The Prospective Studies of Atherosclerosis consortium

Project pipeline

The topics of scientific projects within the Proof-ATHERO consortium are listed below.

0. Paper describing the design and rationale of the Proof-ATHERO consortium.
Status: Published in Gerontology (

1. Paper evaluating carotid intima-media thickness progression as surrogate marker for cardiovascular risk in clinical trials.
Status: Published in Circulation (

2. Paper evaluating the association of near and far wall common-carotid artery intima-media thickness with cardiovascular risk.
Status: Manuscript draft circulated to collaborators.

3. Paper investigating the relationship between carotid intima-media thickness and carotid plaque.
Status: Submitted.

4. Paper determinating the association between progression of carotid intima-media thickness and cardiovascular risk in haemodialysis patients.
Status: Analysis plan in development.

Ideas for future project

Proposals for future projects will be reviewed by the Proof-ATHERO steering committee, which also will allocate resources according to availability and scientific priority.

To propose a project