Obesity Canada Members Leading an International Study on Awareness, Attitudes, Impacts and Behaviors related to COVID-19: Please complete the Phase 2 survey!

2020-05-13T11:29:27-04:00 May 13th, 2020|Categories: Obesity in the News|Tags: |

The Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre (www.mbmc-cmcm.ca), along with international team of over 150 researchers from more than 40 countries around the world, are trying to assess the public perceptions, attitudes, concerns, and responses to the various measures put in place to [...]

Practical Approaches to Obesity Management – Queen’s University Research Team Shines Light on CPD about Obesity 

2020-03-02T14:07:03-05:00 March 2nd, 2020|Categories: Obesity in the News|Tags: , , |

Members of the research team pictured: Dr. Boris Zevin, Dr. Nancy Dalgarno, Dr. David Barber, Ms. Rachael Morkem, Ms. Mary Martin   Members of the research team not pictured: Dr. Robyn Houlden, Mr. Eleftherios Soleas, Dr. Richard van Wylick, Ms. Lynn Roberts  [...]

8th Conference on Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity; November 2-4 2020

2020-01-24T10:06:17-05:00 January 24th, 2020|Categories: Obesity in the News|Tags: , , , |

This conference brings together an interdisciplinary group of professionals working in the field of prevention and management of childhood and adolescent obesity. The 8th Conference will focus on connecting research, policy and practice to enhance effective interventions targeting multiple populations and settings. [...]

APPLY NOW! Graduate Student Position with the University of Alberta

2019-04-16T10:20:35-04:00 April 16th, 2019|Categories: Obesity in the News|Tags: , |

Project Title: The gut microbiome in children with PWS: a fiber intervention Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) is the most common syndromic form of childhood obesity. Aim: determine if a fiber intervention in children with PWS has significant effect on degree of hyperphagia [...]

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