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New Frontiers in Anti-Atherosclerotic Therapies

 

March 13, 2010
 

The Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, Georgia


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This event is complimentary

This event is not part of the official ACC Annual Scientific Session and/or the ACC’s Innovation in Intervention: i2 Summit in Partnership with the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, as planned by their Program Committees.

Description

This course will review new therapeutic targets for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.

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Target Audience

Physicians and Nursing staff involved in prevention of cardiovascular disease

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Objectives

As a result of attending this symposium, the participant will be able to do the following:

  • Classify benefit of targeting risk factors.
  • Distinguish degree of residual risk despite risk factor modification.
  • Review novel therapeutic strategies.

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Course Co-Chairs
 

Stephen Nicholls, MBBS, PhD
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH
Steven Nissen, MD
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

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Guest Faculty
 

Christie Ballantyne, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Philip Barter, MD, PhD
The Heart Research Institute
Sydney, Australia

Bryan Brewer, MD
MedStar Research Institute
Washington, DC

Alan Daugherty, PhD
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Michael Davidson, MD
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

John Kastelein, MD, PhD
University of Amsterdam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Agenda

SATURDAY, MARCH 6, 2010
Chairs Steven Nissen, MD & Stephen Nicholls, MBBS, PhD
7:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am Welcome - Stephen Nicholls, MBBS, PhD
8:10 am Atherosclerosis Imaging: What Have We Learned? - Steven Nissen, MD
8:35am LDL: How Low Should We Go? - Michael Davidson, MD
9:00 am CETP Inhibition: Will It Work? - Philip Barter, MD, PhD
9:25 am Infusion of HDL Mimetics - Bryan Brewer, MD
9:50 am Break
10:15 am Induction of APOA-I Synthesis - John Kastelein, MD, PhD
10:40 am LP-PLA2 Inhibition - Christie Ballantyne, MD
11:05 am Renin Inhibition as an Anti-Atherosclerotic Strategy - Alan Daugherty, MD
11:30 am Slowing Disease Progression: What Does It Mean? - Stephen Nicholls, MBBS, PhD
11:55 am Wrap-Up - Steven Nissen, MD
Time for questions and answers will be included in each presentation.

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Location

Georgia World Congress Center
Room B308

285 Andrew Young International Blvd., NW
Atlanta, Georgia 30313-1591
www.gwcc.com

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Faculty Disclosure

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education has implemented a policy to comply with the current Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards for Commercial Support requiring resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest. Faculty declaring a relevant commercial interest will be identified in the activity syllabus.

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Americans with Disabilities Act

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education fully intends to comply with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you need assistance, please notify Jamie Belkin at 216.932.3448 at least two weeks prior to the activity.

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Accreditation

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this educational activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association Council on Continuing Medical Education for Category 2 credit.

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