Three Day Conference on Obesity and Chronic Diseases at Las Vegas in July

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United Scientific Group announces the first edition of International Conference on Obesity and Chronic Diseases scheduled during July 25-27, 2016 at Las Vegas with the theme ‘Discuss Link of Childhood and Adult Obesity to Other Chronic Diseases’.


Link of Childhood and Adult Obesity to other Chronic Diseases

International Conference on Obesity and Chronic Diseases (ICOCD-2016) organized by United Scientific Group is scheduled on July 25-27, 2016 at Las Vegas. It aims to bring together academicians, scientists, dietitians, surgeons, physicians, students and other health care professionals from educational institutes and research organizations across the globe; making the conference a perfect platform to share experience and foster collaboration.

The conference is focusing on to “Discuss Link of Childhood and Adult Obesity to Other Chronic Diseases”. Underlying the theme, we have a series of eminent researchers to share significant knowledge to the current understanding about all aspects of obesity and the related chronic diseases.

ICOCD-2016 features Prof. Reza Hakkak (Organizing Committee Chairman of ICOCD-2016) from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), US to deliver a keynote lecture on “The Role of Obesity and Gut Microbiota on Cancer Promotion”. Prof. Hakkak is a well-known nutritionist and researcher, who is also the Chairman of the Department of Dietetics and Nutrition at UAMS. The other featured speakers include Dr. Kazuwa Nakao from Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan; Dr. Carolyn Dunn from North Carolina State University, US; Dr. Victor Romano from Johnson C. Smith University, US; Prof. Christopher Jenkinson from University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, US.

The highlight for this summit is a special session on “Nutrition and Obesity Grant Opportunities through USDA and NIH” by Dr. Deirdra N. Chester from National Institute of Food and Agriculture, US and Dr. Tanya Agurs-Collins from National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS, US.

An interactive symposium on “Molecular Medicine and Functional Genomics of Energy Metabolism and Chronic Diseases” by Prof. Jonny St. Amand from University Laval, Canada will discuss in detail the genetics of Obesity.

Throughout the course of the three-day conference, the attendees will get an exclusive opportunity to network and be involved in inspiring and interesting discussions of scientists and researchers on childhood obesity, obesity prevention and control, obesity effect on chronic diseases, new trends in surgical and non-surgical treatment of obesity and many more research topics. The conference provides exciting opportunity to showcase the new technologies, the new products in the field of anti-obesity and the service of the industry to the global audience. To register or learn more about the conference, kindly visit:

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About Organizer
United Scientific Group (USG), an expert-driven initiative led by the editor’s association and the advisory board which includes academicians, researchers, and industry leaders across various fields of research. Prof. Hakkak is the founder and Editor-in Chief for the newly Journal of Obesity and Chronic Diseases which the first issue will be published fall of 2016. USG provides broad range of services in the fields of science and technology including publishing, conducting world class scientific events, and holding highly interactive and proficient world forums. For more information, please visit:

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