Events / Inaugural TL1 Debate ‘Statin Wars’

Inaugural TL1 Debate ‘Statin Wars’

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

The Institute of Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS) at Washington University in St. Louis, the Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research (MICHR) at the University of Michigan, the Center for Leading Innovation & Collaboration (CLIC), and the William Schnaper Visiting Scientist working group are pleased to invite you to attend the Inaugural TL1 Debate on Tuesday, November 9, from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm CT on Zoom.


The theme for this debate is: “Should statins be prescribed for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease among the very elderly (>=75 years old)?”.

The event will feature a debate on Pro’s and Con’s of Statins from 4 pre and postdoctoral TL1 fellows from Washington University in St. Louis and the University of Michigan

Welcome – Kathryn Sandberg, PhD
Introductions – Jay Piccirillo, MD
Debate Moderator – Steven Nissen, MD
Debate Team Group A: Pro’s – WU TL1 Fellows:
Samuel Cortez, MD
Alexander Zdonczyk
Annahita Fotouhi
Ameen Awad
Debate Team Group B: Con’s – UM TL1 Fellows:
Rachel Botbyl
Yoonhee Ryder
Anuj Patel
Eric Steinbrook

Debate Flyer