On the 19th of October 2022 the “Helmut-Sinzinger-Preis” was awarded for the first time for the best publication from Austria in the field of dyslipidemia, atherosclerotic diseases and novel ways of diagnosis and therapy. The second place was awarded to our employee Johanna Schachtl-Riess with the publication: “Frequent LPA KIV-2 Variants Lower Lipoprotein(a) Concentrations and Protect Against Coronary Artery Disease” that was published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology in August 2021.
German article of the “Gesellschaft der Ärzte in Wien” can be found here.
Schachtl-Riess JF, Kheirkhah A, Grüneis R, Di Maio S, Schoenherr S, Streiter G, Losso JL, Paulweber B, Eckardt KU, Köttgen A, Lamina C, Kronenberg F, Coassin S, GCKD Investigators: Frequent LPA KIV-2 variants lower lipoprotein(a) concentrations and protect against coronary artery disease. J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 78:437-449, 2021. PMID: 34325833