The German weekly news magazine “Focus” noticed the work of one of our PhD students, Nora Mehl. Annette Horstmann explains the finer details of the research in an interview here.
In March, our scientific coordinator Christian Kalberlah moved on to new professional shores after nearly 3 years with the O’Brain Lab. Though we are sad to see him leave we are excited about Christian’s new position at the DZL (Deutsches Zentrum für Lungenforschung | The German Centre for Lung Research)....
The Integrated Research and Treatment Center (IFB) announced the funding programs MD Pro_1 (Promotion) and MD Pro_2 (your research project) for talented students in particular in the field of medicine. Deadline for applications is January 3rd, 2016. More information can be found here.
Congratulations to Jakob Simmank & Annette Horstmann, who published in Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience this October, entitled: Incidental rewarding cues influence economic decisions in people with obesity. Online at: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnbeh.2015.00278/full
Shortly after the first “Leipzig International Meeting for Interdisziplinary Obesity Research” (LIMIOR) on causes and consequences of morbid overweight the conclusions drawn are positive. GO TO IFB POST
Leipzig gets it first International Meeting for Interdisciplinary Obesity Research (LIMIOR). It set set for September 6th to 10th, 2015. LIMIOR Info (IFB)
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, &...
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.
Annette wrote a chapter in the current non-profit aid magazine: a German information service in the field of food, agriculture and consumer protection. Annettes Article (Übergewicht: Reine Kopfsache?) is at page 30–40. GO TO ARTICLE
On June 27th, the Long Night of Sciences (aka Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften) took place in Leipzig, along with the IFB and over 40 institutions. Read more at the IFB post