Beyond Statins: The Dawn of a New Era for Reducing LDL-Associated Risk for ASCVD
This initiative aims to increase understanding of adjunctive LDL-C-lowering therapies and their potential role in reducing residual ASCVD risk. National lipid expert faculty will discuss the incidence of and diagnostic criteria for statin intolerance, explain the mechanistic rationale for lowering LDL-C through nonstatin therapies, explore novel targets and treatment pathways, and apply the 2018 AHA/ACC Cardiology Cholesterol Guidelines. Learners will gain practical clinical perspectives during expert case study discussions, including how new treatment options may fit into the current therapeutic landscape.
Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 09/24/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.
Mallinckrodt Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School
Cardiovascular specialist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Associate Physician in Cardiovascular Medicine Brigham and Women's Hospital
Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School
The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty:
Peter Libby, MD: Advisory Board: Amgen, Corvidia Therapeutics, DalCor Pharmaceuticals, Kowa Pharmaceuticals, Olatec Therapeutics, Novartis, and XBiotech, Inc.
Erin Bohula May, MD: Advisory Board: Amgen, Novo Nordisk, Kowa Pharmaceuticals, and Servier, Contracted Research: Amgen
Kevin C. Maki, PhD, CLS, FNLA, FTOS, FACN: Consultant: Acasti, Corvidia Therapeutics, Matinas Biopharma, Pharmavite, and 89Bio
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