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Wed, Nov. 5, 1:00pm – 2:30pm

Session Chairs: Eric Ravussin, PhD and Donna Ryan, MD

The editors of the journal Obesity have selected six leading research papers to be featured in the 2nd annual Obesity Journal Symposium at ObesityWeek. The authors of the winning papers will present their research during the symposium and the papers will be published in a special section of the November 2014 issue of Obesity. Don’t miss presentations on these exciting new research papers:

  • Comparative Effectiveness of Three Doses of Weight-Loss Counseling: Two-Year Findings from the Rural LITE Trial, Michael G. Perri, PhD, University of Florida
  • Kidney Function in Severely Obese Adolescents Undergoing Bariatric Surgery, Thomas Inge, MD, PhD, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
  • Objective Physical Activity and Weight Loss in Adults: The Step-Up Randomized Clinical Trial, John Jakicic, PhD, University of Pittsburgh
  • Cognitive Performance and BMI in Childhood: Shared Genetic Influences Between Reaction Time, but not Response Inhibition, Alexis Frazier-Wood, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine
  • The Role of Small Heterodimer Partner in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Improvement After Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy in Mice, Andriy Myronovych, MD, PhD, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
  • Preventing Weight Gain with Calorie-Labeling, Charoula Konstantia Nikolaou,PhD, University of Glasgow