ASB Visiting Professor public lecture: Is sugar the primary factor driving the epidemics of obesity and diabetes? Event as iCalendar

18 February 2014

6 - 6:30pm

Venue: OGGB Case Room 2, 260-057, 12 Grafton Road, Auckland

ASB Visiting Professor Richard Johnson is Professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension at the University of Colorado, Denver, and an adjunct professor of medicine at the University of Florida, USA. He has also performed extensive research on the role of uric acid and fructose in the epidemic of obesity, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and hypertension. He has published over 420 articles, lectured in over 30 countries, and is co-editor of the very successful clinical textbook, Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology. He has also written a lay book, The Sugar Fix (Rodale), which was published in 2008.


For more information, please contact Susan Kelly Email Susan Kelly susan.kelly@auckland.ac.nz