Free online seminar Thursday 13th May, 2021 1-2pm AEST. 

This seminar will be co-presented by Prof. Richard O’Brien and A/Prof. Karam Kostner

 Prof. Richard O’Brien

 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease: New Treatments and New Targets

 Professor Richard O’Brien is Clinical Dean of Medicine at the University of Melbourne, Austin Health and Director, Graduate Programs and Executive Education, Melbourne Medical School. He is Director of the Lipid Service and a senior endocrinologist at Austin Health in Melbourne. His research work has focussed mainly on diabetes and atherosclerosis, and he has authored numerous scientific papers on these subjects. Richard is President of the Asia Pacific Society of Atherosclerosis and Vascular Diseases and is a past president of the Australian Atherosclerosis Society. In addition to his University responsibilities, he has ongoing involvement in direct patient care and research.

 A/Prof. Karam Kostner

 Lp(a): When to measure and how to treat

 Associate Professor Karam Kostner is Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Queensland and Director of Cardiology at Mater public and private Hospital Brisbane. His clinical interest is preventative cardiology and lipid disorders. He has also been actively involved in cardiovascular research for fifteen years, mainly in the area of lipoproteins, lipid lowering and atherosclerosis. He has published approximately 100 peer reviewed papers, four book chapters and several review articles and editorials.

May 07 2021