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A day of talks on the burden of obesity-related disease around the globe will take place in the Richard Doll Lecture Theatre from 9:30 – 17:00 on Wednesday 8 March. Talks will focus on the epidemiology behind adiposity and non-communicable and communicable disease, as well as trials that show effective ways to lose weight. 

Register https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/world-obesity-day-tickets-541048359207  

Agenda

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9:30-10:00

Sarah Lewington

Oxford Population Health

Global insights on obesity and vascular mortality

10:00-10:20

Federica Re

Oxford Population Health

Adiposity and cardiovascular disease in South Asians: systematic review and meta-analysis

10:20-10:40

Jennifer Carter

Oxford Population Health

Ethnic differences in body composition and risk factors for cardiovascular disease

10:40-11:00

BREAK

 

11:00-12:00

Susan Jebb

Department of Primary Care

Obesity: Foresight and Hindsight

12:00-12:25

Nerys Ashbury

Department of Primary Care

The effect of obesity on COVID-19

12:25-12:40

Dimitris Koutoukidis

Department of Primary Care

Weight loss as a treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

12:40-13:30

LUNCH

 

13:30-13:50

Louisa Gnatiuc

Oxford Population Health

The myth about adiposity and premature mortality in Mexicans

13:50-14:10

Andri Iona

Oxford Population Health

BMI and the risk of vascular diseases in China

14:10-14:30

Rui Huang

Oxford Population Health

Adiposity and the risk of infectious diseases in China

14:30-15:00

BREAK

 

15:00-15:45

UK Biobank researchers

Oxford Population Health

Ayodipupo Oguntade: Adiposity and heart failure

Bastian Bohrmann: Adiposity and respiratory diseases in UKB

Sofia Mouchti: Body fat composition and obesity-related diseases

15:45-16:30

Jimmy Bell

University of Westminster

Obesity, Precision Phenotyping and Big Data: have we learned anything new

 

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