Conference Programme

Wednesday 1 July 2020

08:30

Registration opens

09:00-10:30

MS&R Committee meeting

09:00-11:00

Refreshments + exhibition + networking

11:00-13:00

Hyperlipidaemia Education Study Day:         

Organised by:   Handrean SORAN
Co-chairs: tbc

 

Invitation to:  

Scientists • PhD students • Consultants • SpR’s working within clinical chemistry, endocrine and diabetes •  Cardiology consultants and trainees • Specialist nurses,  • Those involved in the field of lipidology and cardiovascular risk.

 

11:00 – 11:20

SPEAKER 1:

Cardiac CT ; the future of imaging

Why cardiac CT is useful for those with patients with raised cholesterol

Dr Derek CONNELLY (Birmingham)

 

11:20 – 11:30  Discussion

 

11:30 – 11:50

SPEAKER 2:

Urinary drug analysis in the assessment of medication adherence

Dr Pankaj GUPTA

 

11:50 – 12:00  Discussion

 

12:00 – 12:20

SPEAKER 3:

Obesity related dyslipidaemia and the effect of metabolic surgery
Dr Safwaan ADAM

 

12:20 – 12:30  Discussion

 

12:30 – 12:50

SPEAKER 4:

NICE Guidelines and Technology Appraisals: How Does it Work?

Overview of the processes by which NICE devises guidelines, does drug technology and diagnostic assay appraisals.

Prof Anthony WIERZBICKI (London)

 

12:50 – 13:00  Discussion

13:00-13:45

Lunch + exhibition + networking 

13:45 - 15:45

Primary Care + Allied Health Professionals session:

 

Programme TBC

15:45 - 16:00

Comfort break 

16:00-16:40

SPONSORED SYMPOSIUM 1:     

Programme to be advised

   

 

16:50-17:30

SPONSORED SYMPOSIUM 2:

Programme to be advised

 

 

17:40 - 18:20

SPONSORED SYMPOSIUM 3:

Programme to be advised

 

 

18:20-18:50

HEART UK AGM (members only)

19:00-22:00

Welcome buffet reception

Thursday 2 July 2020

08:00

Registration opens

08:00-09:00

Lipid Interest group committee meeting
Host:
Alison POTTLE

08:30-09:30

Moderated and Unmoderated poster session 

 

Judging panel:
to be advised

 

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08:00-09:30

Refreshments + networking + exhibition

 

 Medical & Scientific Programme

Health Care Programme

09:30-09:40

Introduction
Mr Stephen BOLEY,  Chairman, HEART UK

Dr Alan REES, Medical Director, HEART UK

09:40-10:05

Hot topics
Speakers and topics tba

10:05-10:30

The long term plan and FH targets – what activities are going on to get it there

The presentation will cover the ambition of the NHS Long Term Plan as it relates to familial hypercholesterolaemia and the progress made to date.

Professor Nick J LINKER (London)

10:30-11:30

Lp(a)...what does it mean?

 

10:30 – 10:45

Lp(a) measurement bias
Over and underestimation of Lp(a) due to its different molecular weight isoforms has led to bias in many studies leading to underestimation of its strength as a cardiovascular risk factor.

Dr Mike FRANCE  (Manchester)

 

10:45 – 11:00

How does it fit with FH

Lp(a) should be measured whenever definite or probable heterozygous FH is investigated regardless of whether  FH-causing mutations  are identified.

Prof Paul DURRINGTON (Manchester)

 

11:15 – 11:30

Therapeutics

Prof Azfar ZAMAN

Honorary Clinical Professor of Cardiology, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

 

 

11:30 – 11:45

Panel discussion

 

11:30-12:00

Refreshments + networking + exhibition

12:00-13:15

Medical & Scientific Programme Abstracts of Free Communications 
x 5

Health Care Programme Abstracts of Free Communications 

x 5

 

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13:15-14:30

 

Lunch + networking + exhibition

13:15-14:30

Simon Broome committee meeting

Host: Nigel CAPPS

14:30-16:00

Clinical Lipidology Live!

Interactive case study session in a panel format with perspectives from lipidology and cardiology.
Facilitator: Dr Dev DATTA, Consultant in Metabolic Medicine, University Hospital Llandough, Wales, UK

16:00-16:30

 Refreshments + networking + exhibition

16:30-17:30

MYANT LECTURE:

Familial Hypercholesterolaemia: from Epidemiology to Genetics – a paradigm shift

Clinical Certainties and Uncertainties: what remains unresolved?
Professor Andrew NEIL

Emeritus Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Oxford, UK

17:30-18:00

Networking opportunity

17:30-18:30

HEART UK Health Care committee meeting

Host: Michaela NUTTALL

17:30

Conference close - day two

19:00-19:45

Conference pre dinner drinks

19:45-24:00

Conference dinner and dancing

Friday 3 July 2020

08:00

Registration opens

08:00-09:00

Apheresis Working group committee meeting

Host: Dev DATTA

08:30-09:30

Refreshments + networking + exhibition

 

 Medical & Scientific Programme

Health Care Programme

 09:30-09:40

Opening remarks
Dr Alan REES, Medical Director, HEART UK

 09:40-10:20

FH or not ?   

 

09:40 – 09:50

Interactive cases - Ms Kate HARALAMBOS

 

09:50 – 10:00

Polygenic hypercholesterolaemia: why do we want to know?

How knowing that a patient with clinical FH has a polygenic and not a monogenic cause for their phenotype is key in the clinician deciding on the appropriate patient care pathway

Prof Steve HUMPHRIES(London)

 

10:00 – 10:10

VUS in FH

Dr Maggie WILLIAMS (Liverpool)

 

10:10 – 10:20

Panel discussion and Q&A

10:20-10:45

Refreshments + networking + exhibition

10:45-12:00

Medical & Scientific Programme 

Health Care Programme 

 

10:45-11:15

FH – a global view

How FH is handled in different countries

Professor Kosh RAY

Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health

Chair in Public Health (Clinical), Imperial College London, UK

10:45-11:15

Considering CVD and the Menopause

Ms Lynne INNES

NES National Coordinator forGeneral Practice Nursing NES

GPN Programme Leader, NHS Education for Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

11:15-11:30

Transfer to main meeting space

11:30-12:00

Saturated fat report

Professor Ian YOUNG

Clinical Professor, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences

Queen’s University Belfast

 12:00-12:10

Presentation of prizes and awards

Dr Alan REES

Medical Director, HEART UK

12:15-12:55

SPONSORED SYMPOSIUM 4:

Programme to be advised

 

12:55

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