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The NIHR Oxford BRC 'Obesity, Diet and Lifestyle' theme welcomes researchers across Oxford who have an interest in this area of research to meet in-person and share their latest work at this free of charge event.

What: The BRC Obesity, Diet and Lifestyle theme welcomes researchers across Oxford who have an interest in this area of research to meet in-person and share their latest work at this free of charge event.

Poster presentations detailing recent or in-progress research relevant to the theme are welcomed and there will be a prize awarded for the best poster.  Please send a brief abstract for your poster to mary.logan@phc.ox.ac.uk and copy to jeanette.allsworth@phc.ox.ac.uk by 12 noon on 28th February.

When:   Wednesday 16th March 2022

Where:  St. Catherine’s College

Poster Abstracts: You are invited to submit brief abstracts for posters to mary.logan@phc.ox.ac.uk and copy to jeanette.allsworth@phc.ox.ac.uk by 12 noon on 28th February.

Registration:  Register here by 15th March 2022

 

AGENDA
12:15-13:00   Lunch
13:00-14:00   Prof Lucilla Poston CBE
                      Head of School of Life Course and Population Sciences, King’s College London
                      Obesity in pregnancy; consequences for mother, fetus and child
14:00-15:00   Short Talks - Session 1
                      Costa ChristodoulidesRSPO3 impacts body fat distribution and regulates adipose cell biology in vitro
                      Emily Cresswell: Fatness around the neck – implications for metabolic health
                      Ben Amies-CullEstimating BMI distributions at a local level in England
                      Rachel Pechey: The impact of price promotion on the energy content of confectionery and snacks in
                      shopping baskets
15:00-15:30   Tea
15:30-16:15   Short Talks - Session 2
                      Nerys Astbury: The effect of weight on COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness
                      Owen Thomas: The ethics of food policies
                      Dimitrios KoutoukidisSafety signals and potential efficacy of a low-energy total diet replacement
                      programme in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis with liver fibrosis
16:15-17:15   Prof Arne Astrup
                      University of Copenhagen and Programme Director of the Novo Nordisk Foundation
                      Personalized dietary management of obesity and type 2 diabetes