The genetics of obesity (Webinar)

30 November, 2020

General Information

The third webinar in The genetics of… series. This webinar will explore the role of genetics in obesity. Join us to find out from leaders in the field about the role our genes play in contributing to the battle of the bulge.

During this webinar you will:

  • Understand how genetic factors are associated with obesity
  • Discover the part obesity genes played in evolution and their role today
  • Explore how nature and nurture combine to influence appetite and body weight


The genetics of…… series
 has been developed following feedback from delegates attending the Genetics of COVID-19 webinars over the last few weeks. Presented by the Medical Genetics section of the Royal Society of Medicine, this series of talks will focus on the role of genetics in different areas of health and well-being.

A Royal Society of Medicine webinar, follow this link for more information and to register