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.

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.

Dr. Morys

The O’BRAIN Lab is extreme­ly proud of its very own Dr. rer. med. Fil­ip Morys. Fil­ip pre­sent­ed a beau­ti­ful viva on 4th April and thus received his PhD title from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Leipzig. We are delight­ed and very hap­py! In true style, Fil­ip is not wast­ing any time and...

2 Successful Bids

Our med­ical PhD stu­dents Franziska and Nora man­aged to secure junior research grants from the IFB Adi­pos­i­ty Dis­eases. Franzi now has fur­ther fund­ing until April 2020 to inves­ti­gate the influ­ence of diet on the (epi)genetic sta­tus of the dopamin­er­gic sys­tem and how this could affect neu­rocog­ni­tive func­tion. Nora will con­tin­ue...