I am delighted to invite you to attend the 8th North West Lipid Forum. I attached the agenda and registration form. To reserve your place, please complete the form and return at your earliest convenience to Lipid Clinic or Fax to 0161 276 4684.
Dr Handrean Soran MSc, MD, FRCP
Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist & Clinical Lead Department of Medicine, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK
8th NORTH WEST LIPID FORUM Wednesday 3rd December 2014, 0900-1600
0850-0915 Registration and Tea
0915-0920 Welcome. Dr Handrean Soran
Session 1 Chair TBC
0920-1000 NICE guidelines, their development and the international context. Professor Anthony S. Wierzbicki, Consultant in Metabolic Medicine & Chemical Pathology. Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals, London, UK.
1000-1040 Why do we have British guidelines on hypertension, but not hyperlipidaemia? A disservice to people with hyperlipidaemia. Professor Paul Durrington, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.
Session 2 Chair Professor Paul Durrington
1100-1140 An overview and what we learned from Simon Broom registry data? Professor Andrew Neild, Wolfson College, Oxford, UK.
1140-1220 Familial Hypercholesterolaemia cascade testing in Wales and the experience so far. Dr Dev Datta Consultant in Biochemistry and Metabolic Medicine University Hospital Llandough, Wales, UK.
1220-1300 Genetics of Familial Hypercholesterolaemia. Professor Steve Humphries, University College London, London, UK.
1300-1415 Lunch and networking
Session 3 Chair Dr Mary Seed
1415-1450 PCSK9: natural history and targeted treatment of GoF Mutations with PCSK9 Monoclonal Antibody and its effect in Homozygous Familial Hypercholestrolaemia. Dr Handrean Soran, Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist, Central Manchester University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK.
1450-1510 Liver transplantation as a therapeutic option in Homozygous Familial Hypercholestrolaemia: Overview of the Literature and a case presentation. Dr Anne-Marie Kelly, Consultant Chemical Pathologist & Hospital Dean, University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK.
1510-1530 Homozygous Familial Hypercholestrolaemia and pregnancy. Sister Ruth Eatough, Cardiovascular Trials Unit, Central Manchester University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK.
1530-1550 A review of paradoxical HDL-C responses to fenofibrate, illustrated by a case report. Dr Jonathan Schofield, Clinical Research Fellow, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.
1550-1600 Close and feedback