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Apr 11, 2019, 08:16 ET FH Foundation Expands FIND FH® to Speed Diagnosis of Individuals with Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Today, the FH Foundation announced the launch of the FIND HoFH program to identify individuals at risk for homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia...


Apr 11, 2019, 08:15 ET FIND FH® Effectively Identified Individuals with Possible Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) in Electronic Health Records

New research from the FH Foundation's FIND (FLAG, IDENTIFY, NETWORK, DELIVER) FH® initiative demonstrating that a machine learning algorithm could...


Jul 20, 2018, 09:00 ET Dr. Samuel Gidding Joins the FH Foundation as Chief Medical Officer

The FH Foundation, a global research and advocacy organization, today announced that Dr. Samuel Gidding will join as chief medical officer. Dr....


May 16, 2018, 08:00 ET The FH Foundation® Begins Enrollment in PAGENT Study to Improve Understanding of Genetic Testing for Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH)

The FH Foundation, a leading research and advocacy organization, today announced the launch of a new research study that aims to understand the...


Oct 23, 2017, 08:10 ET New Research Identifies Health Disparities Among Adults with Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH)

Despite 50+ years of research in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), few prior studies have evaluated health disparities, and none have ...


Jun 02, 2017, 11:06 ET The FH Foundation Meets With Congressional Offices On Capitol Hill To Give A Voice To Those With Familial Hypercholesterolemia

The FH Foundation, a patient-centered nonprofit organization dedicated to research, education, and advocacy for people born with the genetic disorder ...


May 13, 2017, 09:00 ET The FH Foundation And BMC Racing Team Partner To Bring Awareness To Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH)

The FH Foundation today announced a partnership with BMC Racing Team to raise awareness of a genetic disorder known as familial hypercholesterolemia...


Apr 26, 2017, 16:02 ET FH Foundation's FOCUS analysis shows that regardless of medical need, prescriptions for PCSK9 inhibitors are being rejected at high rates

The Familial Hypercholesterolemia Foundation today published a study in Circulation revealing high rejection rates for PCSK9 inhibitors in the two...


Mar 15, 2017, 06:00 ET New Collaboration Improves Access to Treatment for Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) Patients Most at Risk for Early Heart Attacks and Death

The FH Foundation, a patient-centered non-profit dedicated to research, advocacy, and education of all forms of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH),...


Oct 17, 2016, 10:26 ET Translating Science and Big Data into Saving Lives

The Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) Foundation will be hosting its 2016 FH Global Summit in Dallas, Texas on October 17 and 18. In attendance will ...


Jul 05, 2016, 01:20 ET FH Foundation: CDC approves diagnosis codes for Familial Hypercholesterolemia

The FH Foundation announced today that two distinct ICD-10 Codes for Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) were approved by the ICD-10 Coordination and...


Apr 19, 2016, 09:00 ET The FH Foundation's National Patient Registry Reveals How At-Risk the United States FH Population Remains for Premature Heart Disease

A common cause of early heart disease and heart attacks, Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a life-threatening, genetic condition impacting as...