Editor-in-Chief Eric Ravussin, PhD
Associate Editor-In-Chief Donna H. Ryan, MD
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The Editors of Obesity
want your best research for the 4th annual Obesity
Journal Symposium, which will be held during ObesityWeek 2016. The Symposium and the accompanying special section of Obesity
are designed to showcase the journal’s top papers that provide important insights into preventing and treating obesity.
The authors of the four winning papers will give oral presentations during the Symposium, and a special section at the front of the November 2016 issue of Obesity
will be reserved for their work. Both the Symposium and the full published papers will be publicized to the obesity research community and the press.
This year, the four presenting authors will also receive complimentary ObesityWeek registration. In addition, for all submissions that are accepted by the journal but not chosen as winners, the journal is offering immediate online publication.
Investigators planning to submit an abstract for ObesityWeek are also encouraged to submit their full paper for the Symposium in order to bring even greater visibility to their work. State-of-the art research on the mechanisms of energy balance, innovative clinical or translational studies that challenge current paradigms, and novel “proof of concept” papers are particularly sought.
Entries will be accepted beginning February 15 through the journal's online manuscript submission system
. All papers must be received for consideration by June 1, and the winners will be announced this summer.
Additional details are available here
Also be sure to read the winning papers from the 2015 competition here
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Don't forget to use the following citation when referring to the guidelines in your work:
Jensen MD, Ryan DH, Donato KA, Apovian CM, Ard JD, Comuzzie AG, Hu FB, Hubbard VS, Jakicic JM, Kushner RF, Loria CM, Millen BE, Nonas CA, Pi-Sunyer FX, Stevens J, Stevens VJ, Wadden TA, Wolfe BM, Yanovski SZ. Guidelines (2013) for managing overweight and obesity in adults. Obesity 2014;22(S2):S1-S410.
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