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Programming Obesity: Central and Peripheral Contributors

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Meeting dates: 14-16 April 2013



• Evolutionary origins and fetal programing of obesity • Genetic determinants of obesity • Role of adipose tissue in metabolic health • Brain circuitry underlying energy balance • Gastrointestinal peptides influencing hunger and satiety • Metabolic disease treatment: 2012 and beyond

Keynote speakers:

• Steve O’Rahilly (University of Cambridge, UK) • Steve Bloom (Imperial College London, UK)

Invited speakers: • Matthias Blüher (University of Leipzig, Germany) • Sebastien Bouret (CNRS, France) • Jens Brüning (University of Cologne, Germany) • Tony Coll (University of Cambridge, UK) • Sabrina Diano (Yale University, US) • Kevin Grove (Oregon Health & Science University, US) • Tamas Horvath (Yale School of Medicine, US) • Julian Mercer (University of Aberdeen, UK) • Martin Myers (University of Michigan, US) • Justin Rochford (University of Cambridge, UK) • John Speakman (University of Aberdeen, UK) • Giles Yeo (University of Cambridge, UK)

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