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AFMR 2018 Eastern Regional Meeting

Friday, March 16, 2018
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM EASTERN MEETING REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
7:00 AM - 8:15 AM BREAKFAST SYMPOSIUM
Lipid Metabolism and Treatment: New Insights from Childhood to Adulthood
Moderators: Siham Accacha, MD
NYU Winthrop Hospital, Mineola NY
Speakers:
Management of Hyperlipidemia: A Pediatric Dilemma
Siham Accacha, MD
NYU Winthrop Hospital, Mineola NY

Diagnosis and Treatment of Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia in the Era of PCSK9 Inhibitors
Cindy Bredefeld, DO, FACE
NYU Winthrop Hospital, Mineola NY

Statin Safety, Intolerance and the Nocebo Effect
Connie B. Newman, MD, NYU
Langone Medical Center, New York NY
8:15 AM - 8:30 AM AFMR INTRODUCTION AND WELCOME
Allison B. Reiss, MD
NYU Winthrop Hospital, Mineola NY
Chair, AFMR Eastern Section Council
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM AFMR PRESIDENTIAL PLENARY SESSION (SCIENTIFIC SESSION I): 12 Abstract Oral Session: Cardiovascular & Pulmonary
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM BREAK
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM 9TH ANNUAL FORMER AFMR/AFCR PRESIDENTíS ADDRESS
J. Sanford Schwartz, MD
University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Philadelphia PA
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM MODERATED POSTER LUNCH COMPETITION
Moderators: Elvira Gosmanova, MD, FASN
Samuel S. Stratton VA Medical Center, Albany NY

Wojciech Blogowski, MD, PhD
University of Zielona Gora, Poland
20-24 POSTERS:
10 Moderated Posters for the Competition
10-14 Posters for Viewing
12:45PM - 2:45 PM SCIENTIFIC SESSION II: 12 Abstract Oral Session: Hematology, Oncology and Neurology
Moderators: Janice Dutcher, MD
Cancer Research Foundation, Bronx NY

Oana Sandu, MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
2:45 - 3:00 PM BREAK
3:00 - 4:30 PM Meet the AFMR Investigators
6 Roundtables with 15 minutes per table
  • Yutong Zhao, MD, PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA
  • Amit Dey, NHLBI, NIH, Bethesda MD
4:30 - 4:45 PM AWARD PRESENTATIONS Allison B. Reiss, MD
NYU Winthrop Hospital, Mineola NY
Chair, AFMR Eastern Section Council
  • Moderated Poster Competition
  • Eastern Region Scholars
5:00 PM ADJOURN
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