LIPIDS: 60 Second Insights

Published: 10 August 2018

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A short series of 60-second insight videos on the LIPIDS trial.

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Part 1

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Part 2

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Part 3

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Part 4

Are statins over (or under) prescribed?

Part 5

Is cholesterol being managed sub- optimally? If so, what needs to improve?

Part 6

How low should LDL go?

Part 7

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Part 8

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Faculty Biographies

Christopher P Cannon

Christopher P Cannon


Dr Christopher Cannon is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Senior Physician in the Preventive Cardiology section of the Cardiovascular Division at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. 

He earned his MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York and did internal medicine residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, and cardiovascular fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Dr Cannon has published over 1000 original articles, reviews or book chapters in the field of acute coronary syndromes and prevention and has authored or edited 18 books. He has received numerous awards, including leadership awards from the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association and National Lipid Association.

He has been principal investigator of more than 20 multicenter clinical trials, including TACTICS-TIMI 18, PROVE IT, IMPROVE IT, RE-DUAL PCI and VERTIS CV trials. 

Dr Cannon is on the…

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