Drug Discovery

Results: ORION-9 with Frederick Raal, PhD

Derick Raal, PhD, principal Investigator of the ORION-9 trial provides a brief overview of the results and their significance for patients with familial hypercholesterolemia. Dr. Raal is on the faculty of Health Sciences at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Science Highlights from Hypertension 2020
#Hypertension20: Difficult Situations in Hypertension Management
#Hypertension20: Chlorthalidone vs HCTZ - What level of evidence is needed to change clinical practice?
Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy Induces Inflammatory Activity in Large Arteries
LoDoCo2 trial at #ESC20 shows colchicine may lower risk for major CV events in patients with chronic coronary disease

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