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.

We are hiring

We have an open posi­tion for a post-doc in our new lab in Helsin­ki; if you are look­ing for an excit­ing project inves­ti­gat­ing the link between cog­ni­tion, brain func­tion, and nutri­tion in humans, then check out our call here. The dead­line is 21. April, with reviews start­ing imme­di­ate­ly. Prospec­tive start...

Professor Horstmann

We are proud to announce that Annette Horstmann has been made Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor for Behav­iour­al and Brain Sci­ences at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Helsin­ki. From 1st Jan­u­ary 2019 Annette now also runs a lab in the slight­ly more North­ern parts of Europe, whilst main­tain­ing the sis­ter group in Leipzig. Con­grat­u­la­tions Annette!

New O’BRAIN Team Members

We are hap­py to wel­come 2 new team mem­bers: Franziska Rausch & Nora Breuer. They are both med­ical stu­dents who will pur­sue their MD the­ses work with us. Wel­come to the team!

Too much is not enough

We are proud to announce that Annette Horstmann has pub­lished an arti­cle (in Ger­man) in the mag­a­zine Spek­trum der Wis­senschaft, explain­ing how the brains of peo­ple with obe­si­ty are dif­fer­ent to the brains of peo­ple with nor­mal weight — and how that may explain why some peo­ple find it hard...