And the Oscar of Science Goes To …

November 9, 2015 6:17 AM

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About ten years ago, cardiologist Helen Hobbs and her team made a discovery that "shocked even us."

"That really got us thinking," says Hobbs, a professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. If PCSK9 could be inhibited in people at risk of the disease, science could develop a drug even more powerful than statins, the current gold standard for treating high cholesterol. The conditio...

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