We would like to thank all our panelists for their contribution to our public facing event:

Show and Tell

Wednesday 11th September, 6-8pm, Leeds

Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre, University of Leeds

This year ASO and the University of Leeds will hosted a  "Show and tell" event to spark a conversation about the causes and inhibitors of obesity. This interactive public event will brrough together a panel of experts who will present on an object that they feel has played a part role in obesity, for better or for worse. Before and after the presentations the audience will voted for their favorite object.

Meet the panelists

Professor Giles Yeo

Director of Genomics/ Transciptomics Core

University of Cambridge

Professor Janet Cade

Professor of Nutritional Epidemiology and Public Heath

University of Leeds

Dr Dimitri Pournaras

Bariatric Surgeon

North Bristol NHS Trust 


Dr Pia Christensen

Assistant Professor of Obesity at the Institute of Nutrition, Exercise & Sports

University of Copenhagen


Dr Abd Tahrani

Clinician Scientist and Lead for Weight Management Research and Diabetic Neuropathy Services

Birmingham Heartlands Hospital

Maggie Clinton

Founding Member of the

Obesity Empowerment Network UK




The event was chaired by Dr Anthony Leeds, Visiting Senior Fellow at the Parker Institute, Frederiksberg Hospital, Copenhagen.