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UCL Grand Round - Tackling Obesity in the 21st Century

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Wednesday, 2 October 2013 from 12:30 to 14:00 (BST)

London, United Kingdom

UCL Grand Round - Tackling Obesity in the 21st Century

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STAFF TICKET UCL Special Grand Round - "Obesity" Ended Free  
STUDENT TICKET UCL Special Grand Round - "Obesity" Ended Free  
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Event Details

The next Special Grand Round takes place on the 2nd October from 12.30 – 2pm.

The theme is 'Tackling Obesity in the 21st Century: Insights from Nature, Nurture and the Gut' and the Grand Round will provide an opportunity to hear from UCL staff at the forefront of research in this area.

Introduction

Professor Sir John Tooke

Speakers

 

Prof Jane Wardle

 

‘Behavioural mechanisms in genetic risk of obesity’.

 

Prof Atul Singhal

 

'Early nutrition and long-term  risk of obesity'

 

 

Dr Rachel Batterham

 

'Targetting the gut to treat obesity and type 2 diabetes'

 

Followed by panel discussion

Chair: Professor Raymond MacAllister (Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, Director, UCL Division of Medicine)

Panel:

Dr Jacqueline Doyle (Consultant Psychologist UCLH)

 

Mr Marco Adamo (Consultant Bariatric Physician UCLH)

Dr Eric Brunner (Reader in Epidemiology & Public Health)

Refreshments (a sandwich lunch) will be available from 12.00 in the Cruciform Café

 

Do you have questions about UCL Grand Round - Tackling Obesity in the 21st Century? Contact SLMS Communications Manager

When & Where



Cruciform Lecture Theatre 1, Cruciform Building

London
WC1E 6BT

United Kingdom

Wednesday, 2 October 2013 from 12:30 to 14:00 (BST)


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