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Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome - A Making Connections Symposium 2012

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Date:
14 May at 8:00 am — 15 May at 6:00 pm, 2012
Venue:
State Library of Victoria, Conference Centre, Melbourne
Open to:
All
Cost:
$180
Website:
http://www.med.monash.edu.au/physiology/news/weizmannsymposium.html
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May 14-15, 2012
State Library of Victoria, Conference Centre, Entry 3,
179 La Trobe Street, Melbourne.
Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome will be the subject of a Making Connections symposium organized by Weizmann Australia and Monash University. The symposium will feature experts in this field from the Weizmann Institute, Israel, and Monash University and other Australian Universities and research institutes.
Plenary lectures will cover the epidemiology, causes (genetic, environmental and cultural), prevention and management of obesity. Symposia sessions will address the latest systems and molecular research in obesity and the metabolic syndrome, with focus on CNS control and the pathogenesis of diabetes Type II, myocardial infarction, stroke, vascular, renal and other obesity-related disorders.
Further Details Contact: Shelley Ryeland shelley.ryeland@monash.edu or (03) 9902-4322


Event Contact

Name
Shelley Ryeland
E-Mail
shelley.ryeland@monash.edu
Phone
0399024322
Organisation
Monash University