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June 4th, 2013

Day Two At the NLA: Interviewed On The Radio

June 2– The early part of my second day at the NLA conference started out in an exciting way. As a third place winner of the Young Investigators abstract competition I was invited to talk about my research on “Lipid Luminations,”XM radio’s Reach MD station hosted by Dr. Alan Brown.  My research, titled “Prevalence of […]


June 3rd, 2013

Waiting For ATP IV In Las Vegas

May 31– Today was the first full day of the National Lipid Association meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada. As a first time attendee, I notice many differences compared to the larger meetings. Firstly, there are ~ 700 people in attendance; this dwarfs in comparison to the AHA and ACC which count attendees in the thousands. […]


October 17th, 2011

National Lipid Association Responds to Coverage of Its Statement on Biomarkers

Editor’s Note: This contribution from Christopher R. Seymour, Executive Director of the National Lipid Association, is a response to Larry Husten’s October 13 blog post titled “National Lipid Association Expert Panel Has Many Deep Ties to Industry.” On behalf of the National Lipid Association (NLA), I want to address your inquiry regarding the paper titled “Clinical […]


October 13th, 2011

National Lipid Association Expert Panel Has Many Deep Ties To Industry

[Editor’s note: see here for a reply post to this news story by Chrstopher Seymour, MBA, Executive Director of the National Lipid Association]. An “expert panel” assembled by the National Lipid Association (NLA) is recommending a dramatic expansion in the use of new biomarkers for the diagnosis and management of cardiovascular disease. The recommendations, if widely adopted, […]