The Australasian Society for the Study of Obesity (ASSO) was established in 1991. It is a scientific organization of medical practitioners, dietitians, scientists and other health care professionals interested in obesity research, treatment or public health initiatives directed at the prevention of obesity.
Corporate partners include:
- Abbott Australasia Pty, Ltd.
- Roche Products Pty, Ltd.
Major sponsors include:
- Novartis Nutrition Australasia Pty, Ltd.
- 3M Pharmaceutical Pty, Ltd. Australia
- Pfizer Australia
Annual Scientific Meeting sponsors include:
- Unilever Australasia
- BioEnterics Corporation Australia
- Tanita Corporation
(http://www.asso.org.au/sponsors/sponsors.html; accessed 7/30/03)