FH Summit 2023

The 2023 FH Summit  aimed to identify ways to improve the management of FH and to coordinate the improved treatment of this condition throughout Australia.

A report may be viewed here.

FH Summit 2022

The Familial Hypercholesterolaemia Australasia Network (FHAN) brought together a panel of international and Australian experts for a virtual summit in October 2022.  Video recordings are available via the links below. A report may be viewed here.

Children – Co-Chairs: Shubha Srinivasan/Ari Horton

New detection strategies: newborn screening

Amy Peterson (USA)

Model of care for children and adolescents

Ari Horton (VIC)

Consumer perspective

Jenny Della-Vedova (WA)

Management – Co-Chairs: Tom Brett/Karam Kostner

Achieving treatment targets in general practice

Nadeem Qureshi (UK)

Improving drug adherence

Natalie Raffoul (NSW)

New drugs for FH

Kausik Ray (UK)

Treatment of severe FH in children

Shubha Srinivasan (NSW)

Practical application – Co-Chairs: Jan Radford/Dorothy Graham

Genomics for the general practitioner

Sibel Saya (VIC)

Care pathways in general practice

Luke Elias (NSW)

Family planning and management of pregnancy

Jeanine Roeters van Lennep (Netherlands)

Implementation – Co-Chairs: Gerald Watts/David Sullivan

Implementing treatment guidelines

Laney Jones (USA)

Sonic National FH Program

Damon Bell (WA)

Role of Australian Genomics

Tiffany Boughtwood (VIC)

The 10-P FH Implementation Program

Mitchell Sarkies (NSW)



Achieving treatment goals (adults)

Natalie Raffoul & Ann Carrigan (NSW)

Achieving treatment goals (children and adolescents)

Shubha Srinivasan & Carolyn Mazariego (NSW)

Integration of care with GPs

Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis & Mitchell Sarkies (NSW)

The FH Summit was presented as part of the AAS Atherosclerosis Education Program (AEP), with support from our AEP Partners Amgen, AstraZeneca, Novartis and Sanofi.

Familial hypercholesterolaemia in General Practice

8.5 minute video presented by Professor Alistair Vickery:

Familial hypercholesterolaemia What is it? Why does it matter? What can we do?

56 minute video presented by Winthrop Professor Gerald Watts and Associate Professor David Sullivan: