2013 Fall Clinical Lipid Update Highlights
Keynote: HDL Review
Is Raising HDL Dead or Not?
Genetics of Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Marina Cuchel, MD, PhD
Marina Cuchel, MD, PhD presented Genetics of Familial Hypercholesterolemia. Dr. Cuchel discuss FH (Familial Hypercholesterolemia), the underlying genetic defects that cause FH, and how the molecular basis of FH affects lipid lowering treatment.
Genetic Testing – Where are we? Nuts & Bolts of Testing
Josh W. Knowles, MD, PhD
Josh W. Knowles, MD, PhD presented Nuts and Bolts of Genetic Testing for Familial Hypercholesterolemia. Dr. Knowles discusses the importance of genetic testing, the cost effectiveness of cascade screening, and what to expect when ordering genetic testing for patients