: An update on the trials

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Prof Erik Stroes puts the clinical trial evidence for this novel LDL-lowering therapy in context.

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Attaining LDL cholesterol goal: Triple combination strategies

Michel Farnier

Guideline groups have lowered LDL goals in very high risk patients. How can these be attained in real-world practice? Dr Michel Farnier discusses triple combination therapy strategies.

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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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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