Prof. Arne Astrup The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Denmark

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Professor Arne Astrup graduated in medicine from the University of Copenhagen in 1981 and went on to become a Doctor of Medical Science in 1986. He is now Professor and Director of the Department of Human Nutrition at the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University in Frederiksberg, Denmark. His major research... read moreinterests include the genetics, physiology and pathophysiology of energy and substrate metabolism, with particular emphasis on the etiology and treatment of obesity and its co-morbidities, such as type 2 diabetes. In 2006, Professor Astrup became President of the International Association for the Study of Obesity.