Milena Georgieva, CSO at EPIX.AI about Epigenetic Programming in Early Life and its Impact on Obesity and Health Outcomes
The Bulgarian Association for the Study of Obesity and Related Diseases (BASORD) recently concluded its 32nd annual congress on childhood obesity in Albena, Bulgaria. This significant event, held from the 7th to the 9th of September, brought together experts from various fields to discuss and address the pressing issue of childhood obesity.
The congress, organized into six comprehensive tracks, delved deep into topics ranging from prevention programs to the psycho-social aspects of childhood obesity. On the second day, a standout moment was the plenary session by Milena Georgieva, CSO at EPIX.AI. Her enlightening presentation on "Epigenetic Programming in Early Life and its Impact on Obesity and Health Outcomes" emphasized the crucial role of epigenetics in understanding the root causes and potential solutions for childhood obesity.
As we reflect on the insights and discussions from the congress, it's evident that collaborative efforts and research are key to tackling the global challenge of childhood obesity.