Obesity: A Physiological Perspective
10 September 2014 - 12 September 2014
The Physiological Society are launching a new style of 'Topic' Meetings, the first being 'Obesity: A Physiological Perspective' (in partnership with Experimental Physiology)
The meeting is part of a series of events The Society are running in 2014 on Obesity, please see the Understanding Obesity page for the full details of all our exciting events!
Our programme will be covering the consequences and causes of obesity and address "what can we do about it?" and the "impact on society". Sessions will include:
Metabolic & Cardiovascular conseqences (Chair: Naveed Sattar, University of Glasgow)
Maternal obesity: implications for the health of the mother and child (Chair: Lucilla Poston, King's College London)
Manipulating the physiology of appetite (Chair: Carel le Roux, University College Dublin)
Obesity - more than just appetite (Chairs: Gareth Leng, Univ. of Edinburgh & Soraya Shirazi-Beechey, Univ. of Liverpool)
Obesity - what can I do about it (Chair: Jeremy Tomlinson, University of Birmingham)
Obesity - the impact on wider society (Chair: Janice Thompson, University of Birmingham).
Confirmed meeting speakers include: