The editorial team of Obesity, the leading peer-reviewed scientific journal in the field, hosts the 4th annual Obesity Journal Symposium at ObesityWeek. The Editors have selected five winning papers that provide the latest insights into preventing and treating obesity through innovative research designs. An author of each winning paper will give a 12-minute oral presentation followed by a 5-minute discussion. The papers will be featured in a special section of the November 2016 issue of Obesity.


3:30pm Early Weight Loss with Liraglutide 3.0 mg Predicts 1-Year Weight Loss and is Associated with Improvements in Clinical Markers
Ken Fujioka, MD
3:45pm How Strongly Does Appetite Counter Weight Loss? Quantification of the Feedback Control of Human Energy Intake
Kevin D. Hall, PhD
4:00pm Effects of Canola and High-Oleic Acid Canola Oils on Abdominal Fat Mass in Individuals with Central Obesity
Xiaoran Liu, PhD
4:15pm Randomized Controlled Trial of a Nationally Available Weight Control Program Tailored for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes
Patrick O'Neil, PhD
4:30pm From Kindergarten Through Second Grade, U.S. Children’s Obesity Prevalence Grows Only During Summer Vacations
Paul von Hippel, PhD