NASO Publication Prize

Stimulation of the beta-2-adrenergic receptor with salbutamol activates human brown adipose tissue – ScienceDirect
Cell Rep Med. 2023 Feb 21;4(2):100942. doi: 10.1016/j.xcrm.2023.100942.

Full article: Fecal carriage of vanB antibiotic resistance gene affects adipose tissue function under vancomycin use (
Gut Microbes (2022) Jan-Dec;14(1):2083905. doi: 10.1080/19490976.2022.2083905

The effect of a lifestyle intervention on type 2 diabetes pathophysiology and remission: The Stevenshof Pilot Study
Nutrients (2021) 13, 2193; doi 10.3390/nu13072193

Obesity-associated T-cell and macrophage activation improve partly
after a lifestyle intervention (IJO (44) p 838–1850, 2020)
The selected paper was evaluated as ‘underscoring the value of lifestyle treatment in obesity’. It is relevant to study the health benefits of lifestyle intervention beyond  weight loss, in itself and given the current COVID19 pandemic.

The Netherlands Association for the Study of Obesity wants to stimulate and appreciates the work of her young investigators. Therefore, the best publication in the field of obesity research in the year preceding our spring meeting will be awarded.

To apply for the award, you must send in the application form, with written approval of your supervisor, to the NASO-secretary under subject of ‘NASO Publication Prize’. The application deadline for the NASO Publication Prize is the same as the deadline for abstract submission.

NASO-Publication-Prize form

The prize (certificate and 250 euros) will be awarded at the NASO Scientific Spring Meeting.