The Netherlands Association for the Study of Obesity (NASO) is a multidisciplinary association with the purpose to study, discuss, and disseminate all (basic) scientific and clinical aspects of overweight and obesity and associated complications. Our goal is to increase mutual exchange between members working in different fields of obesity research.







You can now apply for the 2024 EASO ECN Winter School on “Hot Topics in Obesity” in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, from 14-16 November 2024: https://easo.org/easo-early-career-network/ecn-winter-school/

Application deadline: 6 September 1800 CET.


For all our and your communication about obesity, we stimulate being respectful.
Use free non-stigmatizing pictures (here) and people-first language (here).

Since 2021 is has been acknowledged that obesity is a condition with biological and neuropsychological causes in interplay with the obesogenic environment and socio-economic context: “Obesity is a chronic relapsing disease, which in turn acts as a gateway to a range of other non-communicable diseases, such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and cancer.” Obesity prevention | Knowledge for policy (europa.eu)