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2018 NLA Scientific Sessions - National Lipid Association

JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada
Apr 26 - Apr 29, 2018

Overview

Event Overview:

This premier event is packed with innovative and groundbreaking education renowned faculty, world-class research presentations in our E-Poster Hall, opportunities to build lasting professional relationships and more!  

Key topics include:

  • Global updates regarding Familial Hypercholesterolemia syndrome, perspectives from South America, Europe, and North America
  • Updates on PSCK9 Inhibition - Trials and Data Outcome plus the relevance to clinical practice
  • Approaches and considerations for Lp(a) measurement in clinical practice, including strategies for the management of patients with elevated Lp(a)

Exhibitor Information:

HOST AN EXPERT THEATER

National Lipid Association attendees are passionate healthcare providers who expect high-quality and innovative education while attending the Scientific Sessions. Add your presentation to their list of must-see events by signing up to host an Expert 

HOST A SYMPOSIUM

The NLA has established that independently developed CME/CE-certified satellite symposia held in conjunction with the scientific meetings of the NLA are valuable opportunities to provide continuing education for our members and meeting participants.

About NLA:

The National Lipid Association (NLA) is a nonprofit, multidisciplinary medical society focused on enhancing the practice of lipid management in clinical medicine. The NLA represents more than 3,500 members in the United States and provides continuing medical education for physicians and other healthcare professionals to advance professional development and attain certification in clinical lipidology.

Agenda

Apr 26   

4:00PM-6:00PM

NLA Opening Session

6:00PM-7:00PM

Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall

7:00PM-9:00PM

Satellite Symposium

Apr 27   

6:00AM-8:00AM

Satellite Symposium

7:00AM-8:00AM

Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

7:50AM-8:00AM

SELA Business Meeting

8:00AM-9:25AM

Session I - Familial Hypercholesterolemia in Children

8:00AM-8:05AM

ARS Questions

8:05AM-8:25AM

Child-Parent Screening for Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Earlier Detection and Prevention

David Wald, MBBS, MD

8:25AM-8:45AM

When is the Right Time to Treat Children with FH?

Julie St Pierre, MD, PhD

8:45AM-9:05AM

Practical Considerations for the Adult Lipidologist when Treating Pediatric Patients

Ann Liebeskind, MD

9:05AM-9:25AM

Q&A Panel & ARS

9:25AM-9:40AM

NLA President's Address

9:40AM-10:25AM

W. Virgil Brown Distinguished Achievement Award & Lectureship

9:40AM-9:45AM

W. Virgil Brown Distinguished Achievement Award Presentation

9:45AM-9:50AM

W. Virgil Brown Distinguished Achievement Award Lecture ARS

9:50AM-10:25AM

W. Virgil Brown Distinguished Achievement Award Lecture

Penny Kris-Etherton, PhD, RDN, CLS, FNLA

10:25AM-10:55AM

Break in Exhibit Hall

10:55AM-12:20PM

Session II - Clinical Updates on PCSK9 Inhibition

10:55AM-11:00AM

ARS Questions

11:00AM-11:20AM

Update on ODYSSEY Outcomes

Vera A. Bittner, MD, MSPH, FNLA*

11:20AM-11:40AM

Further Insights on the FOURIER Data

Robert P. Giugliano, MD, SM

11:40AM-12:00PM

Clinical Relevance - An Update on Clinical Trials - How will this Effect Practice in the Future?

Pamela B. Morris, MD, FNLA*

12:00PM-12:20PM

Q&A Panel & ARS

12:20PM-12:30PM

NELA Business Meeting

12:30PM-1:40PM

Lunch in Exhibit Hall

12:30PM-1:30PM

Expert Theaters

1:40PM-3:05PM

Session III - Unique Underserved Issues and Gender

1:40PM-1:45PM

ARS Questions

1:45PM-2:05PM

Managing Lipid and CVD Risk Factors Associated with Transgender Medicine

Vin Tangpricha, MD, PhD

2:05PM-2:25PM

Menopause and CVD Risk: Changes in Lipids at Midlife—What’s the Link?

Samar R. El Khoudary, PhD, MPH

2:25PM-2:45PM

Premature Ovarian Insufficiency: Challenges in Management of CVD Risk

Melissa F. Wellons, MD

2:45PM-3:05PM

Q&A Panel & ARS

3:05PM-4:30PM

Session IV - Triglycerides and HDL Interactions

3:05PM-3:10PM

ARS Questions

3:10PM-3:30PM

LDL and HDL species and size: Which are bad, which are good?

Frank M. Sacks, MD, FNLA*

3:30PM-3:50PM

Sorting Through the Evidence with HDL

Marina Cuchel, MD, PhD

3:50PM-4:10PM

Triglyceride and CVD: Time to Treat?

Ira J. Goldberg, MD, FNLA*

4:10PM-4:30PM

Q&A Panel & ARS

4:30PM-5:20PM

Session V - State of the Art Developments in Lipid Science

4:30PM-4:35PM

ARS Questions

4:35PM-4:50PM

CRISPR - Cas9 Genome Editing for Treatment of Atherogenic Dyslipidemia

Kiran Musunuru, MD, PhD, MPH

4:50PM-5:05PM

Sortilin and Its Multiple Roles in Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease

Elena Aikawa, MD, PhD

5:05PM-5:20PM

Q&A Panel and ARS

6:30PM-8:30PM

CME/CE Dinner Symposium - Clinicians Live: Non-HDL Lipids & Inflammation in CAD and its Management Implications

Apr 28   

6:00AM-8:00AM

Satellite Symposium

7:00AM-8:00AM

Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

7:50AM-8:00AM

MWLA Business Meeting

8:00AM-9:20AM

Session VI - What’s New in Hypertension: 2018

8:00AM-8:05AM

ARS Questions

8:05AM-8:25AM

Update on Hypertension: What the New Guidelines Really Say

Sandra J. Taler, MD

8:25AM-8:45AM

Resistant Hypertension: A Practical Approach to the Updated Guideline

Michael Bloch, MD, FNLA*

8:45AM-9:05AM

Treating Hypertension in the High-Risk Cardio-Metabolic Patient: A Focus on Outcomes

George L. Bakris, MD

9:05AM-9:20AM

Q&A Panel & ARS

9:20AM-9:30AM

SWLA Business Meeting

9:30AM-10:00AM

Break in Exhibit Hall

10:00AM-11:25AM

Session VII - Lipoprotein(a) as a Risk Factor and Treatment Target for CVD

10:00AM-10:05AM

ARS Questions

10:05AM-10:25AM

Lp(a) Function and Metabolism: Identification and Closing of Knowledge Gaps

Marlys L. Koschinsky, PhD

10:25AM-10:45AM

Challenges in Lp(a) Measurement

Santica Marcovina, PhD, DSc

10:45AM-11:05AM

Present and Future Therapy for Lp(a)

Patrick M. Moriarty, MD, FNLA

11:05AM-11:25AM

Q&A Panel & ARS

11:25AM-11:55AM

NLA and PLA Business Meeting and Poster Winners Announced

11:55AM-12:55PM

Lunch in Exhibit Hall

11:55AM-12:55PM

Expert Theater

12:55PM-1:55PM

Oral Presentations

1:55PM-3:20PM

Session VIII - Update on Familial Hypercholesterolemia from a Global Perspective

1:55PM-2:00PM

ARS Questions

2:00PM-2:20PM

South America Perspectives on Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Alberto J. Lorenzatti, MD

2:20PM-2:40PM

Update from Europe on Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Anthony S. Wierzbicki, DM, DPhil, FRCPath

2:40PM-3:00PM

Update from North America on Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Christie M. Ballantyne, MD, FNLA

3:00PM-3:20PM

Q&A Panel & ARS

3:20PM-4:20PM

Session IX - Lipids Are My Lifestyle

3:20PM-3:25PM

ARS Questions

3:25PM-3:45PM

Vegan Diet and Heart Disease Prevention

Kim A. Williams, Sr., MD

3:45PM-4:05PM

Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease: Brief Review of the Current Scientific Evidence and Tips for Practical Application

Carol F. Kirkpatrick, PhD, MPH, RDN, CLS, FNLA

4:05PM-4:20PM

Q&A Panel & ARS

4:20PM-4:25PM

Break

4:25PM-4:55PM

Late Breakers

5:00PM-5:30PM

VIP Mixer for Fellows of the NLA

5:30PM-7:00PM

Honors and Awards Ceremony

7:30PM-10:30PM

NLA Foundation Event

Apr 29   

7:00AM-8:00AM

Breakfast

8:00AM-9:25AM

Session X - Putting Research into Practice

8:00AM-8:05AM

ARS Questions

8:05AM-8:25AM

Recent Scientific Articles and the Impact They Have on the Treatment of Patients from a Clinical Standpoint

Lauren Williams, MCN, RD, LD

8:25AM-8:45AM

Roda Plakogiannis, PharmD, CLS, FNLA

8:45AM-9:05AM

Margo B. Minissian, PhD, ACNP, CLS

9:05AM-9:25AM

Q&A Panel & ARS

9:25AM-10:50AM

Session XI - The High CV Risk Patient: It’s Not Just about Lipids

9:25AM-9:30AM

ARS Questions

9:30AM-9:50AM

If You Don't Snooze, You Lose: Obstructive Sleep Apnea and CVD

Edward Chafizadeh, MD

9:50AM-10:10AM

When CV Health Goes Up in Smoke: CV Risks of e-Cigarettes and Marijuana

Tina M. Kaufman, PhD, PA-C

10:10AM-10:30AM

Obesity and CVD Jeopardy: When Bariatric Surgery is the Answer

Catherine J. McNeal, MD, PhD, FNLA

10:30AM-10:50AM

Q&A Panel & ARS

10:50AM

Adjourn

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