Obesity, Diet & Lifestyle Theme Networking Event
Wednesday, 16 March 2022, 12am to 5.15pm
St. Catherine’s College
Hosted by NIHR Oxford BRC
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and copy to email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org and copy to email@example.com by 12 noon on 28th February.
Registration: Register here by 15th March 2022
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 Christodoulides: RSPO3 impacts body fat distribution and regulates adipose cell biology in vitro
Emily Cresswell: Fatness around the neck – implications for metabolic health
Ben Amies-Cull: Estimating BMI distributions at a local level in England
Rachel Pechey: The impact of price promotion on the energy content of confectionery and snacks in
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 Koutoukidis: Safety 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