About EAS

​​​​​Atherosclerosis and related diseases are a major health concern worldwide. The European Atherosclerosis Society's goal is to provide a framework for concerted scientific and clinical discussion of new developments in basic​ research, diagnosis and therapy of atherosclerosis. Our mission - to advance understanding, prevention and treatment of atherosclerotic disease.


EAS organises and participates in a range of scientific and educational initiatives, including:
  • Publishing - Guidelines and Consensus position papers, handbooks and apps for mobile devices www.eas-society.org/publications. EAS official journal is Atherosclerosis.​​
  • Scientific meetings - an annual Congress for approximately 2000 delegates, a programme of Advanced Courses for both basic scientists and clinicians www.eas-society.org/advanced-courses, co-organiser of the meetings of the European lipoprotein Club www.eas-society.org/elc
  • Online education – training courses (including CME accredited courses), video podcasts, webcasts, quizzes and other educational material in the field of atherosclerotic disease www.eas-society.org/eas-academy
  • EAS FH Studies collaboration - empowering the medical & global community to seek change in their respective countries or organizations regarding how FH is detected and managed, with a view to promoting early diagnosis and more effective treatment of this condition. www.eas-society.org/fhsc


Membership is open to physicians and scientists who carry out research in both basic and clinical science, in Europe and in neighbouring countries. Corresponding members, active in atherosclerosis research, are accepted from around the world.​

To apply for membership, complete the online form at www.eas-society.org.​​​


​​​For news and information about what's happening at the EAS; visit the EAS website www.eas-society.org or contact the Administrative Executive, Dr Carmel Hayes, at the Society's Gothenburg office:

EAS Admin​istrative Office
World Trade Center Göteborg
Visiting address : Mässans Gata 18, SE-412 51, Göteborg
Post to be addressed to : Box 5243, SE-402 24, Göteborg, Sweden 

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