German news magazine Fokus on ravenousness (http://www.focus-magazin.de/focus-diabetes), Winter 2013, p. 48–51. Read online [UPDATE 2017] Article is not available anymore.
We’re happy to announce the launch of the IFB Junior Research Group “Decision-making in Obesity: Neurobiology, Behavior, and Plasticity” headed by Dr Annette Horstmann. The scientists in this field of “neurobiology and decision-making in obesity” try to find out how unfavorable eating habits in overweight people are developing, and how...
As of November 1st, Filip Morys joins our lab as IFB PhD student in Annette’s Junior Research Group. A very warm welcome! His Profile: Filip Morys
As of October 1st, Maria Poessel joins our lab as PhD candidate. A very warm Welcome! Her profile will be maintained here: Maria Poessel
German broadcaster Radio Eins featured Anja’s work in a radio report/interview.
As of June 1st, Christian Kalberalh joins our lab as Scientific Coordinator funded by SFB 1052. Welcome on board!
German science magazine SciLogs (by Spektrum) interviewed Annette on the relationship of obesity and the brain (German only). GO TO ARTICLE
Launch of the CRC 1052 (Collaborative Research Centre) “Obesity Mechanisms” with the Project A5 “Neurocognitive Models of Behavioral Control in Obesity” headed by Dr Annette Horstmann and Dr Jane Neumann
Lucas Kastner joins the project as PhD student in the IFB-program MD Pro1
Taken from IFB Blog: http://www.ifb-leipzig.com/en/blog/2012–09-27-adiposity-responsible-loss-brain-cells Is adiposity responsible for the loss of brain cells? A new study shows that adiposity apparently increases the risk for dementia. The connection between the two diseases is more complex that previously assumed. In Germany currently more than one million people suffer from the loss of their...