33rd Annual Medical & Scientific Conference 2019

University of Warwick, Wednesday 3 - Friday 5 July 2019


Who should attend?

Consultants, SpRs, Chemical Pathologists, Clinical Lipidologists, ​Geneticists, Cardiologists, Vascular Surgeons, Stroke Physicians, General Practitioners, GPs with Specialist Interest in CVD, Physicians, Diabetologists, Scientists and researchers in cardiovascular diseases, Specialist FH nurses, Dietitians, Nutritionists, Ancillary health professionals, Caring Professionals, Community Pharmacists, Directors of Public Health, Healthcare Commissioners.

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A line up of internationally recognised speakers

Professor Sir Stephen O’RAHILLY
Professor Sir Stephen O’RAHILLY
Professor of Clinical Biochemistry & Medicine, University of Cambridge
Director, University of Cambridge Metabolic Research Laboratories
Director, MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit
University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

Dr David UNWINDr David UNWIN

GP, Norwood Surgery, Southport
He is recognised as an international expert on the topic of carbohydrates and type 2 diabetes. David is a Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) Clinical Expert in Diabetes and NHS Innovator of the Year 2016.



Consultant Clinical Health Psychologist with over 30 years’ of experience helping people with chronic illness to live well with their conditions.



Consultant in Inherited Metabolic Disorders based at the Lysosomal Disorders Unit at the Royal Free Hospital, London, with a special interest in clinical research relating to understanding of the natural history and disease progression of inherited metabolic disorders.

Professor Paul DURRINGTON

Paul Durrington is retired from his substantive post as Professor of Medicine at the University of Manchester and Consultant Physician at Manchester Royal Infirmary. He continues to work in the Cardiovascular Research Group of the University of Manchester as Honorary Professor of Medicine and to publish regularly. 


Professor Charalambos ANTONIADES
Professor Charalambos ANTONIADES

Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine University of Oxford
Deputy Head, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Consultant Cardiologist, Oxford University Hospitals NHSFT
Radcliffe Department of Medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

Ms Michaela NUTTALLMs Michaela NUTTALL

Cardiovascular nurse specialist, currently Director for Smart Health Solutions and Associate in Nursing for C3 Collaborating for Health.



Consultant Clinical Scientist
Bristol Genetics Laboratory
Pathology Sciences, Blood Sciences and Bristol Genetics, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK


Douglas Twenefour is the Deputy Head of Care at Diabetes UK. As a Specialist Dietitian, he has developed a passion for supporting people to make healthy lifestyle choices.

Professor Andrew J KRENTZ

Visiting Professor of Medical Science, University of Reading, Institute of Cardiovascular & Metabolic Research, Reading, UK
Andrew is an academic clinician whose interests are focused on type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease prevention. 

Key deadline dates 2019:

Abstract submission23:59 hrs - CLOSED

Abstract authors notified of outcome:  emailed authors 1 April 2019

Travel grant deadline23:59 hrs – CLOSED. Applicants notified by email 12 April

Rianna Wingett award deadline:  23:59 hrs – CLOSED

Travel grant applicants notified of outcome: Monday 15 April

Early bird registration deadline23:59 hrs – CLOSED 13 May

Deadline for registration refunds or cancellations (non negotiable):  23:59 hrs – Monday 10 June
(No refunds will be given after this time although replacements can be made)

Final delegate confirmations emailed: Friday 14 June

Standard rate registration deadline: (after which a late charge will apply)  23:59 hrs – Monday 17 June

33rd Annual Medical & Scientific Conference: Wednesday 3 - Friday 5 July 


CPD approved.
The 'HEART UK 33rd Annual Medical & Scientific Conference - Dyslipidaemias' has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 15 category 1 (external) CPD credit(s). 

BDA endorsement applies only to the educational content of the learning activity.

Exhibitor opportunities

An unmissable opportunity to speak with decision-makers, prescribers and buyers

Conference sponsors 2019


If you are interested in sponsoring or supporting the conference, please contact the conference logistics office for more details and a sponsorship prospectus.
All sponsorship is booked on a first come, first served basis.

Natasha Dougall
T: +44 (0) 1543 503 322
E: wheldonevents@btconnect.com


2018 Stats:

  • Overall conference rating - excellent.
  • 98% of delegates who attended in 2018 felt the conference exceeded their expectations.
  • 80% of delegates said they would attend again in 2019.
  • Overall conference rating - excellent.
  • 80% of delegates were from secondary care.
  • 20% of delegates were from primary care / other.

Student Discount

Student registration MUST be supported by a letter from your head of department or valid student card confirming your status. This can be emailed to wheldonevents@btconnect.com

Travel grant

The application deadline is now closed.

Conference logistics

For conference questions contact
Natasha Dougall
T: 01543 503 333
E: wheldonevents@btconnect.com

The conference is sponsored by various organisations.  These organisations have had no input into the development of the programme for the study day, Medical & Scientific and Healthcare programme’s, or influenced the choice of speakers. But excluding the sponsored symposia sessions where the programme is developed and speakers identified by the sponsor.