UCL Grand Round - Tackling Obesity in the 21st Century
Wednesday, 2 October 2013 from 12:30 to 14:00 (BST)
London, United Kingdom
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.
Professor Sir John Tooke
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)
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