OXFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND–(Marketwire – Jun 16, 2011) – Professor Stuart J. Pocock of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine was lead statistician and co-author of a heart attack study published this week by The Lancet, a London-based peer reviewed medical journal.
The article reviewed the final three year results of a clinical trial called HORIZONS-AMI that was conducted globally in 3,602 heart attack patients, 102 of whom were treated in the United Kingdom. The authors span three continents, six countries and five native languages.
“Heart attacks continue to be the most frequent killer in the world,” said Dr. Clive Meanwell, entrepreneur, health science innovator and chief executive of The Medicines Company, which provided research grant support for the study. Read more of this entry