Dr Karam Kostner is Director of Cardiology at the Mater Hospital, and Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Queensland. He has extensive clinical and research experience in lipid management and primary prevention of CVD. He runs a large public and private Lipid and Primary Prevention Clinic at the Mater Hospital in Brisbane. He is the President of the CSANZ Queensland branch and Section Editor of the European Journal of Clinical Investigation. Dr Kostner has more than 100 publications to his name and is a grant reviewer for NHMRC and several European grant agencies.