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EAS Rare Lipid Disorder Course from Spain/Portugal
Endorsed by Sociedade Portuguesa de Aterosclerose & Sociedad Española de Arteriosclerosis

Friday April 14, 2023, 16:00-20:00 CET
Course directors: Prof Pedro Valdivielso and Dr Sequeira Duarte Location/Format: Virtual
Language: English

16:00 Welcome by chairs Prof Pedro Valdivielso & Dr João Sequeira Duarte
16:10 Extreme HDL colesterol by Prof Fernando Civeira
16:30 Beta-sitosterolemia by Prof Mafalda Bourbon
16:50 Lysosomal Acid Lipase Deficiency by Dr Diogo Cruz
17:10 Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia by Prof Sergio Martínez Hervás
17:30 Discussion
18:00 Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome by Dra Daiana Ibarretxe-Guederiaga
18:20 Hypo- and Abetalipoproteinemia by Prof Mathilde di Filippo
18:40 Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis by Prof Eran Leitersdorf
19:00 Dysbetalipoproteinemia by Dr Francisco Vasques Nóvoa
19:20 Discussion
19:50 Summary by Prof Pedro Valdivielso & Dr João Sequeira Duarte

Apr 14, 2023 04:00 PM in Stockholm

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Pedro Valdivielso
Pedro Valdivielso, Full Professor of Medicine at Universidad de Málaga, Spain. Internal Medicine and Lipid Unit, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Victoria, Málaga. Director of Lipids and Arteriosclerosis Laboratory at Centro de Investigaciones Médico-Sanitarias (CIMES), Universidad de Málaga and Instituto de Investigaciones Biosanitarias de Málaga (IBIMA-Plataforma BIONAND). Past President of the Spanish Arteriosclerosis Society.
Sequeira Duarte
Fernando Civeira
Professor @Faculty of Medicine, University of Zaragoza.
Head of the Clinical Unit and Research in Lipids and Arteriosclerosis. Head of the research group "Primary Dyslipemias" of the Institute of Health Research Aragon (IIS Aragon) included in CIBER cardiovascular Health Institute Carlos III Director of the Department of Medicine, Psychiatry and Dermatology, University of Zaragoza. Former president of the Spanish Society of Arteriosclerosis. Principal Investigator of 31 national and international research projects and of 27 clinical trials on lipid metabolism. Author of more than 250 articles published in national and international journals, including original articles in magazines such as: N Engl J Med, Lancet, Circulation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, European Heart Journal, American Journal of Human Genetics, Atherosclerosis, Arteriosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology,...
Mafalda Bourbon
Professor @National Institute Of Health Doutor Ricardo Jorge, Lisbon, Portugal
Diogo Cruz
Professor @Unidade funcional de Medicina Interna do Hospital de Cascais, Portugal
Medical Doctor. Graduated in Internal medicine Head of department of Internal Medicine of the Hospital de Cascais Dr. José de Almeida in Cascais, Portugal Assistant at the Medical School at Faculdade de Medicina of Universidade de Lisboa Vice-president of the Portuguese society of Atherosclerosis Former deputy director of the directorate general of health
Sergio Martínez Hervás
Professor @Universidad de Valencia, Spain
Prof Martinez-Hervas, M.D., Ph. D., is currently Senior Lecturer in Medicine at the University of Valencia and staff endocrinologist at the Hospital Clinico Universitario of Valencia. He studied Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Valencia where he graduated in 2000. He completed his training period in Endocrinology and Nutrition at the Hospital Clínico Universitario of Valencia in 2006, and obtained his doctorate "cum laude" a year later. His research work in the field of atherosclerosis began during the training period in Endocrinology and Nutrition, continuing in later years where he obtained a Río Hortega contract and a Juan Rodés contract from the Carlos III Health Institute. During this period of time, he made stays at the Sant Joan Hospital in Reus and at the Sint Franciscus Gasthuis in Rotterdam, both research groups led by researchers of recognized international prestige in the field of atherosclerosis.
Daiana Ibarretxe-Guederiaga
Doctor @Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain
Born in Amorebieta-Etxano (Bilbao). She obtained his MD degree in 2004 and PhD in 2016 at Rovira and Virgili University. Specialist in Internal Medicine in 2011 at Sant Joan University Hospital-Reus (Tarragona). Attending at “Vascular Medicine and Metabolism Unit”; Saint Joan University Hospital in Reus, since 2011. Associate professor at Rovira i Virgili University since 2015. Vocal of the Spanish Arteriosclerosis Society (2016-2000). Author of 56 research publications (PubMed: Ibarretxe D). Fields of interest: Lipid, Lipoproteins and cardiovascular disease.
Mathilde di Filippo
Professor @Hospices Civils de Lyon, France
Eran Leitersdorf
Professor @Hadassah University, Jerusalem, Israel
Prof. Eran Leitersdorf is a graduate of the Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem. He trained in Internal Medicine, Lipid Metabolism and Molecular Genetics at the Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, at the laboratory of the Nobel laureates MS Brown and JL Goldstein of the Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, the laboratory of Drs. A. Motulsky of the George Washington University in Seattle, and at the laboratory of Dr. J.-C. Fruchart of the Pasteur Institute in Lille, France. He is the recipient of numerous awards including five Hebrew University - Faculty of Medicine Prizes, the Fogarty (NIH) International Research Fellowship and the International Atherosclerosis (IAS) Award. His main research interests are in Lipid Metabolism, Atherosclerosis, Molecular Genetics and Drugs Affecting Lipid Metabolism. He has published over 180 original papers, reviews, editorials and commentaries and is a full Professor at the Hebrew University.
Francisco Vasques Nóvoa
Doctor @Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto, Portugal