The obesity crisis – More than just a weight issue

Event Details


Time to AEDT

Event Series External event

Location In-person

Some of our leading health researchers will discuss the conditions linked to obesity and how they are tackling this complex health condition as an urgent health priority.

Hosted by ABC News Breakfast presenter Michael Rowland , the expert panel and topics will be:

  • Prof Michael Cowley, Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute: obesity and pharmacological interventions
  • Prof Phil Scherer, UTSouthWestern: obesity, diabetes and comorbidities
  • A/Prof Camilla Charlotte Schéele, University of Copenhagen : brown fat in energy balance and glucose control
  • Prof Tamas Horvath, Yale School of Medicine: the brain’s role in body weight control
  • Dr Claire Foldi, Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute: appetite control, anorexia and behaviour / addiction

This informative and entertaining free public lecture is open to all to attend.

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