Thank you to all who attended this symposium!
23nd Annual Harvard Nutrition Obesity Symposium
The Neurobiology of Eating Behavior in Obesity: Mechanisms and Therapeutic Targets
Wednesday, June 8, 2022
This event will be held virtually. All are welcome!
Registration for this event is free for all attendees.
The NORCH is pleased to announce the topic for our 2022 symposium, “The Neurobiology of Eating Behavior in Obesity: Mechanisms and Therapeutic Targets.” See below for the full list of speakers.
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Steven Grinspoon, MD
Director, Nutrition Obesity Research Center at Harvard
Session 1: Pathways Governing Eating Behavior
Moderators: Vibha Singhal, MD, MPH and Frankie Heyward, PhD, Harvard Medical School
The Neural Basis for Hunger
Bradford B. Lowell, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Integration of Endocrine and Neuroimaging Techniques to Evaluate Food Motivation
Laura Holsen, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Gut-brain Communication in Control of Appetitive Behavior
Ivan E. de Araujo, DPhil
Professor, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Inflammatory Modulators of Food Consumption and Endocrine Action
Ellen Schur, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine, University of Washington
Gut Microbiota as a Key Regulator of Brain & Behaviour: Relevance to Obesity
John F. Cryan, PhD, MRIA
Vice President for Research & Innovation, University College Cork
Why did I eat that? Alterations in brain and behavior contributing to obesity
Carrie Ferrario Newman, PhD
Associate Professor, University of Michigan