FH can be vehicle for precision public health

Image result for FH can be vehicle for precision public healthATLANTA — In this video exclusive, Daniel J. Rader, MD, chair of the department of genetics, chief of the division of translational medicine and human genetics, the Seymour-Gray Professor of Molecular Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and chief science adviser for the FH Foundation, spoke with Katherine Wilemon, founder and CEO of the FH Foundation, about major takeaways from the FH Foundation’s FH Global Summit, which focused on familial hypercholesterolemia as a driver for precision public health.

Rader and Wilemon discussed the importance of the underdiagnosis of FH, the need for a system for diagnosing and treating patients with FH and the value of collaborating with other stakeholders such as cardiologists, public health officials, geneticists, endocrinologists and lipidologists.

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Author: Eric