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Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center


BNORC Annual Symposium and Poster Session



Tribute to George L. Blackburn, M.D., Ph.D.



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July 10, 2017 from 9:00 AM-1:30 PM


BUSM, 72 East Concord Street, Instructional Bldg.,
Hiebert Lounge, 14th Floor, Boston, MA



Preliminary Agenda


8:30AM Check-in & Continental Breakfast
9:00AM-11:10AM:PLENARY SESSION
“BNORC – contribution over 20 years to evidence on obesity and cancer”
Graham A. Colditz, M.D., DrPH, Niess-Gain Professor of Surgery, Professor of Medicine; Chief, Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine; Associate Director Prevention and Control, Alvin J. Siteman Cancer

“What will it really take to reduce obesity?”
James O. Hill, Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine; Director Center for Human Nutrition; Director of the Colorado Clinical Nutrition Research Unit

“Stem cell-based approaches to the biology of body weight regulation”
Rudolph L. Leibel, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine; Director, Division of Molecular Genetics and the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, Columbia University
11:15-12:15PM: Tribute to Dr. George L. Blackburn
12:15-1:30PM: Lunch and Poster Session


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Please contact Donna Gibson at dgibson@bu.edu for additional information







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