NADI - click for home

NADI - click for home
  Follow us on:    

[lost your password?]
About Us Join NADI Donate Now Get Involved Contact Us Home
    Home Calendar of Events » 

XII International Congress on Obesity

Date: 17 - 20 March 2014
Venue: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 XII International Congress on Obesity

17 -20 March 2014

Kuala Lumpur Malaysia


Track 1 – From cells to systems biology

Including tissues, inflammation and immunity, adipokines and hormones, appetite, circadian rhythm, crosstalk, neuroscience, ‘omics’, stem cells, nutrient sensing, mitochondria and cellular organelles, energy balance, tissue plasticity


Track 2 – From genes and environment to pathophysiology

Including genomics, metagenomics, epigenetics, environmental factors (pollutants) mRNA regulation, fetal programming, inflammation, lipids, metabolism, ‘omic’ methods, gut microbiome, oxidative stress, hypoxia


Track 3 – From healthy weight to weight-related pathologies

Body composition, fat distribution (including ectopic), imaging, regional and ethnic differences, diabetes, cancer, NAFLD, OSA/sleep, cardiovascular, osteoarthritis, lifespan issues, gender differences, obesity assessment (BMI for age), biomarkers


Track 4 – From nutrition, exercise and psychology to lifestyle

Food environment (food availability, affordability, safety), macronutrients, intake (regional, gender), CBAs, physical activity environment (availability, affordability, safety), exercise (type and duration, metabolism), psychology and behaviour issues (depression, microstructures of feeding), measurement and patterns of diet and physical activity, sedentary behaviour, energy balance


Track 5 – From lifestyle intervention to drugs and surgery

Diet, exercise, behaviour, psychology, sleep, VLEDs, novel pharmacotherapy, multidisciplinary, state and role of bariatric surgery, lifespan issues, new surgical approaches and devices, e-technology, biomarkers, health economics


Track 6 – From home environment to society: causes and consequences

Home environment and equity, prenatal and early nutrition, epidemiology, inequalities, habitat, marketing, workplace, school, role of industry, health economics


Track 7 – From individual choice to population prevention: solutions and interventions

Primary prevention, interventions (community, workplace, school), disease prevention programmes, personalised nutrition, health services, e-technology


Track 8 – From evidence to policy

Marketing, economics (pricing, taxation, distribution, subsidy), environmental change, environmental planning, toxic environment, government actions – current and potential, industry partnerships, health systems, ethical issues, research priorities.

For further information please contact

  arrowico2014_flyer-_Latest-131112[1] (2).pdf (English - pdf - 1220 Kb)


  printer Printer-friendly version   printer Send link to a friend

| | | |

Copyright 2009 National Diabetes Institute (NADI). All rights reserved 2009
designed & maintained: mobition