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MASO 2019 Scientific Conference on Obesity
15 Oct 2019 to 16 Oct 2019
8:00am - 5:00pm
Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Organized by: 
Malaysian Association for the Study of Obesity (MASO)

Objectives of MASO 2019

• Provide a forum for the dissemination of knowledge about research advances in the field of obesity.

• Identify, debate and address multiple drivers and solutions to curb the rising prevalence of obesity and its associated burden of diseases.

• Connect and harness active multi-disciplinary researchers and practitioners toward collaborating in future obesity research.


Scope & Topics

This conference will include Plenary Lectures, Symposia, Free Communication and Poster sessions. Topics include:

  • Adiposity and body composition
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Childhood and adolescent obesity
  • Dietary modification and innovation
  • Environmental determinants of obesity
  • Epidemiology and lifestyle
  • Genetics, epigenetics and obesity
  • Nutrition and food environment
  • Obesity and reproductive health
  • Pharmacological approach in obesity
  • Physical activity and sedentariness
  • Policies in action and challenges
  • Psychological determinants and outcomes
  • Role of gut microbiota and probiotics in obesity
  • Socio-cultural aspects of overweight and obesity
  • Weight management and intervention