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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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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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12th Closed Virtual Meeting of the Editorial Board of PCSK9 Forum

Do we need to reconsider LDL cholesterol targets in stroke patients?
With insights from the Treat Stroke to Target trial, FOURIER and ODYSSEY OUTCOMES, the question is: what should be the LDL cholesterol targets in stroke patients?

Professor Pierre Amarenco (Bichat Hospital, University of Paris, France) puts the data into perspective

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Professor Wouter Jukema (Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands) discusses findings from ODYSSEY OUTCOMES

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From the Editors

LDL cholesterol targets in stroke patients: where to?

Professor Pierre Amarenco, Bichat Hospital, University of Paris, France, makes the case for reconsideration of LDL cholesterol targets to prevent stroke, based on evidence from recent trials.

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Treat ischaemic stroke to target
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ODYSSEY OUTCOMES and stroke events
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PCSK9 inhibition: impact on stroke
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How low should LDL cholesterol be lowered after stroke?
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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