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...
The O’BRAIN lab was joined by Maria Kobel on 1st April. We are proud to have the 3rd Maria on our team. Welcome!
Our guest PhD student Rossella successfully finished her PhD in early 2019. Congratulations Rossella! How nice that we could contribute a small part to it.
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 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...
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!
If you are looking for a Master Thesis, check out our open position in the field of olfaction. Applications will be received until November, 15th 2018.
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!
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...
Check out our latest paper (in press) in Physiology & Behavior on retraining automatic action tendencies in obesity by Nora Mehl, Lara Mueller-Wieland, O’Brain alumni David Mathar, and Annette Horstmann. Read more here