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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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Lipoprotein(a) – does it matter when LDL cholesterol is low?

Lipoprotein(a) is now recognised as an independent risk factor for cardiovascualr disease.

But is it also relevant to consider lipoprotein(a) when LDL cholesterol is low?

Prof. Anthony S Wierzbicki, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, London, UK discusses the evidence.

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Adverse effects of long-term statin therapy: New statement from the EAS Consensus Panel

Clinical trials have clearly proven the efficacy and short-term safety of statin treatment. But, with people taking these medications lifelong, are there any adverse effects to consider in the longer-term? This new statement weighs the evidence versus the perception of risk.

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Video: EAS Consensus Panel: Statins do not impair cognitive function
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Report: Neurocognitive effects and PCSK9 inhibition
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From the Editors

The lipoprotein(a) – LDL cholesterol conundrumThe lipoprotein(a) – LDL cholesterol conundrum

Frederick J. Raal

Professor Derick Raal (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa) discusses issues related to lowering elevated lipoprotein(a): is it beneficial when LDL cholesterol is low?

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Lowering lipoprotein(a) when LDL-C is very low

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Lowering lipoprotein(a) for clinical benefit

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How much lipoprotein(a) lowering for CV benefit?

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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