Conference Programme

Wednesday 3 July 2019

08:30

Registration opens

09:00-10:30

MS&R Committee meeting

09:00-11:00

Refreshments + networking

11:00-13:00

Hyperlipidaemia Education Study Day:         

Organised by:   Handrean SORAN

Practitioners Guide to Behaviour Change?

Organised by:   Michaela NUTTALL

 

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.

Invitation to:

Dietitians, Doctors, Nurses and Nutritionists across both primary and secondary care

 

Speakers and topics include:

 

The role of glucose lowering in preventing cardiovascular disease: should we change or practice?

Prof Andrew KRENTZ
UK

 

An update on HDL based therapies and how can we do better

Dr Handrean SORAN
Consultant Physician & Endocrinologist, Manchester Royal Infirmary, UK
 

Nutraceuticals: their role in treating hyperlipidaemia in the world of evidence based medicine

Beneficial effects on plasma lipids are claimed for many nutraceuticals and functional foods, this presentation will review the efficacy of preparations supported by high-quality clinical evidence.

Dr Peter PENSON 

Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology and Pharmacy Practice
Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK

 

 Speakers and topics include:

 

Positive psychology with patients to facilitate behaviour change
Dr David UNWIN

GP, Norwood Surgery in Southport

 

Dr Jen UNWIN
Consultant Clinical Health Psychologist

 

Lipids -particularly high triglyceride levels and fatty liver.

What can be achieved by dietary sugar reduction in the framework of motivated patients - and doctors!

Dr David UNWIN

GP, Norwood Surgery in Southport

 

Case studies and examples of good practice

Ms Alison Pottle and Ms Suzanne Watkins  

 

Discussion 

13:00-14:00

Lunch + networking 

14:00-14:40

Reducing the CVD risk in people with diabetes: current nutrition guidelines from diabetes UK

Mr Douglas TWENEFOUR
Deputy Head of Care,Diabetes UK, London, UK 

14:40-15:00

Comfort break 

15:00-15:50

SPONSORED SYMPOSIUM 1:       

Sponsored by Amgen                                                                                                                                                                           

Programme to be announced

16:00-16:50

SPONSORED SYMPOSIUM 2:

Sponsored by Amryt Pharma

Programme to be announced 

 17:00-17:50

SPONSORED SYMPOSIUM 3:   

Sponsored by sanofi                                            

Programme to be announced 

17:00-18:15

Health Care committee meeting

18:30-19:00

HEART UK AGM (members only)

19:15-22:00

Welcome buffet reception

Thursday 4 July 2019

08:00

Registration opens

08:00-09:00

Lipid Interest group committee meeting

08:00-09:00

Moderated and Unmoderated poster session

08:00-09:10

Refreshments + networking + exhibition

 

 Medical & Scientific Programme

Health Care Programme

 09:10

Introduction
Mr Stephen BOLEY,  Chairman, HEART UK

Dr Alan REES, Medical Director, HEART UK

 09:20-09:45

Scientific aspects of FH genetics

Prof Steve HUMPHRIES 

Emeritus Professor Cardiovascular Genetics

University College London, Institute Cardiovascular Science, London, UK

09:45-10:10

Genomics in NHS practice / service

An update on service/national genomics re lipids

Dr Maggie WILLIAMS

Consultant Clinical Scientist

Bristol Genetics Laboratory,  Pathology Sciences, Blood Sciences and Bristol Genetics, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK

10:10-10:35

New gene targets for dyslipidaemia

Prof Mike KHAN

University of Warwick, Coventry, UK

10:35-11:00

Vascular imaging

Prof 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

11:00-11:30

Refreshments + networking + exhibition

11:30-12:45

Medical & Scientific Programme Abstracts of Free Communications

x 5

Health Care Programme Abstracts of Free Communications

x 5

12:45-14:00

Lunch + networking + exhibition

12:45-14:00

Simon Broome committee meeting

14:00-15:30

Clinical Lipidology Live!

Interactive case study session in a panel format with perspectives from lipidology and cardiology.
Facilitator: Dr Dev DATTA, Cardiff, Wales, UK

15:30-16:00

Heart healthy walk

Host: HEART UK Fundraising Manager, Charlotte HOARE will be leading this heart healthy walk designed to energise everyone at the end of a busy day!

 12:45-14:00

 Refreshments + networking + exhibition

16:45-17:00

HEART UK charity update

Miss Jules PAYNE

Chief Executive, HEART UK

17:00-18:00

MYANT LECTURE:

Causes and consequences of human obesity
Prof Sir Stephen O’RAHILLY

Professor of Clinical Biochemistry and Medicine and Director
Metabolic Research Laboratories, University of Cambridge, UK

18:00

Conference close - day two

 19:00-19:45

Conference pre dinner drinks

19:45-24:00

Bollywood themed conference dinner and dance

Friday 5 July 2019

08:00

Registration opens

08:00-09:00

Apheresis Working group committee meeting

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

Paediatrics

Dr Uma RAMASWAMI

Consultant Paediatrician in inherited metabolic disorders, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK

10:20-10:45

Refreshments + networking + exhibition

 

Medical & Scientific Programme 

Hot topics

Health Care Programme 

10:45-11:25

 

The new saturated fat report

Speaker tbc

11:25-11:55

 

Dementia Prevention - the basics

Ms Michaela NUTTALL

Cardiovascular nurse specialist, Bromley, UK

11:50-12:05

Transfer to main meeting space

 12:05-12:15

Presentation of prizes and awards

Dr Alan REES

Medical Director, HEART UK

12:15-12:45

Vascular health - impact on lipids and exercise

Speaker tbc

12:45-12:55

Discussion

13:00

Conference ends + delegate departure