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View the talks from "The global effort to tackle obesity and diabetes" public lecture

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Edgar Diabetes and Obesity Research and the Healthier Lives National Science Challenge co-hosted a public lecture by two international obesity and diabetes researchers on Friday 23 February, 2018, at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery.

The Minister of Health, Hon Dr David Clark delivered an opening address, followed by presentations from Professor Jeff Reading (Canada) and Professor Nick Wareham (UK). Mr Mark Brunton (member of the EDOR advisory board) welcomed attendees with a mihi whakatau, and Sir Eion Edgar (Chair of the EDOR advisory board) and Professor Jim Mann (Co-Director of EDOR) introduced the Minister and the international speakers.

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Global effort public lecture
Speakers at The global effort to tackle obesity and diabetes public lecture.  From left: Mr Mark Brunton, Sir Eion Edgar, Prof Jim Mann, Prof Nick Wareham, Hon Dr David Clark, Prof Jeff Reading.

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