Obesity is now seen as a major political and health issue in Europe and the European Congress on Obesity (ECO) provides an essential platform for discussion on the latest scientific developments in the field.
1 October 2012: Abstract Submission Opens
9 December 2012: Abstract Submission Deadline
31 January 2013: Early Pre-Registration Deadline
30 April 2013: Standard Pre-Registration Deadline
BPS Association Session: Recent advances in the search for anti-obesity drugs
Tuesday 14 May 2013
Chairs: Jon Arch (University of Buckingham, UK) and John Wilding (University of Liverpool, UK)
0930 - 1000 Does the recent approval of lorcaserin and qnexa herald a new era for obesity drug therapy?
David Heal (Renasci, UK)
1000 - 1030 Targeting gut brain communication for the treatment of obesity
Matthias Tschoep (Helmholtz Institute Germany)
1030 - 1100 Brown Adipose Tissue- From the past to the present
Paul Trayhurn (University of Buckingham, UK)