Navigation Links
First International Conference on Appetite Control Begins This Week
Date:6/3/2009

Scientific Experts Gather to Set New Direction and Collaboration

BALTIMORE, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The First International Hyperphagia Conference opens this week in Baltimore, MD with the anticipated outcome to set new direction for solving hunger amid a global obesity epidemic. This conference will for the first time gather together experts across disciplines from around the world to discuss developments and unanswered questions of appetite control linking hyperphagia in uncommon disorders with overeating in the general population.

Interviews are welcome during the conference as well as pre- and post-conference.

Who: Organized by Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (USA), a 501(c)(3) charity helping children and adults affected by Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), in partner with other organizations for rare medical conditions in which hyperphagia, the extreme unsatisfied drive to consume food, is characteristic (Prader-Willi, Alstrom, WAGR, Fragile X and Bardet-Biedl syndromes). Attendees include representatives from the National Institutes of Health, the pharmaceutical industry, the academic world and experts working on these uncommon disorders.

What: The First International Hyperphagia Conference in conjunction with the Annual PWSA (USA) Scientific Conference and Professional Providers Conference

When: June 4-5, 2009

Where: Hyatt Regency on the Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD, USA

Why: To accelerate solutions to the problems of insatiable hunger and obesity

Of Special Interest: Scientists and researchers are encouraged to apply for the new PWSA (USA) "Best Idea Grant." Applicants for the award must have attended the conference and participated in the unique roundtable discussions. Funding of at least $100,000 will be available in multiples of $25,000 to be paid out over 1-2 years.

For more information, visit www.hyperphagia.org or contact Janalee Heinemann, Director of Research and Medical Affairs for PWSA (USA) at 800-926-4797, jheinemann@pwsausa.org or James G. Kane, Chair, Research Advocacy Team for PWSA (USA) at 410-321-9788, jgkane@msn.com. For information on Prader-Willi syndrome, visit www.pwsausa.org.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (USA)
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. One Woman Initiative Announces First Grants to Womens Organizations in Five Nations
2. MDdatacor Launches First-Ever Technology Designed to Facilitate the Patient-Centered Medical Home; Technology Solution, MDinsight, Encourages Higher Quality Patient Care and Enhances Physician Payment
3. Bear Naked Launches Its First Ready-to-Eat Cereal
4. First World Congress on Positive Psychology Kicks Off With Talks by Two of the Worlds Most Renowned Psychologists
5. World first: Chinese scientists create pig stem cells
6. PA Professional Fire Fighters Association is First State Association in Nation to Offer Smoking Cessation Program
7. First heart patients implanted with next-generation mechanical heart pump
8. Surveyed Psychiatrists and PCPs Expect to Increase Their First-Line Use of SNRIs Over the Next Two Years for the Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder
9. The First High-Performance Sports Water, AquaHydrate, Delivers Cellular Hydration and Electrolytes, Naturally
10. B. Braun Anticipates Becoming First to Deliver FDA Approved 2g Cefazolin
11. The First High Performance Sports Water - AquaHydrate - to Offer Ionic Minerals Through Exclusive Agreement With Natural Foods Pioneer, Trace Minerals Research
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (PRWEB) , ... ... ... University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy (SOP) alumni Hannah Randall, PharmD ‘17, and ... educated healthcare professionals on guideline updates for the primary prevention of cardiovascular ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Ellevate Network, the leading network for ... for action towards gender equality at their inaugural Summit in New York City in ... reached a social audience of over 3 million. To watch the Mobilize Women video, ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... “The Journey: From the Mountains to the ... save lost souls in the Philippines. “The Journey: From the Mountains to the Mission ... of the Bible. She has taught all ages and currently teaches a class of ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... The company ... of today’s consumer and regulatory authorities worldwide. From Children’s to Adults 50+, every ... meet the highest standard. , These products are also: Gluten Free, Non-GMO, ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... Hair Restoration, has recently contributed a medical article to the newly revamped ... Dr. Mohebi’s article spotlights the hair transplant procedure known as Follicular Unit ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/27/2017)... and NEW YORK , Sept. 27, 2017 ... mobile health and big data solutions, today announced that its MyDario product ... check your local TV listings for when The Dr. Oz Show airs ... The ... this month. ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... -- As the latest Obamacare repeal effort moves is debated, ... and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) medical device market ... is in an odd place.  The industry wants repeal ... on medical device sales passed along with the Affordable ... visits and hospital customers with the funding to invest ...
(Date:9/18/2017)... KALAMAZOO, Mich. , Sept. 18, 2017 ... , and OptiMed Specialty Pharmacy of Kalamazoo, ... offer a strategic hub service that expedites and streamlines ... personal spirometer, Spiro PD 2.0, and wellness management services.  ... is a medical device used to measure lung function ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: