The Calculus of Calories: Quantitative Physiology of Human Body Weight Regulation

March 24, 2016
4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Taylor Ave. Bldg., Rm. 2131, Medical Campus

Speaker: Kevin Hall, PhD Integrative Physiology Section Chief, Laboratory of Biological Modeling, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

This presentation will discuss Dr. Hall’s research quantifying the dynamic relationships between dietary macronutrient intake, energy expenditure, and body composition in humans. The presentation will discuss new insights about the regulation of human body weight, explain why it is so difficult to maintain lost weight, and describe practical new tools for the investigation of obesity and its treatment.

Kevin Hall March 2016

Event Sponsors: Department of Surgery's Division of Public Health Sciences, and Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medicine, and Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine, and the Institute for Public Health