HEART UK Conference


Myant lecturer 2024 - Implementation science and adaptive models of care for FH: an international perspective

The lecture will review international gaps in the care of FH and how implementation science and practice, based on best current clinical evidence, may be employed to improve care. Adaptive models of care will be reviewed from the perspectives of methods of detection (screening and diagnosis), risk stratification. treatment (adults, children, hoFH) and general implementation strategies.

Prof Gerald F Watts - DSc DM PhD FRCP FRACP FCSANZ


Gerald F Watts is a senior consultant physician, full professor and chair of The Familial Hypercholesterolaemia-Australasia Network. He trained at Imperial and King’s Colleges in the University of London. He is currently director of the Cardio-metabolic Service (Departments of Cardiology and Internal Medicine) and Winthrop Professor of Cardio-metabolic Medicine at the Royal Perth Hospital and the University of Western Australia. Research interests include lipid disorders, obesity and cardiovascular prevention, and clinical interests focus on delivering improved care for FH and related conditions. Professor Watts is actively involved in teaching and supervises several MD and PhD students and post-doctoral fellows. He has authored over 750 published works and is on the editorial board of several cardiovascular and metabolic journals, including Atherosclerosis, Metabolism, American Journal of Preventative Cardiology and Current Opinion series ( Lipidology; Endocrinology and Diabetes).



Who is this conference for?

The leading conference for medical, scientific, healthcare and student attendees with an interest in lipids, atherosclerosis, cholesterol conditions, cardiovascular disease and nutrition and involved in primary and secondary care or industry.

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How will you benefit?

100% of surveyed attendees said they would be able to apply the learnings from the conference into their day to day practice to improve patient outcomes.

2024 dates



Abstract submission deadline

| 23:59 hrs - Monday 25 March

Authors notified of outcome

| w/c 29 April

Case study submissions for Clinical Lipidology Live


Case study submission deadline | 23:59 hrs - Monday 25 March

Submitters notified of outcome | w/c 29 April

Travel grants


Travel grant application deadline | 23:59 hrs – Tuesday 7 May 

Travel grant applicants notified of outcome: w/c 13 May
Rianna Wingett award


Rianna Wingett award nomination deadline | 23:59 hrs – Tuesday 7 May


Rianna Wingett award nominations notified of outcome: w/c 13 May


Early bird registration deadline | 23:59 hrs – Monday 27 May


Standard registration deadline | 23:59 hrs – Monday 17 June


Late registration | from Tuesday 18 June


Cancellation deadline (replacements can be made) | Monday 17 June


No refunds will be available after this time

Final joining details 

Dispatched w/c 17 June  

Conference | Wednesday 10 – Friday 12 July