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The Translation of HDL Science Curriculum Slide Library consists of 3 (three) interactive slide lecture note modules that convey the latest evidence and research on HDL and residual risk epidemiology, HDL metabolism, and HDL functionality and subfractions. The HDL Slide Library provides slide presentation materials with state of the art, peer-reviewed content developed by International experts in lipidology and HDL research. These slides efficiently translate the core scientific principles of the HDL curriculum to clinical practice.


Chapter 1

Epidemiology and Nomenclature

Peter P. Toth, MD, PhD, FNLA
Rachel H. Mackey, PhD, MPH
Richard H. Karas, MD, PhD

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This slide module will give an overview of the epidemiology of HDL, the history of HDL-C as a therapeutic target, how HDL-C is associated with CVD Outcomes and an overview of measures of HDL quantity.

Chapter 2

HDL Metabolism, Cholesterol Efflux and Relationship to Atherosclerosis

Robert S. Rosenson, MD, FACC, FAHA, FACP, FNLA
H. Bryan Brewer, Jr., MD, FNLA
Robert A. Hegele, MD

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This slide module will discuss HDL metabolism from the macrophage to the intestines, genetic HDL deficiency disorders, measurements of HDL subfractions and function and the link between triglyceride and HDL metabolism.

Chapter 3

HDL Functionality (Non-efflux functions) AND Relationships to Atherosclerosis

M. John Chapman, BSc, PhD, DSc
Anatol Kontush, BSc, PhD

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The functionality of HDL particles is intimately related to their structure and physicochemical properties, and notably to their lipidome and proteome.


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