3rd Nordic Neuroscience Meeting in Helsinki — Day 1

On the agen­da are the 3rd Nordic Neu­ro­science Meet­ing and a vis­it to the new lab of group leader Annette Horstmann, who was recent­ly appoint­ed as an Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor of Behav­iour­al and Brain Sci­ences at the Depart­ment of Psy­chol­o­gy and Logo­pe­dics at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Helsin­ki.

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The O’BRAIN Lab on TV

If you ever wondered what happens during binge eating, the local TV network MDR has released a neat 4 minute long TV clip (in German). It features our PhD student Maria Waltmann who, together with Nadine Herzog, currently collects data for a large study investigating the shared and differential neurocognitive mechanisms of obesity and binge eating disorder.

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O’BRAIN @ NIH

Annette will trav­el to the US next week to present as an invit­ed speak­er at a pres­ti­gious work­shop on Real-Time fMRI Neu­ro­feed­back at Nation­al Insti­tute of Men­tal Health (NIH) in Bethes­da, MD (USA). Check out the line up and agen­da here.

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Annette Horstmann awarded with the DAG research prize

A recent trip to Frank­furt for the 32nd Annu­al Con­fer­ence of the Ger­man Obe­si­ty Soci­ety (DAG: Deutsche Adi­posi­tas Gesellschaft) was a great suc­cess for the O’Brain Project: Annette Horstmann was award­ed with the DAG research prize 2016, hon­our­ing her recent work on the neu­ro­bi­ol­o­gy of obe­si­ty. Con­grat­u­la­tions! The team was...

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IFB Dialog with Annette Horstmann, et al.

What influences our eating habits? These and oth­er ques­tions were addressed by the IFB Dia­logue held on Octo­ber, 14th. “Kummerspeck” and emo­tion­al eat­ing are well-known phe­nom­e­na. Many peo­ple know the very sit­u­a­tions in which a choco­late bar soothes our minds or relieves stress. Speak­ers: Annette Horstmann, Anette Ker­st­ing, Thomas Ell­rott, &...

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Horstmann in LVZ

Annette appeared in Leipzig’s news­pa­per (LVZ) today on August, 22nd, with the arti­cle Der Lock­ruf des Essens. Ver­e­na Müller, sci­ence jour­nal­ist, is host­ing the arti­cle online on her blog.

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