The European Association for the Study of Obesity

What does EASO do?

What does EASO do?

Mission: To reduce the burden of unhealthy weight

About: Established in 1986, EASO is a federation of professional membership associations from 32 European countries. It is the voice of the European obesity community, representing scientists, health care practitioners, physicians, public health experts and patients. EASO is in official relations with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Europe and is a founding member of the EU Platform on Diet, Physical Activity and Health.

EASO promotes action through collaboration in advocacy, communication, education and research. Our National Association members and the individual members thereof enjoy extensive EASO member benefits.

Further information on the history and goals of EASO and on each Member Association is available via the top navigation bar.

European Obesity Day

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Save the date: 21 May 2016 At the recent Obesity Stakeholder Roundtable, EASO reaffirmed support for European Obesity Day, (#EOD2016) which will …

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Spotlight project research published

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Research from the Spotlight project is published in a series of papers in a special issue of the scientific journal …

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Obesity Stakeholder Roundtable

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On 13th January 2016 EASO convened a Roundtable meeting on obesity in Brussels.  More than 30 stakeholders took part in …

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Post-doctoral position – Toulouse, France

Announcement: Post-doctoral position in adipose tissue metabolism at the Obesity Research Laboratory (Prof. Dominique Langin), Institute of Metabolic and Cardiovascular …

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University of Copenhagen Summer School

Announcing the University of Copenhagen Summer School: Obesity in a Cross-Disciplinary Perspective. http://healthsciences.ku.dk/education/summercourses/obesity/

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Spotlight Interview: Ruth Loos, PhD

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Ruth, please tell us a bit about yourself; where are you from, where did you grow up? Where do you …

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EASO Newsletter December 2015

Help us to design a programme you want to see! In 2016 the congresses of EASO (ECO2016) and the IFSO …

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Festive and healthy food: an interview with Patient Council member Sólveig Sigurðardóttir

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Patient Council Steering Committee member Sólveig Sigurðardóttir was interviewed on 29 November by the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service – Ríkisútvarpið, …

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