The Anitschkow Award in Atherosclerosis Research, 2012
Professor Terje Rolf Pedersen
Director of the Center of Preventive Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevål and University of Oslo
The EAS is delighted to announce that the recipient of the Society's prestigious Anitschkow Award 2012 is Professor Terje Rolf Pedersen, Director of the Center of Preventive Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevål and University of Oslo. Presentation of the Award and the Anitschkow Medal will take place at the Opening Ceremony of the 80th EAS Congress, Milan, Italy, where Professor Pedersen will present the Anitschkow Lecture.
Terje R. Pedersen, MD is a certified specialist of internal medicine and cardiology, Professor of Medicine (Preventive Cardiology) at the University of Oslo, Norway and Head of the Centre for Preventive Medicine at Oslo University Hospital, Ullevål.
His main interest is in preventive cardiology and he has been the principal investigtor in several major clinical trials like The Norwegian Timolol Trial, the Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study (4S) , the IDEAL study to determine whether lowering of cholesterol beyond what was achieved in the 4S is beneficial for CHD patients and the SEAS study to investigate the effect of cholesterol lowering in patients with aortic valve stenosis . He is currently involved in several international collaborative clinical trials in the field of preventive medicine as a member of Executive Committees, Steering Committees and Data Safety and Monitoring Committees.