The global effort to tackle obesity and diabetes Friday, 23 February 2018

Edgar Diabetes and Obesity Research and the  Healthier Lives National Science Challenge will co-host a public lecture by two international obesity and diabetes researchers on Friday 23 February, 2018.

The Minister of Health, Hon Dr David Clark will deliver an opening address, followed by presentations from Professor Jeff Reading (Canada) and Professor Nick Wareham (UK).   The talks will include research on gene-environment interactions, social determinants of obesity, strategies for prevention of diabetes, and life-course approaches within indigenous communities.

  • Dunedin Public Art Gallery
  • Friday 23 February, 2018
  • 3.30pm-5pm
  • free public lecture, please rsvp to diabetes@otago.ac.nz


Find out more here.